OEFFA, the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association, has on its website an on-line data base that can help consumers find fresh, locally-grown produce and other farm products. The data base is called the Good Earth Guide. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Renee Hunt, OEFFA's Education Program Director.
More than twenty-thousand volunteers from several states will be participating in this weekend’s Ohio River Sweep. Great Parks of Hamilton County spokesperson Kimberly Whitton says they’ll be hosting two clean-up locations. Ms. Whitton talked to WNKU’s Matt Kelley about how it came about; and what will be happening during River Sweep. ( get more information at www.greatparks.org or www.orsanco.org )
75 years ago tomorrow, a young Cincinnati Reds lefthander began a pitching feat that has never been duplicated before or since. Johnny Vander Meer pitched a no-hitter against the Boston Bees at Crosley Field and then pitched another one in his next start at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Reds Historian Greg Rhodes about Vander Meer and his double no-hitters.
Mainstrasse Village in Covington Kentucky will be hosting the 13th annual Goettafest this weekend. Spokesperson Donna Kremer says there are countless ways to serve the traditional German staple. Ms. Kremer talked to WNKU’S Matt Kelley about what people will be dishing up at Goettafest this year. (Get more information at www.mainstrasse.org )
The banana split is an iconic treat with a history in our region. Wilmington, Ohio holds an annual festival in honor of this classic dessert, which the city says was invented there. This year's Banana Split Festival takes place today and Saturday. WNKU's Sara Dreibelbis has a preview.