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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. Cleveland, Other Cities Could Produce Most of Their Food: Ohio State Study

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cleveland-other-cities-could-produce-most-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 ...

  3. 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 ... 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 ...

  4. High-tech Rain Garden Nets OARDC Innovator Award

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/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 ...

  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 ... 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 ...

  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. Fight Back Against Emerald Ash Borer; Inventory Community Trees

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/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, ...

  8. Symposium in April to Explore Carbon Sequestration in Urban Green Spaces

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/symposium-april-explore-carbon-sequestration-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 ...

  9. "Learning Garden" Teaches Landscaping Skills

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/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, ...

  10. Why Trees Matter? Forum to Explore It

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/why-trees-matter-forum-explore-it

    Ohio State University, “Urban Coyotes Living in the Urban Forest.” Featured, too, will be: “Why Trees ... Cochran, the arboretum’s program director. The arboretum is part of Ohio State’s Ohio Agricultural Research ... and Development Center in Wooster. Hours are 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 959 Dover Rd., ...

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