As part of their Hearth & Home series, the Mercantile Library (414 Walnut Street, Cincinnati 45202) is offering LocavoraCinciPalooza, a panel discussion on local food. Mary Stagaman, founder and board chair for The Corporation for Findlay Market, will moderate a panel including Chef Jono Fries of Boca Restaurant Group, “Cincinnati Magazine” food writer Donna Covrett, Turner Farms Garden Manager Melinda O’Briant, writer for Robert Parker’s “Wine Advocate” David Schildknecht, and yours truly. Mon, Mar 23rd at 6:30 PM in the Merc's Reading Room. $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers. For more information, call the Merc at 513.621.0717.