30 Mile Meal

Discover the farms, foods and spirits crafted within 30 Miles of Athens Ohio!

Athens has long been the epicenter of a vibrant and thriving local foods region, and now it’s home to one of the nation’s first “super-local” food economies – the 30 Mile Meal. Discover the farms, foods and spirits crafted within just 30 miles of Athens. We say it’s real food, real local, real good…

Check out our 30 Mile Meal map to locate farmers, food markets, local food producers, eateries and local food events. It’s the easiest way to set a course and find your way through our Garden of Eatin’.

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.

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.

Meal Partners

Our region is known for its abundance of locally produced foods. Check out our list of restaurants, local food markets, farmers markets, a winery and a Bed & Breakfast - all offering the best of our region's flavors! Below, look for our rooster to identify businesses that have earned our 'Something to Crow About' award for their commitment to select locally sourced foods first for their menus or shelves.

Specialty Food Producers

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.

Area Farmers Markets

Want to taste the freshest flavors in Athens County? Then head to one of our area farmers markets, where home-grown goods and produce come straight from the farm. Find produce, plants, cheeses, meats, eggs, baked goods and hand-crafted items at any of the markets listed here.

30 Mile Meal Day | Every Tuesday

30 Mile Meal restaurant week is in July, but supporting the Ohio rural farming community, locavore movement, and eating local food should be celebrated more often. Join us in celebrating 30 Mile Meal.