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About Seneca County Common Ground


Created in 2019, Seneca County Common Ground is a nonprofit organization created to support local food & agriculture and promote access to and knowledge of fresh foods for Seneca County residents.


Our mission is centered around supporting and improving the local food ecosystem. We strive to support local growers and producers as well as local organizations and community members through education, events, resources and connection through food.


Board Leadership

The board of the organization includes Seneca County OSU Extension Agent Hallie Williams, Reverend Aaron Gerlach of Old Trinity Episcopal Church, local business owner and chair of the Downtown Retailers Committee Dave Spridgeon, local business leader Dale Depew, TSEP Development Manager Adam Gilmor, and local food vendors Kristy Buskirk of Clay Hill Farms and John Riehm of Riehm Produce Farm.


Farmers Market

Seneca County Common Ground oversees the operations of the Tiffin Seneca Farmers Market. We have hired a market manager to oversee market operations. The  market manager is Kirsten Kemner. Learn more about the market at

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