December 31, 1969

Support Local Matters while you shop using your Kroger Plus Card

It’s time to re-register or sign up for the Kroger Community Rewards to benefit Local Matters! This is an easy and FREE way to support our work!!
Please take a minute to read the information below and pass it on to all your family and friends who might support our efforts to transform the food system to be more secure, just, prosperous and delicious!!

Veggie Van Recipe: Warm Salad of Roasted Beets, Cabbage and Ohio Apples

Roasted Beet, Cabbage and Apple Salad


  • ½ yellow onion, diced small
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 head green cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 3 Ohio apples, diced
  • 3 medium beets, roasted*, peeled, diced
  • ½ bunch Italian parsley, leaves only, chopped


Penne with Creamy Pumpkin Sauce


  • 12 oz. box whole wheat penne pasta
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh rosemary
  • 15 oz. can pure pumpkin puree
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • 1/3 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes


Sweet and Spicy Trail Mix

Local Matters was happy to share our Sweet and Spicy Trail Mix with guests at Harvest Ball 2015! We included the recipe below in case you missed it and would like to recreate. 


2 cups mixed raw (untoasted & unroasted) nuts: any combination of cashews, whole almonds, peanuts, pecan halves, or hazelnuts

2 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted

3 Tbsp. light brown sugar

Local Matters on the Move: Set to Relocate Central Ohio Headquarters

For Immediate Release     
September 17, 2015
Media Contact:
Renee LeGendre
Organization Contact:
Michelle Moskowitz Brown

Recipes from Easton Farmer's Market Cooking Demonstrations

Chef Laura here! I am thrilled that Local Matters has been invited to be a part of the Easton Farmer’s Market again this summer. Through our Wellness Matters program, we are conducting cooking demonstrations in the Chef Demo Tent using seasonal produce and ingredients from the farmers and vendors at the market.

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