Mar. 27, 2023
Dec. 16, 2022
Applications for the 2023 Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program in Lucas County will be accepted until Monday, January 23, 2023. Classes are scheduled to begin on Tuesday, February 7 and run for 9 consecutive weeks. Training will occur from 9 am - 4 pm each Tuesday. This year's classes will be held in collaboration with the Wood County Extension Office. Locations throughout the program will be held in a variety of locations in Lucas and Wood Counties.
Nov. 06, 2022
Save The Dates for Upcoming Virtual Book Clubs in 2023
January – Lives of Weeds, by Dr. John Cardina
Mondays, January 9, 16, 23 and 30; 7:00 - 8:00 pm
February – Braiding Sweetgrass, by Robin Wall Kimmerer
Oct. 15, 2022
Thinking about pruning this fall or winter? Check out these resources to help you make the best cut!
If you have questions, don't hesitate to reach out to our office for additional information. Amy Stone can be reached at 419-574-0986.
•International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)
Sep. 28, 2022
Lucas County Extension’s Community Nutrition programs (EFNEP and SNAP-ED) have released a 2022 version of the Lucas County Food Assistance Resource Guide. The Guide assists individuals and community partners with finding free or low-cost groceries and meals throughout the county. Link here for the copy.
This revised version includes:
Sep. 06, 2022
Calling Nature Enthusiasts (Article Appeared in Toledo Blade, 09.06.2022)
I hope last weekend provided an opportunity for you to spend sometime outdoors. While some people had an extra-long weekend, others may have had to work extra as the summer season winds down. No matter the situation, even just 30 minutes outdoors can be enough to refresh and reboot with a walk, a stroll, or simply sitting and enjoying the plants and wildlife around us.
Jul. 29, 2022
Join OSU Extension, Lucas County for a free overview of home food preservation. Learn basic food safety principles for home food preservation. Compare different ways to preserve food such as freezing, drying and canning. Know where to access current information for successful home food preservation.
Apr. 11, 2022
OSU Extension, Lucas County is pleased to announce the 2022 Mini Garden Project. This long-standing partnership between locally-owned greenhouses, 4H Youth Development, and the Junior County Fair is open to any Lucas County youth, aged 8 - 18. In addition to the opportunity to show a project (a tomato plant and a marigold plant, each in its own container), participants also have the opportunity to pick up free plants donated by local greenhouses.
Mar. 21, 2022
Are you done with winter weather? Are you ready to re-charge your health by looking at the dimensions of wellness? Wellness is more than just our physical health – it also includes emotional, financial, social, spiritual, environmental, intellectual, creative, and even career wellness. Join Ohio State University Extension for the “Spring into Wellness” 6-week email wellness challenge to learn more about these and other wellness topics.
Feb. 15, 2022
Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Educator Day is celebrated annually on the Wednesday of FCCLA Week. Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a national Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) for students in Family and Consumer Sciences education in public and private school through grade 12.