Category Archives: Made in the U.S.A.

Ohio: Family farms

For centuries, American farms are what helped make this country great and while family farms are vanishing in other parts of the country, this state still offers a glimpse of our heritage. At a time when the retro farm to table concept is trendy now among foodies, those who live in Ohio are lucky enough to be able find farms just a short car ride away. Whether it’s pick your own apples, or walking through a corn maze that represents Ohio, family farms have a lot to offer! Continue reading

Explore: Ohio Wineries

Napa Valley and California wines first come to mind when we think domestic wines. But winemakers grew grapes in Ohio as far back as the 1830s. By 1865 Ohio produced more wine than any other state in the country. This state helped launch the wine industry in America, according to Donniella Winchell, executive director of Ohio Wine Producers Association. Ohio wineries might be one of its best kept secrets, something worth exploring from those outside the Buckeye state. What’s for sure is the wineries are definitely popular destinations and a worthwhile road trip for those who live here. Continue reading