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Rural Film Fest
Calling local photographers and videographers: The Germinate International Film Festival is accepting submissions from Ohio image-makers. The festival focuses on still and video images pertaining to agriculture, food, rural communities, or natural resources. The Highland County Office of OSU Extension will host the festival at Southern State Community College and nearby locations in Hillsboro, OH, August 16 & 17. Find out more about the photo and video categories and learn more about the film festival, connected workshops, and farm-to-table dinner. The deadline to submit a film or photograph is June 30, 2019.
Iconic Regional Restaurants
Local food reporter Teri Horsley has published Iconic Restaurants of Butler County, Ohio, with Arcadia Publishing. The book features some of the county’s best-loved dining spots, including Milillos, Chester’s, and Isgro’s.
Thursday Grill-Outs at Findlay Market
Thursday nights from May 2 through the end of October, Findlay Market’s Biergarten is hosting a “backyard” grill-out. Guests are invited to shop the Market for meats, vegetables, and sides, then cook up a tasty dinner using provided grills and basic kitchen equipment in the Biergarten. The Market is open until 6pm; grills are available until the Biergarten closes at 8pm. Along with local brews on tap, entertainment will be provided by Elementz, who will be hosting an open mic night the second Thursday of every month.
New Findlay Market Vendor Hours
Outdoor vendors, including Blue Oven Bakery, Urbana Cafe, Roth Produce, and other food and artisan craft sellers, are now open six days a week during regular business hours at Findlay Market. Find these sellers in the space on the north side of the Market House inside the roll-up doors. Previously, these businesses were only open on weekends. Find out more about them.
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Bryn’s long career in publishing took a left turn sometime around 2010, when she discovered the joy of food writing. Since then, she’s found professional nirvana as the editor of Edible Ohio Valley, author of The Findlay Market Cookbook, and occasional instructor at The Cooking School at Jungle Jim’s. Find her seasonal recipes at writes4food.com.