President Obama's fancy state dinner tonight with Chinese President Hu Jintao will draw partly on the bounty of Ohio's renowned and delicious agriculture. As well it should: local produce and sustainability are hallmarks of the Buckeye State, probably because we are smart and resourceful, probably also because we are poor and can't afford to go to the grocery store.
As part of the all-American spread, some of the world's most important people will be treated to "accent" vegetables from Huron's The Chef's Garden. We're not entirely sure what accent vegetables are, but we're guessing they are the little carrots cut to look like flowers that no one actually eats. We could be wrong though.