DAYTON EATS: Winter farmers’ markets offer opportunities to enjoy specialty locally made food

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Winter doesn’t need to bring with it an empty void of fresh, locally produced food. Sure, spring, summer and fall offer a seasonal bounty of options, but don’t count winter out.

With one in every eight Ohioans connecting to farming in some way according to the Ohio Farm Bureau, it’s important to find ways to support our local growers and farmers year-round, not just during warmer weather.

Agriculture is Ohio’s number one industry, contributing more than $105 billion to the economy. According to Ohio Proud, “Ohio is home to more than 1,000 food processing companies and produces more than 200 commercial crops. Of these, the Buckeye State is a leading producer in more than 35 product sectors.”

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