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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, ... a number of such projects in the area, not the least of which is the Urban Agriculture Innovation Zone, ... the site is the largest urban agriculture district in the nation. The project was funded in late 2010 ...

  2. Study Provides Insight on Residents of Rural Food Deserts

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/study-provides-insight-residents-rural-food-deserts

    households also were less likely to have a garden. Blaine suspects that these residents work longer hours ... blighted urban neighborhoods with little access to fresh, reasonably priced fruits and vegetables. But ... fresh produce. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, rural residents who live at least 10 ...

  3. 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

    April 29, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio — A four-member team of current and former Ohio State University ... Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). The award honors innovation and entrepreneurship by OARDC ... scientists either individually or in teams. Parwinder Grewal, Warren Dick, Edward McCoy and Hanbae Yang were ...

  4. 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

    examples of the biological diversity, both helpful to a garden and less so, that Kovach is cultivating. ... results with urban farmers, said Kovach, who also has an appointment with Ohio State University Extension. ... June 18, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Even a garden in the middle of a parking lot can have a problem with ...

  5. 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

    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 ... gardens, aquaculture or urban farms," said Grewal, who holds appointments with both the ...

  6. Gardening Good Therapy for Arthritis Sufferers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/gardening-good-therapy-arthritis-sufferers

    August 24, 2005 BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — Next to walking, gardening is the most preferred form of ... garden lovers get the most out of the experience with the least amount of discomfort.   OSU ... Extension's Agricultural Enhancement Business (ABE) Center received a $7,483 OSU CARES grant to develop ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 100 Lbs. of Potatoes From 4 Sq. Ft.? Learn How in Columbus Aug. 14

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/100-lbs-potatoes-4-sq-ft-learn-how-columbus-aug-14

    August 9, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- On Sunday, Aug. 14, the Franklin County Master Gardener Vegetable ... Outreach, Education and Research Project will host its last gardening program of the season from noon-1 p.m. ... in Columbus.   Free and open to the public, the event will be held at the Waterman Agriculture and ...

  9. 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

    Extension educator in agriculture and natural resources, will present "Rain Gardens" at 11 a.m. on ... August 17, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – When installed properly, rain gardens capture water, reducing ... University's Farm Science Review can get more information on the construction and maintenance of rain gardens ...

  10. Rain Gardens Beautify, While Protecting the Environment

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/rain-gardens-beautify-while-protecting-environment

    program assistant for Lucas County. "Rain gardens serve their purpose both in rural and urban areas ... August 27, 2007 LONDON, Ohio-- Gardens do more than beautify an area, instill a love for plants, ... All it takes is a simple change in design and a slight amendment to the soil, and a garden can be used ...

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