Event Calendar

Wilberforce, OH 

Friday, April 7, 2017 through Saturday, April 8, 2017
3-7 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday


Through workshops, exhibits and presentations offered by Central State University Extension and the Central State Campus Community, you'll gather techniques and resources to help improve your small farm operation. Network and strengthen existing partnerships with other small farm professionals, and take home new ideas to help ensure you not only survive, but thrive in today's economy.

Conference track highlights include:
- Agriculture Finance: USDA Funding Opportunities, New & Beginning Farmers
- Farm Management: Women In Agriculture, Organic Farming, Pesticide Certification
- Sustainable Agriculture: Small Farm Programs, Natural Resources, Local Food Systems
- Urban Agriculture: Farmers Market, Community Gardening & Urban Farming, High Tunnels (Hoop Houses), Aquaponics/Aquaculture
- Research & Extension: Small Farm Systems, Community and Leadership in Agriculture, Healthy Communities, Carbon Sequestration & Soils

Cost: $50. Includes Concurrent Sessions, Friday's Network Reception, Saturday's Continental Breakfast and Lunch.

Central State University (CSU) Cooperative Extension Service
Wilberforce, OH

Central State University (CSU) Cooperative Extension Service / 937-376-6089 /



Nelsonville, OH 

Friday, May 5, 2017


ACEnet is excited to invite you to ACEnet's 2017 Women in Business conference on May 5th, 2017 from 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM at the newly renovated Lodge at Hocking College in Nelsonville.

This event will unite women entrepreneurs in all stages of business development for a one day conference that will focus on three main objectives: professional development, personal development, and networking with other women who own and operate small businesses.

With topics from Financial Planning to Marketing workshops, and much more, this conference will prove to be an asset to any woman, in any stage of business development.

For more information, please visit our website at: http://acenetworks.org/community/2017-women-business-conference/

The Lodge at Hocking College
15770 OH-691
Nelsonville, OH 45764

Erin Phillips / 740-592-3854 ext. 11 /



Cottage Grove, OR 

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
August 1st-8th


17th Annual Advanced Permaculture Course in Teaching
In this dynamic and interactive course, you will learn significant teaching techniques to communicate Permaculture principles and strategies in a wide variety of settings.

This Teacher Training unfolds as a design methodology and advocates the Permaculture Design Course Curriculum. Our goal is to encourage and inspire your unique strengths and talents by demonstrating diverse teaching modalities such as lecture, facilitating class discussions, storytelling, utilizing visual aids and hands-on projects.

In this setting of active learning, you will experience essential practice by preparing and co-teaching multiple presentations.

Instructors: Jude Hobbs, with Guests including Andrew Millison, Tao Orion & Abel Koester

Enrollment: limited to 15 participants

Cost: $1050.00 Includes course materials, camping & 3 deliciously local meals a day. Early registration & couples discount of $75 by 7/3/17.

Limited local work trades available.

Location: Wilson Creek Gardens demonstrates an evolving living canvas of Permaculture systems and offers multiple micro-climates for inspiration.

Wilson Creek Gardens
Wilson Creek Rd
Cottage Grove, OR 97424

Jude Hobbs / 541-342-1160 /



Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association
41 Croswell Rd.
Columbus OH 43214


OEFFA: (614) 421-2022
OEFFA Certification: (614) 262-2022

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