1. Cuyahoga County Area Leader and Program Director, Nicole Debose, wins National Urban Extension Leaders Award

    Jun. 10, 2022

    The National Urban Extension Leaders Award recognizes Extension leaders who have made exceptional contributions to urban programming. This year's NUEL Award winner is Nicole Debose, Area Leader and Program Director for Ohio State Extension in Cuyahoga County. Read the complete article here.

  2. Summer Sprout Gardening Program Turns Rookies into Pros

    May. 05, 2022

    Read or view News 5 Cleveland's article on our Summer Sprout Program here.

  3. Discover 4-H

    Mar. 14, 2022

    Every wonder what 4-H is all about?

    Join us on Saturday, March 19, 2022 10:00am-12:00pm at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Arts and Crafts Building, to find out!

    See flyer

  4. Applications for Dig In!

    Feb. 09, 2022

    The application for the 2022 Dig In! Community Garden Training is now available. The application closes on March 16th, please share widely with anyone who may be interested. Notice of acceptance into the program will be sent by March 23rd.

  5. Cuyahoga County Extension Survey

    Nov. 22, 2021

    Have you participated in one of our programs or events? Have you thought about it? We want your help deciding what trainings and events we offer in the future! Please complete this short survey by Friday, December 3rd. Click link below for survey.



  6. Free Thanksgiving Turkeys and More Holiday Offers

    Nov. 16, 2021

    Here is a list of our community partners giving away free turkeys this holiday season.

    View PDF Flyer

  7. Emergency Assistance is Available for Families Affected by COVID-19

    Nov. 09, 2021

    Emergency Assistance is temporarily available for families affected by COVID-19, through the Prevention, Retention, and Contingency (PRC) program with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) funding. While limited funding is available, individuals meeting eligibility requirements may receive funds to help meet essential needs in the form of a voucher.

    The deadline to apply is November 19, 2021.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.