1. Spots Still Available for the 2018 4-H Camp

    Jun. 21, 2018

    In a little over a month we will be moving into 4-H Camp Palmer for a week long adventure filled with fun, friendship, and of course some learning too! There are still spots available to ANY youth (you do not have to be members of 4-H) ages 8-14. The price is $200 but if you are a member of 4-H you can go for only $190. Just enter your club name in the “promo code” line in the online registration, which can be found here-

    See everyone on the 28th!

  2. Summer Meals Partnership Community Kick-Off

    May. 18, 2018

  3. 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.

  4. 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

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. "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:

  8. Global Youth Service Day Registration is NOW OPEN

    Feb. 16, 2018

    The 2018 Global Youth Service Day Registration is NOW OPEN!

    Find it by clicking the link below.

    For more information of questions contact:

  9. Hydrangea School Offered in Lucas County

    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!

  10. 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.