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  1. Cuyahoga County Extension Office Will Be Working Remotely

    Mar. 16, 2020

    OSU Extension offices throughout Ohio will implement teleworking options for staff amid current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak concerns

     

  2. Cuyahoga County Extension Hiring Student Interns for Summer Community Garden Positions

    Mar. 12, 2020

    The Cuyahoga County Extension will be hiring two student interns to work at garden sites Throughout the city of Cleveland. The position is a 20 hr./wk. Student Position with OSU Extension (OSUE) in Cuyahoga County. OSUE’s main office is located at 12200 Fairhill Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44120. Much of the work for the position will occur at garden sites throughout the city of Cleveland. The position will start on/about June 1, 2020 and conclude on/about August 14, 2020. (Start/end dates are flexible.)

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  3. OSU Cuyahoga County To Host An Americorps VISTA member

    Feb. 28, 2020

    We will be hosting an Americorps VISTA member for a year beginning in June 2020. The VISTA member will work closely with the OSU Extension’s Produce Perks Program in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County. The Produce Perks program is administered in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County by Ohio State University Extension’s Community Development program. The Produce Perks program offers Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients with a dollar-for-dollar match when shopping at local farmers’ markets.

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

    Jan. 29, 2020

    Dig In! helps community members gain the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, design, and build a thriving and sustainable community garden. It is a requirement for new garden leaders as part of the Summer Sprout Program. Applications are due by 5pm on March 31, 2020

    Classes take place Tuesday evenings from 6pm to 8:30pm at our offices in the Fairhill Partners building.

    Address: 12200 Fairhill Rd, Building E, Cleveland, OH 44120.

    Room E196

  5. Kitchen Chemistry Bake Off

    Jan. 15, 2020

    Learn about the science behind cooking as you test (and taste) some delicious treats!

     

     

  6. Cuyahoga County 4-H to Hold Service Event To Support Australian Wildlife

    Jan. 09, 2020

    Cuyahoga County 4-H will hold a Service Event on January 25th, 2020 to support the wildlife affected by the Australian wildfires. We will be creating bat wraps, koala mittens, joey pouches, animal slings and beds. Everyone is welcome, you do not have to be a member of 4-H.

     

  7. Cleveland's Urban Farmer Networking Event

    Dec. 31, 2019

    Attend to Connect and Learn from fellow Cleveland Farmers. Come as you are, arrive when you can.

  8. Applications for The Market Gardener Training Program are open!

    Oct. 28, 2019

    The Market Gardener Training Program (MGTP) is a training program offered by Ohio State University Extension’s Urban Agriculture Program in Cuyahoga County.  This ten-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 Thursday evenings, from 6:00 – 9:00 pm, February 6th through April 9th.

  9. WIC Perks Program

    Oct. 08, 2019

    The Lakewood City Council recognized Lakewood Farmers’ Market, the MetroHealth System-Cuyahoga County Women, Infants and Children (WIC), and Ohio State University Extension for its successful partnership in piloting the WIC Perks program at their October 7th council meeting. During the meeting, Council presented a resolution thanking the partners for their dedication and success and embraced the goal of increasing access to fresh, local fruits and vegetables for families who experience food insecurity. 

  10. Youth Advocacy and Leadership Coalition Annual Teen Summit

    Jul. 19, 2019

    Save the date for the Youth Advocacy and Leadership Coalition’s Annual Teen Summit at Cleveland State University! We’ll have FREE workshops by teens and for teens!

    Saturday, September 28th

    10 am – 2pm

    Cleveland State University, Berkman Hall

     

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