Welcome to the epicenter of a vibrant and thriving local foods economy and the most local of locavore initiatives in the country. Discover the diversity of our local foods economy - all within a 30 mile radius of Athens, Ohio.
Wondering where to find local peaches or lamb? Or a restaurant that
serves great food and supports local farmers? Check out our 30 Mile Meal Map to
locate farmers, food markets, local food producers, eateries and local food
Are you a regional farmer, CSA, Farmers Market, a retail outlet that carries local foods, or an eatery that incorporates local ingredients into your menu? Do you host farm tours or local foods events? Call us for info on being included in our 30 Mile Meal Map.
The 30 Mile Meal provides a shared identity for our many farmers, specialty food producers, farmers and retail markets, food events, and independently-owned eateries and bars featuring locally sourced menus. All create and nurture our 'Garden of Eatin.'
The 30 Mile Meal Project is a collaboration of the ACCVB, the
Appalachian Center for Economic Networks (ACEnet) and 140+ local food partners.
This initiative pushes the envelope on the growing 100 Mile Meal movement with
our own 'super-local' effort to assist visitors and residents in finding local
foods and places where you can savor the flavors and food experiences of our region.
Here's a quick look at some of the people and places of the 30 Mile Meal.
30 Mile Meal events are quite diverse. However, they all share a delicious commonality; local flavor. Something for everyone to savor.