All About Richland

Free, Healthy Meals Available For Children This Summer

6 Jun , 2018  

This summer, the Ohio Department of Education is sponsoring the Summer Food Service Program, providing children with free, healthy meals – including here in Richland County.

It’s easy to participate and no sign up is required. Simply call 1-866-3-HUNGRY (1-866-348-6479), visit or use the Department’s mobile app for meal times and locations. The Ohio Department of Education Mobile App is available free of charge in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store, search Ohio Department of Education. More…

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All About Richland, Schools

Food And Community Come Together At OSUM Symposium

8 Mar , 2018  

Community leaders in Mansfield are thinking about food and where it comes from a little bit differently today. That’s after The Ohio State University at Mansfield held the 2018 Food Systems Symposium March 1 at Oasis of Love Church in Mansfield.

Over 100 people attended the event. Participants talked about how to address economic, education, diet and food security issues in the community. The goal of the meeting was to discuss how all in the community could work together to create a community-based vision to improve access to safe, affordable and nutritious food in Mansfield and Richland County. More…

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Micro-Farm Growing At OSU Mansfield

13 Sep , 2017  

Updated on 9.17 – This fall something innovative is growing on The Ohio State University at Mansfield campus.

Last month, Kent “Kip” Curtis, Assistant Professor of History, along with Ohio State Mansfield graduate Tyler Arter were joined by 30 students from the Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability program at Ohio State Columbus. The group came to the Mansfield campus to help begin construction of a micro-farm. More…

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All About Richland

Summer Food Program Underway

14 Jun , 2017  

Four sites in Mansfield will provide free weekday lunches for school-age children through early August. One location also offers breakfast. The Summer Food Service Program is operated by the Cleveland Foodbank, Inc. and administered by the Ohio Department of Education. More…