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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. Rain Gardens Beautify, While Protecting the Environment

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

    All it takes is a simple change in design and a slight amendment to the soil, and a garden can be used ... program assistant for Lucas County. "Rain gardens serve their purpose both in rural and urban areas ... of a rain garden is generally four to eight inches deep depending on the type of soil," said ...

  3. Julie Fox Guest Editor of Metropolitan Universities Journal

    https://cityextension.osu.edu/news/julie-fox-guest-editor-metropolitan-universities-journal

    Extension, was guest editor of the latest issue of Metropolitan Universities, Vol. 28.1, "Urban Food ... Networks." The journal is a publication of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU), an ... organization devoted to serving and connecting the world’s urban and metropolitan universities and their ...

  4. Newsletters

    https://cityextension.osu.edu/news/newsletters

    OSU Extension in the City Newsletter- March 2015  The Future of Urban Extension in Ohio The Natioanl ... Urban Extension Leaders Annual Highlights Campus Connections: OSU CFAES School of Environment and ... Leadership in the City Professional Development National Urban Extension Joint Council of Extension ...

  5. 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 ... and enhance the soil. Veteran garden educator Mike Hogan of OSU Extension will discuss building soil ... collaborating on a series of free gardening workshops through mid-June. The "Growing Our Own" ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Collaborating with Advisors, Officials & Partners

    https://cityextension.osu.edu/resources/entrepreneurial-networks/collaborating-advisors-officials-partners

    Housing and Urban Development Grants and Contracts Office of Sponsored Programs College Grant Development ... Advancement College Advancement Office Public Officials Government Affairs, OSU College of Food Agricultural ... Large Urban Couny Caucus National League of Cities U.S. Conference of Mayors, including a metro ...

  8. Leadership in the City

    https://cityextension.osu.edu/news/leadership-city

    Are you interested in Extension in urban areas and ready to improve your knowledge, skills, and ... on a foundation of entrepreneurial theory and urban Extension practice and will build upon existing ...

  9. 2016 Extension in the City Highlights Report

    https://cityextension.osu.edu/news/2016-extension-city-highlights-report

    14 million acres. Strengthening connections along the urban-rural continuum, strengthens Ohio. With ... urban Ohioans. Shifts in demographic characteristics and community conditions require unique strategies ...

  10. City Context

    https://cityextension.osu.edu/resources/entrepreneurial-extension-leadership-city/your-city

    https://cityextension.osu.edu/about-us/urban-ohio World City Data: http://esa.un.org/unpd/wup/Maps/CityDistribution/CityPopulation/CityPop.aspx ... Urban Ohio publications from the Brookings Institution National Association of Counties, Large Urban ... 2014 Population Data and gentrification report, governing.com State of Urban Ohio Regions – Reports ...

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