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Saving Medicinal Plants in Ohio
United Plant Savers, an organization dedicated to conserving at-risk native medicinal plants and their habitats in the U.S. and Canada, is opening its Center for Medicinal Plant Conservation in Rutland, OH. The grand opening weekend is September 21–22, and includes keynote talks by Rosemary Gladstar and Steven Foster, live music, self-guided hikes of the sanctuary, and a catered dinner. For more information and to register for the event, please visit: www.unitedplantsavers.org
Business Guidance for Food Entrepreneurs
Aviatra Accelerators Inc., an accelerator devoted to empowering women-owned startups and small businesses, and Findlay Kitchen, Findlay Market’s nonprofit food business incubator kitchen for aspiring food entrepreneurs, are partnering up to better serve local culinary businesses through a program called EXPLORE: Food Edition. The 9-week business development program will help participants test out their business idea, determine the best track to profitability, and learn startup basics—all tailored to the unique scenario of a food business. Classes begin on September 30, and the application deadline is September 20. Find more information and an online application here.
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.