News

  1. Summer Meals Partnership Community Kick-Off

    May. 18, 2018

  2. Ohio State’s Stone Lab Partners With Ohio Foundations On Field Trip Scholarships

    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.

  3. Landscape Design Resources for Homeowners

    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 lucascountymastergardener@gmail.com

  4. Local Foods, Lucas County: Farm to School Toolkit

    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.

  5. Super Powers for a Super You! Spring on-line email challenge

    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.

  6. "I don't drink milk, I eat it!"

    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:

  7. Cultivating Community: Gardens for Good

    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. 

  8. Generation Rx. Safe Medication Practices for Life.

    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:

  9. Meet the Riehms! #FarmerFocus Friday

    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! 

  10. 2017 4-H Updates

    Oct. 20, 2017

    4H-ers continue to have fun and grow across all of Lucas County  Here are just a few of the highlights from 2017:

    2017 Cloverbud Camp

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