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  1. Susan Colbert and Mike Hogan Recognized for Excellence

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/susan-colbert-and-mike-hogan-recognized-excellence

    Hogan, Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, was recognized by the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm ... the university evolve its understanding of sustainability in agriculture at a time when many concepts ...

  2. Produce auctions for the direct buying and selling of produce

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/summer-2019/produce-auctions-for-the-direct-buying-and-selling-produce

    direct agricultural marketing that is beneficial to many farmers. Produce auctions have a positive ... auctions create another direct agricultural marketing outlet for existing growers and new growers who are ... Ohio communities, with over $20 million in estimated agricultural sales generated from Ohio’s 12 ...

  3. Spring Gardening Workshop Series

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/spring-gardening-workshop-series

    Madison Nabrit Memorial Garden, and Greater Columbus Growing Coalition will be holding the first workshop ... in the Spring Gardening Workshop Series. This workshop series will be held on one Wednesday evening ... Faith  in Columbus. The topics of the series will help any gardener prepare for the 2018 growing season. ...

  4. Summer Garden Walk

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/summer-garden-walk-3

    Come join us for a garden walk to discuss soil health, common problems with weeds, pests and ... diseases, varietal selection, and how to get the most from your garden this season. This event is free and ...

  5. Local Food Champion- Tim McDermott

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/local-food-champion-tim-mcdermott

    Tim McDermott, Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, was recognized by The City of Columbus, ... Elementary Schools. He is working to develop school gardening curriculum that addresses workforce development ... through STEM-based agricultural techniques. “As a long-time Franklin County resident who raised his kids ...

  6. October Newsletter

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/october-newsletter

    and Garden Problem-Solving. More than 860 individuals interested in urban agriculture and small farm ... workshops, to hosting an 8-site urban agriculture bus tour, the Franklin County Extension team continues to ... environment. To date, participants have learned about soils, plant science, and urban agriculture development ...

  7. Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens Open House Celebration

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/chadwick-arboretum-learning-gardens-open-house-celebration

    opportunities. Chadwick Arboretum Staff and Volunteers as well as Franklin County Master Gardeners will be available to ... answer questions. Tours include: research lake, energy-efficient enCORE solar house, pollinator garden ...

  8. The Edible Garden Display: Success!

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/edible-garden-display-success

    In February, our Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteers expanded their educational outreach ... with The Edible Garden display at The Columbus Dispatch Home and Garden Show. The Edible Garden ... hands-on display allowed visitors of the Home and Garden Show to learn from our trained Master Gardener ...

  9. Our Largest Master Gardener Class Ever!

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/our-largest-master-gardener-class-ever

    Franklin County’s largest ever Master Gardener Volunteer (MGV) class recently completed the ten ... County. The class will formally graduate and become full-fledged Master Gardener Volunteers at the end of ... in Ohio, with 247 volunteers.  In 2017, Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteers performed 14,429 ...

  10. Direct Marketing, partners collab to improve farmers market sustainability

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/summer-2019/direct-marketing-partners-collab-improve-farmers-market-sustainability

    Christie Welch Direct Marketing Specialist OSU Direct Food & Agricultural Marketing Program Is ... can be found on food packing, farm production methods, and even non-agricultural related businesses ... According to USDA’s National Agricultural Library, when searching for the definition of sustainable, ...

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