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  1. Year-Round Youth Garden to Address Food Insecurity Farm Tour

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/year-round-youth-garden-address-food-insecurity-farm-tour

    The Columbus Urban Farm Tour Series is a joint project sponsored by the Franklin County Office of ... Ohio State University Extension, and the Columbus Urban Farmers Network. The goal of the Columbus Urban ... Farm Tour Series tours is to demonstrate to the general public the many benefits of urban farms in ...

  2. The Edible Garden Display: Success!

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/edible-garden-display-success

    In February, our Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteers expanded their educational outreach ... with The Edible Garden display at The Columbus Dispatch Home and Garden Show. The Edible Garden ... hands-on display allowed visitors of the Home and Garden Show to learn from our trained Master Gardener ...

  3. March Newsletter

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/march-newsletter

    Urban Agriculture and Community Garden Summit March 17: Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification ... the Clover 5K, click here.   Agriculture and Natural Resources Master Gardeners meet and greet guests ... County Farm Bureau, Woodcraft, and Franklin County Agricultural Society. To learn more or register for ...

  4. Registration Deadline Extended for the 4-H Project Green Teacher Summer Series!

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/registration-deadline-extended-4-h-project-green-teacher-summer-series

    Are you interested in learning how to lead youth in gardening activities? The 4-H Project Green ... Teacher series will help you to create fun garden activities for youth, map out a school garden learning ... program, and become more confident as a school gardener. 4-H Project Green Teacher is a program facilitated ...

  5. Sharing best practices with local produce growers

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/sharing-best-practices-local-produce-growers

    Nearly 35 urban fruit and vegetable growers learned how to safely produce, handle, and market ... their produce during a Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) workshop, hosted by the OSU Fruit and ...

  6. Our Largest Master Gardener Class Ever!

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/our-largest-master-gardener-class-ever

    Franklin County’s largest ever Master Gardener Volunteer (MGV) class recently completed the ten ... County. The class will formally graduate and become full-fledged Master Gardener Volunteers at the end of ... in Ohio, with 247 volunteers.  In 2017, Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteers performed 14,429 ...

  7. Summer Garden Walk

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/summer-garden-walk-3

    Come join us for a garden walk to discuss soil health, common problems with weeds, pests and ... diseases, varietal selection, and how to get the most from your garden this season. This event is free and ...

  8. Project Green Teacher Summer 2018 Series

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/project-green-teacher-summer-2018-series

    Do you want to learn how to lead youth in gardening activities?  The 4-H Project Green Teacher ... series will help you to create fun garden activities for youth, map out a school garden learning program, ... and become more confident as a school gardener.  4-H Project Green Teacher is a program facilitated by ...

  9. 2017 Ohio Master Urban Farmer

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/2017-ohio-master-urban-farmer

    be covered are: Introduction to Urban Agriculture Soil Testing for Urban Sites Basic Plant Science ... Fruit Production in Urban Settings Business Planning for Gardens or any Urban Agriculture Project Food ... Dates for the next Ohio Master Urban Farmer Workshop have been announced! Classes will be Thursday ...

  10. Local Food Champion- Tim McDermott

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/local-food-champion-tim-mcdermott

    Tim McDermott, Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, was recognized by The City of Columbus, ... Elementary Schools. He is working to develop school gardening curriculum that addresses workforce development ... through STEM-based agricultural techniques. “As a long-time Franklin County resident who raised his kids ...

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