Archive

You are viewing the "food" Archives

Chickens are carried through a poultry slaughterhouse on mechanical arms.

“Will It Be Enough?”: Meatpacking Workers Fear for Safety as Coronavirus Cases Mount

By:
Posted on:

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (OVR) — It’s the uncertainty that gets to Darlene Davis. The uncertainty of when she’ll see her 87-year-old mother in person again. The uncertainty of her co-workers’ health. The uncertainty that comes with the novel coronavirus. When a co-worker of hers at the JBS Swift meatpacking plant in Louisville died from COVID-19, she… Read More

SNAP logo

Online SNAP Program Could Increase Food Accessibility in Ohio Valley

By:
Posted on:

MURRAY, Ky. (OVR) — Kentucky and West Virginia have recently been added to a federal pilot program to allow food stamp recipients to purchase groceries online, and Ohio Valley anti-hunger advocates say it’s a good move to improve food accessibility amid the coronavirus pandemic. The pilot program lets those receiving food assistance through the Supplemental… Read More

Sharon Holm, a volunteer from Food Rescue US

WATCH: Celebrity Chef Jose Andres on Why Food is a National Security Issue

By:
Posted on:

Restaurateur and chef Jose Andres is well known for his efforts to feed people in disaster areas across the globe. Now, his World Central Kitchen has a new challenge: supporting Americans suffering hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic. It has already served a million meals and hopes to expand even beyond the 100,000 people it… Read More

A row of desks in a classroom with a backpack hanging up on the back wall

Free Lunch Options for K-12 Kids in Athens During Pandemic

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — As the coronavirus emergency continues, workers are laid off and food supplies have an irregular flow, some businesses in Athens are chipping in to help parents feed their kids. All Athens City K-12 schools are shutdown to prevent coronavirus spread. While the School District is preparing their meals deliveries starting Monday,… Read More

WOUB Digital

GAP Safety Training


Posted on:

Join Rural Action and OSU extension for a day of farm-food safety training that also counts toward GAP certification. Topics include: Water Quality Worker Training, Health & Hygiene Manure and Compost Handling Domestic and Wild Animals The OSU Extension GAP training is one way to satisfy the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule… Read More

The All People's Fresh Market in Columbus, where low-income people can pick up produce and other items for free to save their SNAP benefits to use at grocery stores.

20,000 Ohioans Set to Lose SNAP Benefits Under Trump Adminstration Rule Change

By:
Posted on:

20,000 childless adults who are considered able-bodied and receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in 29 Ohio counties will soon be getting letters telling them their benefits are being cut off if they don’t find work quickly. 42 mostly urban and Appalachian counties with high unemployment rates have used waivers to exempt non-disabled people from having… Read More

An upcycled Christmas tree

ReUse on Union December Open House


Posted on:

Come on out to our holiday Open House 12-5 Saturday, December 21st! We will be featuring all our consignment artists’ talent. Many will be in attendance, and will have brought in lots of new goodies to peruse – come enjoy refreshments and shop for locally made gifts! Live music on site – stay tuned for… Read More

A giftbag

Last Minute Gifts and Gift Bags!


Posted on:

Need wrappings for that gift, or haven’t yet found something for the people on your list? Come to our drop-in time at Athens Makerspace and whip up a lovely reusable gift bag or choose from our array of sewn project ideas for practical last-minute handmade gifts. These include homemade produce bags, napkins, pot scrubbers, placemat/utensil… Read More

November Open House flier

November Open House


Posted on:

Join us for our November Open House at ReUse on Union from 2-4pm on Saturday, November 9th. Our Upcycling Artist of the Month, Lanna Galloway will be at ReUse on Union showcasing all the amazing quilts and embroidered items she creates! She’ll be demoing how to bobbin draw (definition: using decoritive fibers in the bobbin… Read More

Art on Tap | Social Creativity Hour


Posted on:

Tap into your inner artist with the ZMA at Weasel Boy Brewing Company. Join local artist, Carrie Turner, the third Tuesday of the month for a unique art-making experience each night and enjoy an evening of fine craft beer, wine, great food, and creative company. Welcome in the Fall with this beautiful leaf art project…. Read More

Art on Tap | Social Creativity Hour


Posted on:

Tap into your inner artist with the ZMA at Weasel Boy Brewing Company. Join local artist, Carrie Turner, the third Tuesday of the month for a unique art-making experience each night and enjoy an evening of fine craft beer, wine, great food, and creative company. Kirigami is a style of Japanese paper art that involves… Read More