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  1. Youth Advocacy Leadership Coalition (YALC) Activities

    Jan. 08, 2018

    The YALC is excited to begin a new year! We have several events in January to give teens plenty of opportunities to keep busy and stay warm.  


    Saturday, 2/17, 10am-12pm: YALC Monthly Meeting 

    OSUE Offices, 5320 Stanard Ave., Cleveland, 44103.


    Saturday, 3/10, 8am-4pm: Ohio 4-H Conference 

    Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High Street, Columbus, 43215 


    Sunday, 4/8, 10am-3pm: 4-H Monsters Event

    Quicken Loans Arena, 1 Center Ct, Cleveland, 44115

  2. 2018 Dig-In Community Gardener Training Program

    Dec. 27, 2017

    Dig-In! helps community members gain the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, design and build a thriving and sustainable community garden.  Please complete one application per person.  If you have any questions about the program or this application, please call OSU Extension at 216 429.8200 x246.

    Applications are due by 5pm on April 27, 2018.

    Notice of acceptance into the program will be sent by May 4, 2018.




  3. Interested in learning more about local “green” energy infrastructure?

    Sept. 20, 2017

    Follow the link to learn more about the FREE statewide event that features self-guided or open house tours highlighting homes, businesses, and public spaces that are utilizing green technologies. 


  4. Market Gardener Training Program

    Aug. 28, 2017

    OSUE Cuyahoga is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Market Gardener Training Program. 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 in urban agriculture and small business development to prepare participants to start their own enterprises growing produce and other agricultural products for market. Classes will meet Tuesday evenings, from 6:00 - 8:30pm - January 23rd through March 27th, 2018.

  5. You May Not Have Known..........But

    May 10, 2017

    OSUE Cuyahoga County is involved with Green Energy Ohio (GEO is a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting economically and environmentally sustainable energy policies and practices in Ohio)  

    If you have general questions about energy efficiency/ green energy in Cuyahoga, please contact Lauren Vargo at 216.429.8200 ext 230.

  6. Produce Perks Material Drop off/pickup

    May 10, 2017

    You may use the link below to request materials


  7. Welcome to Cuyahoga County Community Development!

    May 10, 2017

    Ohio State University Extension brings the knowledge of The Ohio State University to your door. We fulfill the university’s land-grant mission by interpreting knowledge and research developed by the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Ohio State, and other land-grant universities across the U.S., so that Ohioans can use the research-based information to better their lives, businesses, organizations, and communities.  

    For more information please visit: 

  8. Summer Sprout Website

    Sept. 08, 2016

    Looking to Join, Start, or Maintain a Community Garden in Cleveland?   The Summer Sprout Community Garden program can help! Gardens enrolled in Summer Sprout are eligible for soil testing, soil amendments, tilling services, plants, seeds, materials for raised beds (if eligible), technical assistance and education. Existing community gardens interested in expanding may also be eligible!  (Pending availability of resources.)   Click link to be connected
  9. 2016 Community Food Guide

    Nov. 18, 2014

    A resource guide of the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition

    To view guides:

    English: Community Food Guide         Spanish: Community Food Guide

  10. Double Value Produce Perks

    Oct. 03, 2014

    The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition (FPC) is happy to offer another year of the Produce Perks program in Cuyahoga County!  "Double Value Produce Perks" is an initiative developed by FPC in partnership with several Greater Cleveland philanthropic partners and Wholesome Wave, a national nonprofit focusing on access and affordability of healthy, local foods in underserved communities.

    Click here for more information