Lucas County Office

One Government Center,
Suite 550
Toledo, OH 43604

Satellite Horticulture Office
5403 Elmer Dr.
Toledo, OH 43615

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


County News

  1. ripening cherries

    Edibles in the Landscape

    Earlier this month Sarah Turner-Smith, a Bowling Green State University Dietetic Intern partnered with the OSU Extension Lucas County office to help promote local foods. This partnership is a good example of how the work of horticulture and nutrition complement one another for healthy plants and...
  2. Fresh Veggies

    Extension Master Urban Farmer Program Offered Fall 2019

    Interested in farming on a local and urban scale? Ohio State University Extension and Toledo GROWs is collaborating to offer the Master Urban Farmer Program in Lucas County. The class will meet on Thursday evenings begin September 6 and run through mid-November. The class times are 6:00 pm - 9:00...
  3. Ohio Celebrates Local Foods Week

    What excites me in the summer, is a quick trip out to the garden to harvest a fresh tomato or two. Whether it is ultimately the “T” in a BLT; a plate of tomatoes and cheese drizzled with balsamic vinegar; or an apple-like experience of eating the tomato in hand with a dash of salt; these are things...