News

  1. Plants in the Park- Master Gardeners of Cuyahoga County

    May. 03, 2024

    Join the MGV of Cuyahoga county for their annual plant sale on June 1st, 2024 at the Kiwanis pavilion, 6363 Selig Dr. Independence, Oh, 9am-1pm.

    Perrenials, vegetables, herbs Native plants for pollinators Trees and Shrubs New plants stocked all day! Great prices! Expert help finding the perfect plant Pots, garden tools, accessories and lawn art Have your gardening questions answered by a Master Gardener

    Cash, check or charge.

  2. Low, Mid and High Tunnel Management for Urban Growers

    Apr. 24, 2024

    Come join us for an informative workshop focused on low, mid, and high tunnel production, featuring information to benefit the small and urban growers, beginning farmers, and community gardeners. This workshop will be held rain or shine, with lunch provided. Discussion will emphasize topics such as pros and cons of various types of tunnels, season extension, climate control, crop and variety selection, nutrient and irrigation management, and where to go for additional information.

    Join us on June 15, 2024 10:00am-2:00pm

  3. Earth Week Victory Garden Seeds + Soil Sample Collection

    Apr. 02, 2024

    OSU Extension Cuyahoga County will be distributing Ohio Victory Garden Program seeds and collecting $30 soil test samples. Please be sure to fill out the soil sample submission form available in the Cuyahoga County Extension Office when you drop off your sample and submit payment. Payment will be accepted in the form of cash, check or card (via the Nelnet link: https://go.osu.edu/cuyahogaextensionpayment).

  4. Cuyahoga County Hiring for Summer Student Position

    Apr. 01, 2024

    We are hiring a student for a summer position. You will have to drive to our garden sites and obtain data for our files. Read more and apply here: https://osu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/.../Student-Summer...

  5. The Great American Eclipse

    Mar. 25, 2024

    The Great American Eclipse

    Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds

    Monday, April 8, 2024 12:00pm-5:00pm

    Food Vendors

    Music

    Activities

    Free solar eclipse glasses (while supplies last) Family friendly activities provided by Cuyahoga County 4-H

     

  6. Apply for Dig In! Training Today!

    Mar. 05, 2024

    Dig In! helps community members gain the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, design, and build a thriving and sustainable community garden. This training is a requirement to have a garden in the Summer Sprout program. Please fill out one application per person. This training is scheduled to take place on Tuesday evenings from 6:00pm to 8:00pm starting on April 9th and ending on June 4th (9 weeks total). Class will take a hybrid format.

  7. Urban Agriculture Pest Management Webinar Series

    Jan. 09, 2024

    Starting Wednesday, January 10th, 2024. 3 Wednesdays in a row. 12 PM to 1PM

    Register here

    See flyer here.

  8. 2024 Pesticide and Fertilizer Training Registration

    Jan. 02, 2024

    Plan to attend to meet re-certification requirements for your private pesticide and/or fertilizer applicator license expiring March 31, 2024. Counts as 3 hours of pesticide credit and 1 hour of fertilizer. 

    See Flyer for more info

  9. Free Farmer Discrimination Financial Assistance Workshop-Cleveland

    Dec. 12, 2023

    Are you a farmer or rancher who has experienced discrimination from USDA farm programs or loans? If so, plan to attend one of these upcoming Discrimination Financial Assistance Programs (DFAP). The meetings are for farmers or ranchers who experienced discrimination by the USDA Farm Loan Program prior to January 2021 to receive technical assistance on filing their complaint.

  10. Market Gardener Training- Applications are Open!

    Oct. 31, 2023

    The Market Gardener Training Program (MGTP) is a training program offered by Ohio State University Extension’s Urban Agriculture Program in Cuyahoga County.  This nine-week program will provide a foundation for urban agriculture and small business development to prepare participants to start their own enterprises growing produce and other agricultural products for the market. Classes will meet in hybrid form- a combination of virtual and in person, Tuesday evenings, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm, January 16, 2024- March 19, 2024

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