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  1. Study Provides Insight on Residents of Rural Food Deserts

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/study-provides-insight-residents-rural-food-deserts

    blighted urban neighborhoods with little access to fresh, reasonably priced fruits and vegetables. But ... fresh produce. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, rural residents who live at least 10 ... Michael Pinkham, who were involved in the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center ’s Ohio ...

  2. Urban Farming in a Parking Lot? See It in Action in Wooster: Tours Start May 31

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/urban-farming-parking-lot-see-it-action-wooster-tours-start-may-31

    College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Details about some of the college’s other urban ... best ways to grow food in old asphalt parking lots, will hold free public tours at his test plots in ... are aimed at urban agriculturists in Akron, Cleveland, Columbus and other cities, Kovach said.  “We’ll ...

  3. OSU Extension Event to Bring the Green Industry to NW Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-event-bring-green-industry-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 ...

  4. Rain Gardens Beautify, While Protecting the Environment

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

  5. 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 ... August 17, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – When installed properly, rain gardens capture water, reducing ... University's Farm Science Review can get more information on the construction and maintenance of rain gardens ...

  6. Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of April 25

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-food-ag-env-calendar-listings-april-25

    Information: 614-292-2265 or 330-263-3659. REGISTRATION FULL: May 19:   Irrigating Urban Gardens,  9 a.m.-noon, ... Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Features three-acre garden of 1,500 ... Streeter Garden Amphitheater, Secrest Arboretum, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 ...

  7. Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of April 5

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-food-ag-env-calendar-listings-april-5

      Irrigating Urban Gardens,  9 a.m.-noon, Godman Guild, 303 E. 6th St., Columbus. Workshop on how to build ... Garden of Roses of Legend and Romance, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison ... Science Show, 7-8 p.m., John Streeter Garden Amphitheater, Secrest Arboretum, Ohio Agricultural Research ...

  8. Chadwick Arboretum Blooming With New Garden

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chadwick-arboretum-blooming-new-garden

    strived for a design of the Chadwick Arboretum Bloom garden that best suited its urban setting. "The ... has spent 30 years incorporating his blend of perennials, woody plants and grasses in gardens ... Ohio State's Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens and assisted in installing ...

  9. Ohio State Research Shows Dollar Value of Urban Trees, Benefits NE Ohio City

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-research-shows-dollar-value-urban-trees-benefits-ne-ohio-city

    much they would cost at the local nursery or garden store-- but their true economic value in terms of ... student in the Department of Entomology at Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and ... importance of having well-established, mature trees in urban forests to maximize their contributions. Ohio ...

  10. OARDC Announces 2008 Grad Student Poster Winners

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-announces-2008-grad-student-poster-winners-1

    April 18, 2008 WOOSTER, Ohio — Here are the winners of the Ohio Agricultural Research and ... "Exploring the Frontiers of Urban Soil Ecology: Influence of the Length of Urbanization Period on Soil ... Bacterial Isolates Over Tomato Pathogens"; Brian McSpadden Gardener, Plant Pathology, advisor. • Third ...

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