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  1. Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens Spring Plant Sale

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/chadwick-arboretum-learning-gardens-spring-plant-sale

    The 2016 Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens Plant Sale and Auction is May 5–7. A buckeye ... garden art, Mother’s Day gifts you won’t find anywhere else. This year, we are also excited to announce, ... (Horticulture and Floriculture Honor Society). And this year, Swainway Urban Farms was hired to grow heirloom ...

  2. 8 ways a city’s vacant lots can be good for the environment

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2015/8-ways-city%E2%80%99s-vacant-lots-can-be-good-environment

    training Master Gardener volunteers on issues related to urban farming. To contact the scientist: Mary ... plants and increased ecosystem services,” she said, “urban vacant land can be seen as an asset for ...

  3. HCS Spring 2016 Seminar

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/hcs-spring-2016-seminar

    The Potential of Urban Agriculture Production Systems for Sustainable Food Production and Food ...

  4. Job Skills and Careers

    https://oardc.osu.edu/impacts/job-skills-and-careers

    leadership and job skills programs to teaching agriculture in urban centers to helping farmers and pesticide ...

  5. Growing season: OARDC's organic farming program gets a shot in the arm

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-2014/growing-season-oardcs-organic-farming

    research and outreach efforts will once again be funded,” said OFFER Director Brian McSpadden Gardener. The ... Agriculture’s National Organic Program, according to the agency’s 2012 Census of Agriculture. The total ranks ... science-based information to organic growers throughout Ohio.”—Brian McSpadden Gardener Science for Ohio’s ...

  6. Signature Areas

    https://oardc.osu.edu/signature-areas

    Security, Production and Human Health This signature area focuses on improving agricultural production; ...

  7. Ohio’s annual Stinner Summit makes plans for sustainable food, communities

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2015/ohio%E2%80%99s-annual-stinner-summit-makes-plans

    water — including such issues as local food, urban farming, food security and sustainable agriculture ... Participants in the summit brainstormed and planned projects to enhance healthy agricultural ecosystems and ... time and effort, to put their new plans into action. Successfully managing an agricultural ecosystem ...

  8. OFFER Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/offer-field-day

    provide science-based research and information to Ohio’s organic farmers, gardeners, processors, retailers ... and at the John Hirzel Sustainable Agriculture Farming Systems Research Site in northwestern Ohio. The ...

  9. CFAES Research Community

    https://oardc.osu.edu/https%3A/cfaes.osu.edu/cfaes-research-community

    and Graduate Education Director, Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station College of Food, Agricultural ... , and Environmental Sciences 106 Agricultural Administration Building, 2120 Fyffe Rd, Columbus, OH 43210 ...

  10. Research on link between health and nature will grow in new OARDC garden

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/january-february-2016/research-link-between-health-and-nature

    OARDC’s Secrest Arboretum has many gardens, but its newest addition stands out for its therapeutic ... and research value. Dedicated in September, the Lemmon and Rice Health and Wellness Garden was ... gardens and nature on people’s health. The 115-acre arboretum is on OARDC’s campus in Wooster. The ...

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