Cuyahoga County: Home on the 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 ...
Cleveland, Other Cities Could Produce Most of 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 ...
Clever Rabbits or Not, Parking Lot Farm Is Seeing Results
June 18, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Even a garden in the middle of a parking lot can have a problem with ... University scientist who has set up a lushly growing and ostensibly fenced-off fruit and vegetable test ... garden on an old asphalt parking lot in Wooster in northeast Ohio. “I actually saw one leave (the ...
"Learning Garden" Teaches Landscaping Skills
May 1, 2001 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Anyone seeking basic landscape garden design skills or wanting a new ... horticulture students are designing a "learning garden," an outdoor laboratory for learning about ... constructed landscapes commonly found in the urban Midwest, around Howlett Hall on the College of Food, ...
Fight Back Against Emerald Ash Borer; Inventory Community Trees
County will host a Tree Inventory Program on Sept. 16 to walk master gardeners, local legislators, state ... emerald ash borer on the urban forest," said Cindy Meyer, an Ohio State University Extension educator ... in agriculture and natural resources. "This data helps communities anticipate cost, work force, ...
Symposium in April to Explore Carbon Sequestration in Urban Green Spaces
March 8, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Americans covet urban green spaces. We manicure golf courses, tend ... lawns, work the soil for home gardens, create landscaping masterpieces, and turn parks into playgrounds. ... groundwork for terrestrial carbon sequestration in urban ecosystems. "Carbon Sequestration in Urban ...
High-tech Rain Garden Nets OARDC Innovator Award
Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). The award honors innovation and entrepreneurship by OARDC ... honored for developing and patenting a biphasic bioretention system, an advanced type of rain garden, for ... runoff costs cities in Ohio and elsewhere billions of dollars a year to manage. “The biphasic rain garden ...
Rain Gardens Beautify, While Protecting the Environment
program assistant for Lucas County. "Rain gardens serve their purpose both in rural and urban areas ... August 27, 2007 LONDON, Ohio-- Gardens do more than beautify an area, instill a love for plants, ... All it takes is a simple change in design and a slight amendment to the soil, and a garden can be used ...
Free 'Growing Our Own' Gardening Workshops in Columbus
9 a.m. to noon, Irrigating Urban Gardens. Larry Brown and Angelica Huerta from Ohio State University will ... collaborating on a series of free gardening workshops through mid-June. The "Growing Our Own" ... to planning and seeding your garden. All except the Feb. 11-12 weekend workshop are located at Godman ...
OSU Extension Event to Bring the Green Industry to NW Ohio
July 29, 2005 TOLEDO, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension, along with a fledgling garden and ... registration is $20 for the day. The event is sponsored by Ohio State Extension Agricultural Business ... Northwest Ohio Landscape Garden Association-- the first organization of its kind to support green industry ...