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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. 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 ...

  3. 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

    fruiting seasons. And some of the diversity has to do with what, exactly, comes to live in the garden ... June 18, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Even a garden in the middle of a parking lot can have a problem with ... garden on an old asphalt parking lot in Wooster in northeast Ohio. “I actually saw one leave (the ...

  4. Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of April 5

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-food-ag-env-calendar-listings-april-5

    Shyville Road. Features Good Agricultural Practices for preventing microbial contamination of fruits and ... Agricultural Practices for preventing microbial contamination of fruits and vegetables on farms. Presented by ...

  5. Ohio State University experts research new, innovative, sustainable ways to manage pests

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-university-experts-research-new-innovative-sustainable-ways-manage-pests

    in other parts of the state.  ·         Consumer/urban: Master Gardener training to help identify ... biological control agents.  ·         Specialty crop and urban agriculture: working with vegetable growers to ... a recently renewed, three-year, $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of ...

  6. Chow Line: Reduce risk linked to fresh produce (for 10/23/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-reduce-risk-linked-fresh-produce-102311

    fruits and vegetables, that aren’t cooked first? You can take some common-sense steps to reduce your risk ... (see below), but some risk still exists. The type of bacteria associated with the cantaloupe outbreak, ... supposed to protect yourself against that kind of contamination? You’ve identified a problem that has ...

  7. Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of March 3

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-food-ag-env-calendar-listings-march-3

    State University Extension and Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center experts are some of the ... Agricultural Practices for preventing microbial contamination of fruits and vegetables on farms. Presented by ... 614-688-3479. May 19: Irrigating Urban Gardens, 9 a.m.-noon, Godman Guild, 303 E. 6th St., Columbus. Workshop on ...

  8. Chow Line: Recalled or not, handle eggs safely (for 9/5/10)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-recalled-or-not-handle-eggs-safely-9510-1

    eggs look just like eggs that aren't contaminated. To reduce your risk-- especially if you're ... August 27, 2010 I'm curious about how the inside of eggs could become contaminated with ... 72 hours after being exposed. Children, the elderly or people with a chronic illness are most at risk ...

  9. Chow Line: Scientists examining risks of raw produce (for 6/29/08)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-scientists-examining-risks-raw-produce-62908-0

    years. How do fruits and vegetables become contaminated? That's a question researchers nationwide ... harmful bacteria. Plus, we also tend to be more cautious while handling raw meat, reducing risk of ... how those tomatoes were contaminated. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it can ...

  10. Fruit, Vegetable Safety Program Set for Cleveland Oct. 3

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fruit-vegetable-safety-program-set-cleveland-oct-3

    September 21, 2012 CLEVELAND, Ohio-- A program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and ... vegetable farms will take place from 6-9 p.m. on Oct. 3 at the Urban Community School, 4909 Lorain Ave., in ... Cleveland. Food safety and Good Agricultural Practices, or GAPS, for fruit and vegetable production are the ...

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