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  1. Cuyahoga County: Home on the Farm

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cuyahoga-county-home-farm

    redeveloping our communities with community gardens, urban farms and farmers markets," said Marie Barni, ... Agricultural Research and Development Center. That's on top of assisting dozens of other urban farms ... Business' 2011 New Economic Development Practice Award for its role in urban agriculture and small farms ...

  2. Clever Rabbits or Not, Parking Lot Farm Is Seeing Results

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/clever-rabbits-or-not-parking-lot-farm-seeing-results

    Kovach discusses his urban farming “parking lot”  research. As Kovach talks, a wren sings from a tree ... examples of the biological diversity, both helpful to a garden and less so, that Kovach is cultivating. ... and improve urban farming. “We have a lot of abandoned parking lots in the big cities of Ohio, ...

  3. Study Examines Rural Low-Income Families in Light of Welfare Reform

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/study-examines-rural-low-income-families-light-welfare-reform

    educated mothers are more likely to work less than 40 hours per week; those with less education are more ... likely to be working more than 40 hours. Less than one-fifth of the mothers are working in jobs with ... University, has joined researchers from 14 other land-grant universities to interview 433 rural mothers with ...

  4. Cleveland, Other Cities Could Produce Most of Their Food: Ohio State Study

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cleveland-other-cities-could-produce-most-their-food-ohio-state-study

    gardens, aquaculture or urban farms," said Grewal, who holds appointments with both the ... urban agriculture, with more than 200 community gardens (about 50 acres) in existence and legislation ... " was published online on July 20 by the journal  Cities. "Urban agriculture is becoming very ...

  5. Free 'Growing Our Own' Gardening Workshops in Columbus

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/free-growing-our-own-gardening-workshops-columbus

    9 a.m. to noon, Irrigating Urban Gardens. Larry Brown and Angelica Huerta from Ohio State University will ... collaborating on a series of free gardening workshops through mid-June. The "Growing Our Own" ... to planning and seeding your garden. All except the Feb. 11-12 weekend workshop are located at Godman ...

  6. Stay Safe on an ATV or UTV. Get Tips at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/stay-safe-atv-or-utv-get-tips-farm-science-review

    agricultural research, conservation, family and nutrition, and gardening and landscape. Farm Science Review ... University Extension's Agricultural Safety and Health Program will be on hand during Farm Science Review ... between the exhibit area and I-70. Farm Science Review is sponsored by the College of Food, Agricultural ...

  7. Learn How to Construct a Rain Garden at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-how-construct-rain-garden-farm-science-review

    University's Farm Science Review can get more information on the construction and maintenance of rain gardens ... Extension educator in agriculture and natural resources, will present "Rain Gardens" at 11 a.m. on ... exhibitor grounds. Farm Science Review will be held Sept. 22-24 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in ...

  8. ECO Farming Saves Growers Money, Improves Soil and Benefits Environment, Researchers Say

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/eco-farming-saves-growers-money-improves-soil-and-benefits-environment-researchers-say

    cover crops do for us in ECO farming, mimics Mother Nature by tying up the nutrients and carrying them ... “ECO Farming allows growers to work more with Mother Nature, who has been doing this for millions of ... farming can be very expensive, but if we do it the way Mother Nature does it, a lot of these problems that ...

  9. High-tech Rain Garden Nets OARDC Innovator Award

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-tech-rain-garden-nets-oardc-innovator-award

    streets, roadsides, urban farms, animal farms, rooftops, car washes, laundromats and many more, making its ... Farm Bureau 4-H Center. OARDC is the research arm of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and ... Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). The award honors innovation and entrepreneurship by OARDC ...

  10. Grow Fruits and Vegetables Anywhere With a Compost Sock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/grow-fruits-and-vegetables-anywhere-compost-sock-0

    land; and they need less-expensive equipment compared to larger-scale, open-field farming methods. With ... be a way for communities to promote urban gardening, support local foods, and encourage healthier ... compost sock system comparable to in-soil production, that means that we can farm anywhere with high ...

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