Apr. 09, 2018
COLUMBUS -The Andrews Foundation and The Toledo Community Foundation to Offer Field Trip Scholarships to Stone Lab
Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab, Ohio State’s island campus on Lake Erie, are offering scholarships to school groups from grades 5-12 for a one-day Lake Erie Science Field Trip at the lab on Gibraltar Island. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.
Apr. 07, 2018
Spring temperatures might have you thinking about your yard and garden. If you are interested in landscaping, here are a few tips and resources that might be helpful.
Always remember that Lucas County residents can contact the OSU Extension's Horticulture Hotline, Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 am - 1 pm. The hotline is run out of the Metroparks Toledo - Toledo Botanical Garden at 5403 Elmer Drive, Toledo, Ohio. Emails can also be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Apr. 06, 2018
Farm to school initiatives help strengthen the connection communities have with the local food system. Farm to school assists families in making positive food choices, supports the local economy, and contributes to vibrant communities Programs may differ by location but generally include one or more activities in the areas of cafeteria, classroom, or community.
Mar. 26, 2018
Are you interested in focusing on your Super Powers for a healthier you this Spring? Could you use some encouragement and guidance but don’t have time to attend classes? Give our Super Powers for a Super You! wellness challenge a try.
Mar. 14, 2018
Lucas County Program Assistant, Ruguena Modisett has a Feature Story in the Winter 2018 EFNEP Success Stories Newsletter! Here's the story, told by Ruguena Modisett:
Feb. 16, 2018
The 2018 Global Youth Service Day Registration is NOW OPEN!
Find it by clicking the link below.
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Feb. 06, 2018
On May 1, Hydrangea School is coming to Lucas County! This two hour program will have participants learning everything they need to know about hydrangeas including: the different types of the plants, how to care for them including when to prune, and how to achieve season long interest!
Jan. 30, 2018
Did you know that nearly 1 in 5 Lucas County residents struggle with food insecurity? You can help! If you or someone you know qualifies for SNAP EBT benefits (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), the card can be used to purchase food-producing plants and seeds (vegetables, herbs and fruits) for use in home or community gardens. For more information about using SNAP benefits to buy seeds or plants in Lucas County, visit here.
Jan. 19, 2018
The mission of Generation Rx is to educate people of all ages about safe medication practices. Prescription medications can help us live longer and healthier lives, but any medication has the potential to do harm – especially when misused.Generation Rx key messages are simple:
Jan. 05, 2018
Welcome to our first feature of #FarmerFocusFriday !
Throughout 2018 we will be bringing you monthly features of local Northwest Ohio Growers and Producers. We hope this helps you get to know your local farmers, know how/where to take advantage of their fresh goods, and plug into supporting local efforts! Not sure what to make with some of the fresh fruits and veggies? Check out our other pages and programs for delicious recipes and more!