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7:30AM Short North, Yankee on N. High
12:00PM Upper Arlington, Scioto Country Club
7:00AM Westerville Sunrise, Old Bag of Nails
7:30AM TriVillage, OSU Golf Course Club House
7:30AM New Albany, New Albany Country Club
12:00PM Gahanna, Jefferson Golf & Country Club
12:15PM Dublin-Worthington, LaScalla Restaurant
7:30AM Olentangy, Bridgewater Banquet Center
7:30AM Grove City, Pinnacle Golf Club
12:00PM Hilliard, Heritage Country Club
12:00PM Westerville, Villa Milano Party House
7:30AM Dublin A.M., Country Club of Muirfield
7:30AM Clintonville, Patrick J's
7:30AM Worthington A.M, Worthington Hills Country Club
7:45AM Lewis Center, NorthPointe Conference Ctr
12:00PM Whitehall-Bexley, Columbus Country Club
April 27, 2015
Local Matters started in 2002 as The Greater Columbus Foodshed Project (TGCFSP), a collaborative project that emerged from a $200,000 grant from the USDA. Initial partners in this project were Ohio Citizen Action, Innovative Farmers of Ohio, Stratford Ecological Center, Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA), Denison University, Franklin Park Conservatory and the Ohio State University.
The Greater Columbus Foodshed Project created over 20 community gardens with the Child Development Council of Franklin County Head Start and in other locations, and has hosted cooking classes focusing on locally-grown food for some of Columbus’ inner-city neighborhoods. In order to sustain the longevity of that work, the project moved in 2004 under the umbrella of Simply Living, a Columbus-area 501(c)3 nonprofit.
In 2007, TGCFSP merged with the Central Ohio Chef-Grower Network and together they changed their name to Local Matters (both for simplification and to expand the project’s focus). Local Matters applied for separate 501(c)3 status and became an independent nonprofit in April 2008.
Today, Local Matters has fourteen full-time staff members, several part-time team members and a community of over 500 volunteers helping us to achieve a stronger, more secure local food system.
The Boat House at Confluence Park
679 W. Spring Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
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The next 7 non-board members to register for the upcoming District Assembly this Saturday, April 25 at Zane State, Zanesville, Ohio will have their registration fee covered as well. District Assembly is an excellent way for newer Rotarians to engage in club and district activities furthering their understanding of Rotary. Continental breakfast will be offered 8-8:45 AM. The Welcome and Business Meeting convenes at 9 AM. Lunch will also be available and the meeting will conclude at 1 PM. Club Presidents elect, officers, committee chairs should attend.
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