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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 ... 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.” ...
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 ...
"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, ...
Ohio State University experts research new, innovative, sustainable ways to 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Study Provides Insight on Residents of 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 ...