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Local Matters at Ohio State Fair

  • Lausche Youth Center, Ohio Expo Center & State Fair 717 East 17th Avenue Columbus, OH, 43211 United States (map)

Fuel Your Fun at the Ohio State Fair with Local Matters!

Take a quick detour while you're at the Ohio State Fair to check out Local Matters' fun, delicious, and healthful food for kids! Our hands-on food and growing sessions create  learning opportunities for kids of all ages! You will learn how to grow healthy foods, what healthy foods do for our bodies, and how the healthful choice can be the delicious choice! Whether you're getting hands dirty planting seeds or helping to prepare a delicious, healthful snack,  you will learn that healthy eating is not only good for your body, but tons of fun. Stop by and taste different whole foods that keep you minds and bodies strong and full of energy - perfect to fuel your fun at the fair all day long!

Admission to Local Matters activities is included with Ohio State Fair admission. For more information about the Ohio State Fair, visit:

July 25, 2018 | 10:00am - 4:00pm
Fuel Your Fun with MyPlate

Cooking Demo: N/A

Hands-On Cooking Activity: Quinoa & Black Bean Salad with Whole Grain Corn Tortilla Chips

Growing Activity: Seed Pods

Please note that listed activities are subject to change without prior notice.

Earlier Event: July 24
Fish Recipes that Don't Flounder
Later Event: July 26
Local Matters at Ohio State Fair