1. 2021 Great Apple Crunch Registration is Open

    Oct. 04, 2021

    Looking for a fun way to support farm to school, Ohio farmers, and resilient communities? Join more than 300,000 Ohio youth and adults, and crunch into local apples at noon on Thursday, Oct. 14 at schools, early care sites, colleges, and hospitals across Ohio (and the region) to celebrate Farm to School Month and local food in cafeterias. It’s simple and easy to participate. Register online, purchase local apples, and crunch in October.

  2. New Summer Sprout Community Garden Application is Available

    Jun. 28, 2021

    Cleveland's community gardening program, Summer Sprout, is accepting applications for year 2022.

    The application is in 3 parts. All three are due by July 28, 2021.

    Applications have closed.


    To learn more about the program go to the Summer Sprout webpage here.

  3. Applications for Master Gardener Basic Training are Open!

    Jun. 01, 2021

    The Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener Program is a volunteer educational program designed to meet the horticultural needs of citizens of Ohio. Its purpose is to train volunteers and use their expertise to teach people more about plants, their culture, and their importance to the environment and our quality of life.

  4. 2020 Cuyahoga County Annual Report

    May. 14, 2021

    The accomplishments detailed in this report focus on sustainable food systems, workforce development, health and wellness, and thriving across the lifespan. As we continue serving the community in 2021, we encourage you to spread the word or even join one of our workshops yourself to rediscover how the work of our 4-H, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Community Development, and Family and Consumer Sciences teams impact lives.

  5. Ohio Victory Garden Seed Pick-Up

    Apr. 05, 2021

    The Ohio Department of Agriculture is working with OSU Extension to make seed samples available for people to garden. The seeds are packaged to provide one person seed to try out. They are not full seed packets.  Each 9x6 envelope contains 3 sample-portions of 3 different seeds. Seeds types will include: 
    Contents of Victory Garden Seed Samples
    (3 of the following 5)

  6. Cuyahoga County 4-H Member Wins 2021 MLK Essay Contest Award

    Feb. 23, 2021

    Cuyahoga County 4-H member Chloe Millard has been awarded the 2021 MLK Essay Contest award for 12th grade.  Chloe responded to the following essay questions:  When you were faced with a challenge or setback, what did you do? Did it bring out the best or the worst in you? How did you keep moving forward?

  7. Applications for Dig In! Training Program Are Open!

    Feb. 04, 2021

    Dig In! helps community members gain the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, design, and build a thriving and sustainable community garden. Please fill out one application per person. If you have any questions about the program or this application please contact Carrie Vollentine at OSU Extension at or 330-599-7736.

    This Class is a Requirement for New Garden Leaders as part of Summer Sprout Program.

  8. K-2 Students, Join Us To Become A Jr. Scientist

    Jan. 14, 2021

    Topics include: winter, food science, health , weather, insects, red, white and boom, plants, outdoor, candy and more!!

  9. OSU Extension Cancels In-Person Programming Until January 15, 2021

    Dec. 15, 2020

    In an effort to keep our employees, volunteers, and communities safe, effective December 7, 2020, all OSU Extension-hosted meetings and events will be canceled, postponed, or held virtually until January 15, 2021. This includes 4-H club meetings and events, as well as Master Gardener Volunteer meetings and events.

    Read more of the Stakeholder Guidance Here>> 


  10. Join the 2020 Great Lakes Apple Crunch

    Oct. 02, 2020

    Join the Great Apple Crunch to celebrate Ohio Farmers, healthy kids and strong communities this October.