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Join OSU Extension - Fairfield County as we pay tribute to local agriculture!

Monday, August 7 | 6pm | Clearcreek Country Vineyards, 9214 Westfall Rd, Amanda | Clearcreek Country Vineyards Tour

Kick off the week by strolling through Clearcreek Country Vineyards to learn about growing techniques and grape varieties. Enjoy a complimentary cupcake from a local bakery! The tasting room will be open following the tour.

Tuesday, August 8 | 6pm | Fairfield County Fairgrounds, 157 E Fair Ave, Lancaster | Ohio Beef at the Fairgrounds

From grilling techniques to tips on using lesser-known cuts of meat, join the OSU Beef Team for a night dedicated to local proteins. A $5 registration fee includes samples and a meat thermometer. Sponsored by The Ohio Beef Council and the Fairfield County Cattlemen’s Association.

Wednesday, August 9 | 6pm | The Green Machine, 148 Union St, Lancaster | Garden Party

Visit an urban edible garden, presented by The Green Machine at Learning Never Ends. Explore how raised beds can be used to grow a bounty of produce and discover the important role this project plays in community development.  

Thursday, August 10 | 5pm | Combustion Brewing & Taproom, 80 W Church St, Pickerington | Combustion Brewery Tour and Pickerington Farmer's Market

Have you ever wondered what it takes to start a brewery? Tour the facilities at one of central Ohio’s top-rated craft breweries, Combustion Brewing. Afterwards, visit the Pickerington Farmers Market next door and stay for a round of trivia.

Friday, August 11 | 1pm | Keller Market House, 134 S Columbus St, Lancaster | Tomato Tasting Open House

Stop by anytime between 1-3pm to visit OSU Master Gardener Volunteers for our annual tomato tasting! Vote for your favorite tomato, pick up resources on food preservation, and get you canner lid tested.

To register, visit go.osu.edu/fclocal or call (740) 653-5419.  For additional information view the Event Flyer.  *Giveaways at each event, limited to the first 100 attendees. Attend three events and receive a free gift!

Thank you to our hosts: Clearcreek Country Vineyards, Fairfield County Fairgrounds, Ohio Beef Council, The Green Machine, Combustion Brewing & Taproom, Keller Market House.