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  1. Heroes Garden Graduation

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/heroes-garden-graduation

    participated in classroom sessions on urban farming and gardening topics in the early spring and then planted ... Eighteen active duty military veterans recently graduated from a five month farming and gardening ... training program called the Heroes Garden. The project was a collaboration between the Franklin County ...

  2. Keep the Garden & the Harvest Alive Over Winter Workshop

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/keep-garden-harvest-alive-over-winter-workshop

    , community gardener and urban farmer to continue the harvest or to improve their soil. Come learn how to over ... Ohio is a four-season growing environment and winter is a great time for the backyard gardener ... winter vegetables as well as plant cover crops for soil improvement. The class is free and open to the ...

  3. Chow Line: New research shows washing raw poultry dangers

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-new-research-shows-washing-raw-poultry-dangers-0

    likely splashing chicken juices that can spread those pathogens in the kitchen and contaminate other ...  issued last week from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service showed ... dangerous levels of contamination between bacteria from raw poultry and other surfaces, and foods being ...

  4. New Ohio State center focuses on improving food safety, preventing foodborne illness

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/new-ohio-state-center-focuses-improving-food-safety-preventing-foodborne-illness

    record of protecting public health to Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... scientific, risk-based food safety system that prevents foodborne illnesses and protects public health by ... that he developed, most likely, from eating contaminated ground meat. His passing fueled Kowalcyk to ...

  5. Veteran farming program offers heroes help

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/veteran-farming-program-offers-heroes-help

    dirt, rocks, and plants that line the path leading to the Heroes Garden. The 74-year-old Vietnam veteran ... pulls up to a section of raised garden beds filled with rows of radish and pepper plants and smiles as ... again—planting something, nurturing it, and watching it produce. “Not only does this garden keep me active, it’s ...

  6. News tips and events for the week of Sept. 9

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/news-tips-and-events-for-the-week-sept-9

    of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) have developed a free guidebook for ... Hall, agricultural and resource law field specialist for CFAES, and Eric Romich, a field specialist in ... shah.971@osu.edu, 330-263-3858. 11 Urban Landscape Pest Management Workshop,  9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Nationwide & ...

  7. Costa Rica: Service Learning

    https://ansci.osu.edu/newsletter/student-newsletter/september-11-2019-september-23-2019-september-16-2019/costa-rica

    a bio-digester, creating urban gardens, constructing mobile chicken coops, assisting with school renovations or ...

  8. Ohio Master Urban Farmer Workshop Series

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/ohio-master-urban-farmer-workshop-series

    several books, light refreshments each evening, one free soil test, and an urban farm bus tour. This ... The Ohio Master Urban Farmer Workshop Series is an intensive educational program developed by OSU ... market all kinds of food products in an urban environment. While the workshop content will be ...

  9. Planting alternative grasses that can handle lots of rain

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/planting-alternative-grasses-can-handle-lots-rain

    State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). “If we can become ... which left soils persistently saturated.  Unlike cool-season grasses, prairie grasses have extensive ... a good source of food for animals and is very tolerant of chronically wet soils, Gelley said. Anyone who ...

  10. Day in the Life with Avery Williamson

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/day-life-avery-williamson

    experience sparked Joyona’s interest in agriculture. A once in a lifetime experience was spent with New York ... the garden. She said, “this taught me how much hard work it takes to be a farmer.”  Which is exactly ...

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