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  1. City Gardeners: Learn How to Get Big Results from Small Spaces at Free May 15 Event in Columbus

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/city-gardeners-learn-how-get-big-results-small-spaces-free-may-15-event-columbus

    of expertise on the topic. Additionally, there will be other master gardeners on hand to lead tours ... May 9, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- This Sunday, May 15, the Franklin County Master Gardener Vegetable ... Outreach, Education and Research Project will host its first event of the year at the Waterman Agriculture ...

  2. Pennsylvania sustainable ag leader joins Ohio State’s Initiative for Food and AgriCultural Transformation

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2016/pennsylvania-sustainable-ag-leader-joins-ohio

    Brian Snyder, pictured, previously the executive director of one of the leading sustainable ... agriculture organizations in the U.S., has joined Ohio State’s Initiative for Food and AgriCultural ... InFACT, the Initiative for Food and AgriCultural Transformation pursues holistic approaches to ensure good ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ... well in your area under the soil and site conditions found in your rain garden-- annuals, perennials, ... August 17, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – When installed properly, rain gardens capture water, reducing ...

  5. OARDC organic farming program has new interim leader; ‘period of reinvention’ ahead

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2016/oardc-organic-farming-program-has-new-interim

    years ago, is replacing former OFFER director Brian McSpadden Gardener, who left for a job in the ... agricultural administration and director of the college’s Wooster campus, which includes OARDC. “He’s ... well-qualified to lead our effort in organics.” “It seems clear that OFFER will go through a period of ...

  6. Secrest Arboretum Head Named Honorary Member of Garden Club of America

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/secrest-arboretum-head-named-honorary-member-garden-club-america

    educational programs leading to associate degrees in agriculture, horticulture, environmental sciences, ... Secrest Arboretum in Wooster, has been named an honorary member of The Garden Club of America,  one of the ... Bulbs. The Akron Garden Club, a member of the GCA, nominated Cochran for the recognition. Cochran has 47 ...

  7. Symposium to Focus on Reponsible Urban Land-Use Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/symposium-focus-reponsible-urban-land-use-management

    carbon sequestration in urban soils, the view of governmental policy and position, the role of carbon ... ecosystems. Some agenda topics include: The Changing Face of Urban Land Use; Assessment of U.S. Urban Soil ... populations increase, urban centers are becoming the areas of choice for residents. But with increasing ...

  8. Lead in Drinking Water: Ohio Leads the Way. What More Is Needed?

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/lead-drinking-water-ohio-leads-way-what-more-needed

    Protection Agency’s Division of Drinking and Ground Waters, will present “Lead in Drinking Water: Ohio Leads ... and Natural Resources, part of the  College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Baker, ... who’s an alumnus of the school, will talk about lead in water pipes, its prevalence in Ohio — such as ...

  9. New Ohio State Swank Chair to Tackle Rural-Urban Issues

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-ohio-state-swank-chair-tackle-rural-urban-issues

    with the other." The role of the Swank Program in Rural-Urban Policy is to develop and lead ... rural-urban interdependencies is just one of the goals of Ohio State University's newly appointed C. ... William Swank Chair in Rural-Urban Policy. The Swank Program conducts research and education on issues ...

  10. 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

    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 ... garden),” Kovach said. “It pushed its way right out. They were using the wire on the gate as a trap door.” ...

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