Welcome to Local Roots!
Our Mission “To establish a year-round market place for the purpose of connecting consumers and producers of locally grown foods and other agricultural products. Our goals are to encourage healthy eating, expand local economic development, promote community involvement, and sustainable living.” What … Read More...
A new electric vehicle charging station was installed at Local Roots Monday 6/23 thanks to the Wayne County Sustainable Energy Network (WCSEN)! The charger is the first public charging station available in Wayne County and fills a void in the Ohio charging matrix. It will allow any electric or plug in hybrid vehicle to be […]
How About a Single Slope Greenhouse? by Susan English Imagine producing high quality green leafy vegetables in the dead of winter in northern Ohio without the use of electric, gas, or coal heat. If this idea catches your attention, you may be interested in the single-slope greenhouse. First developed in the late 1970s and early […]
Early June My last notes were posted in mid April and I was concerned with not having much planted out yet because of the cool weather. I’m happy to report that much of my vegetable garden is planted. I ran out this morning between showers and planted the squash plants I had started from seed […]