1. Blender Bike 2017

    Oct. 20, 2017

    From 2014 through the 2016-2017 school year, Pickett Academy, a Toledo Public Schools as Community Hubs was one of two sites in Ohio to be part of the Ignite, Sparking Youth to Create Healthy Communities grant. This grant was geared toward sixth through eighth graders to create healthy choices for themselves, within their school and community. The main goal was to encourage adolescents to overcome barriers to eating more fruits, vegetables and whole grains and becoming more active.

  2. Informational Meeting for the Upcoming Master Urban Farmer Program

    May. 16, 2017

    An informational meeting will be held on July 13, 2017 at 6:00 pm at the Robert Anderson Urban Farm, 900 Oneida Street, Toledo, Ohio.  The Farm is part of the Toledo Botanical Garden (TBG). 


  3. Youth Garden Workshop - Northwest Ohio

    Jan. 19, 2017

    Join local agriculture and garden experts at an interactive event focusing on planning, developing and sustaining gardens for youth education. This will take place on Tuesday March 28, 2017 from 4:30 - 8:30pm at Sylvania Area Family Services.

    Topics include: Practical Garden Design, Plant Selection and Soil Health, Garden Safety and Sustainability, Connecting Garden Education with State Standards, Garden Demonstration and "Make and Take" Activities.

  4. Dining With Diabetes: Beyond the Kitchen, online learning

    Nov. 14, 2016

    Dining with Diabetes: Beyond the Kitchen is a FREE online course created by OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences. This online course goes "beyond the kitchen" to discuss making healthy choices when eating at restaurants, grocery shopping or planning weekly meals. For more information please visit our Dining with Diabetes: Beyond the Kitchen webpage at

  5. Sharp Shooters Fall Meet And Greet

    Oct. 09, 2015

    Join the Lucas County Sharp Shooters 4-H Shooting Sports Club on October 31st for a “get acquainted” meeting.

    Get a chance to meet the instructors, pick up shooting sports books, and make new friends!

    We will be shooting rifle, pistol, shotgun, muzzleloader and archery.

    This event is open to any youth that is interested in participating in a shooting sports project next year. All of the instructors will be there to answer any questions you might have.

  6. Conversations on the Future of Extension

    Sep. 22, 2014

    Celebrating the significant accomplishments and deep impact that OSU Extension has had on communities and in the lives of Ohioans provides a great springboard for the future. A significant component of Ohio’s celebration in 2014 will be a year-long process focused on our future. The primary work this year will center on futuring – asking questions about and envisioning the long-term future of OSU Extension as well as the role the organization should play in shaping and positively impacting Ohio and Ohio residents.

  7. OSUE Annual Conference - December 9-11

    Aug. 28, 2014

    Save the date for the 2014 OSU Extension Annual Conference.

    This three-day conference provides an opportunity for all Extension professionals to:

    Share and broaden their knowledge of the scholarship of Extension work and university research. Build relationships between Extension professionals and university colleagues to foster expanded applied research opportunities. Foster dialogue and innovative thinking among OSU Extension and academic unit-based colleagues.

    This year’s conference will feature:

  8. Smith-Lever Act Centennial Celebration

    Mar. 06, 2014

    The 100-year anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, which officially created the national Cooperative Extension System, will be celebrated in 2014. Activities this year will highlight our past and focus on the current application of Cooperative Extension’s mission and vision as we move into our next century.