October 2017 Profiles
Approximately one in seven Ohio jobs are supported by the agriculture industry, generating nearly $105 billion annually. These agribusinesses range from family owned farms to major food processing plants.
“With more than 1,300 family-owned farms that have existed for over a century, agriculture has long been a cornerstone of our state’s economy,” said Secretary Husted. “By embracing bioscience and other innovations, we can ensure that Ohio remains on the cutting edge of breakthroughs to support this industry and its job creators.”
October Ohio Business Profile Companies:
has biodynamic cut flowers, heirloom and alpacas. With a 20 acre, bio-diverse property, the location doubles as both a working farm, and distinct event venue and destination.
has been an educational, nonprofit organization for 20 years. They provide educational opportunities through initiatives such as school field trips, day camps and workshops.
started in 1886 and currently has over 500 employees. They started in the flour milling industry, but have grown to include other products such as popcorn and bakery mix.
welcomes customers year round to enjoy many locally grown and made products like fresh produce, syrup from their maple woods, and donuts and freshly baked pies from their onsite bakery.
is a four generation, family-owned, corn and soybean farm. The entire family is passionate about what they do and hope to bring quality brewing ingredients to brewers for years to come.
is a family-run farm that specializes in a variety of mushrooms. Tiger Mushrooms Farms started when 7 year old Te’Lario Watkins II developed a passion for growing plants after participating in a Cub Scout project.