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Organic Growing Practices

Columbus, OH 

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
6:30-8 p.m.

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Cost: $30

The Columbus Agrarian Society is a resource center for and by the gardeners of central Ohio complete with space to gather, network, and share skills. They offer classes and workshops on topics related to intensive growing, services such as consulting and garden tilling, and professional growing supplies and materials to meet the needs of a new breed of growers in central Ohio.

Columbus Agrarian Society
4662 Indianola Ave. Columbus OH

Contact:
Columbus Agrarian Society /

http://www.columbusagrariansociety.com

 

Urban Permaculture

Columbus, OH 

Thursday, May 7, 2015
6:30 p.m.

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Join this exciting, interactive lecture and hands-on demonstration as we learn about creating a sustainable food forest in your own backyard.

City Folks Farm Shop
Columbus, OH

Contact:
City Folks Farm Shop / 614-946-5553 /

http://www.cityfolksfarmshop.com

 

Managing Weeds in the Garden

Cleveland, OH 

Thursday, May 7, 2015
6-8 p.m.

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Every gardener struggles with keeping weeds maintained throughout the season. Join Cuyahoga County OSU Extension to learn different techniques, using different materials or mulches and compare methods of weed prevention and removal to help you win the battle with weeds in the garden! This workshop is free; no registration is required.

Kinsman Farm
E. 82nd and Higbee, Cleveland, OH

Contact:
OSU Extension / 216-429-8200

http://cuyahoga.osu.edu

 

Glass Rooster Cannery Spring Open House

Sunbury, OH 

Saturday, May 9, 2015
9 a.m.- 4 p.m.

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Join Glass Rooster Cannery for a Spring Open House, featuring dozens of other Ohio crafters with beautiful art, antiques, and food. Tour the farm, shop and eat lunch. Grandma’s famous cinnamon rolls and a full lunch and snack menu will be offered.

Glass Rooster Cannery
1673 S. State Route 605, Sunbury, OH

Contact:
Susie / 740-815-4324

 

Cat Run Ranch Flower Farm Tour

Newark, OH 

Monday, May 11, 2015
6:30-8 p.m.

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OEFFA’s Heart of Ohio Chapter has announced their meeting and event schedule for the 2014-2015 season. All events begin with a short business meeting, which usually features farm policy updates, and include a discussion geared toward both urban and rural gardeners and farmers. Meetings are free and open to the public.

Cat Run Ranch Flower Farm is owned and operated by Mark and Karen McVay. They sell flowers to local retail stores and at local farmers’ markets. Mark and Karen have their own greenhouse, hoop house, and raised bed gardens. Besides discussing their extensive flower operation, Mark and Karen will also discuss their solar system and water saving techniques. This tour is for both the serious flower grower and the backyard gardener.

Cat Run Ranch Flower Farm
1485 Sportsman Club Rd., Newark, OH

Contact:
Chuck Dilbone / (740) 877-8738 /

http://www.oeffa.org/chapters

 

Building Raised Beds

Cleveland, OH 

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
6-8 p.m.

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Raised beds improve drainage, warm up faster in the spring, and provide roots with plenty of room to grow. In this hands-on workshop, Cuyahoga County OSU Extension will build examples of raised beds, while learning about their benefits, types of materials to use, and what type of soil to add. This workshop is free; no registration is required.

Kinsman Farm
E. 82nd and Higbee, Cleveland, OH

Contact:
OSU Extension / 216-429-8200

http://cuyahoga.osu.edu

 

Garden Pests

Pickerington, OH 

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
6:30 p.m.

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ODNR Wildlife Officer, Gary Comer, will lead a discussion on viable solutions for many common garden pests.

Pickerington Public Library
201 Opportunity Way, Pickerington, OH 43147

Contact:
Kenton Daniels / 614.837.4104 /

http://www.facebook.com/events/826373060733442/

 

Botany Made Simple

Columbus, OH 

Thursday, May 14, 2015
6:30 p.m.

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This workshop is designed for gardeners with a desire to dip a toe into the science of plants. It will provide an overview of specific topics relevant to practical gardeners with a focus on vegetable, herb, and fruit growing.

City Folks Farm Shop
Columbus, OH

Contact:
City Folks Farm Shop / 614-946-5553 /

http://www.cityfolksfarmshop.com

 

Beekeeping: A Honey of a Hobby

Pickerington, OH 

Thursday, May 14, 2015
6:30 p.m.

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Barry Conrad, from the Central Ohio Beekeepers Association, will discuss the importance of bees and how to get started in beekeeping.

Pickerington Public Library
201 Opportunity Way, Pickerington, OH 43147

Contact:
Kenton Daniels / 614.837.4104 /

http://www.facebook.com/events/1396284767360442/

 

Plight of the Pollinator

Delaware, OH 

Thursday, May 14, 2015
6-8 p.m.

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Why are honey bees and other pollinators disappearing? Together with you and your questions, apiarist Dave Noble will help to make sense of the many factors contributing to the loss of pollinators. Join Stratford Ecological Center for a lively discussion about this global problem. $10/person- all ages.

Stratford Ecological Center
3083 Liberty Rd. Delaware, OH

Contact:
Stratford Ecological Center / 740-363-2548 /

http://www.stratfordecologicalcenter.org

 

High Tunnel Series: Tomato Grafting and Management

Cleveland, OH 

Saturday, May 16, 2015
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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Grafting tomatoes is a technique to combine a specific tomato variety with a different rootstock for increased production and disease resistance. Join Cuyahoga County OSU Extension to learn the basics of grafting along with tomato management inside a high tunnel. This workshop is free; no registration is required.

Good Earth Garden
Corner of Madison Ave. and W. 96th St., Cleveland, OH

Contact:
OSU Extension / 216-429-8200

http://cuyahoga.osu.edu

 

Urban Shepherds Training

Peninsula, OH 

Saturday, May 16, 2015
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

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The Urban Shepherds Training day teaches people how to care for a flock during maintenance. Topics include: The Shepherd's Calendar, How to Handle a Sheep, How to Oversee Grazing Flocks, How to Recognize Common Sheep Ailments, How to Handle Sheep, and Moving and Maintaining Fencing. Upon completion on training, you should be ready to care for flocks during the Maintenance Period of the Shepherd's Calendar and prepared your urban grazing project.

Reservations required. $35 per person. Lunch and FAMACHA training included.

The Spicy Lamb Farm
6560 Akron Peninsula Rd., Peninsula, OH

Contact:
Urban Shepherds

http://thespicylamb2.publishpath.com/urban-shepherds-training-class

 

Drip Irrigation

Columbus, OH 

Sunday, May 17, 2015
2-4 p.m.

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Cost: $35

The Columbus Agrarian Society is a resource center for and by the gardeners of central Ohio complete with space to gather, network, and share skills. They offer classes and workshops on topics related to intensive growing, services such as consulting and garden tilling, and professional growing supplies and materials to meet the needs of a new breed of growers in central Ohio.

Harmonious Homestead
Columbus, OH

Contact:
Columbus Agrarian Society /

http://www.columbusagrariansociety.com

 

Franklin County Local Food Council Meeting

Columbus, OH 

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
4:30-7:30 p.m.

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Formed in late 2011, the Franklin County Local Food Council (FCLFC) seeks to expand, strengthen, and maintain a resilient and local food system in Franklin County and the surrounding area.The Council meets every other month; meetings are open to the public and all are welcome!

MORPC Headquarters
Columbus, OH

Contact:
Franklin County Local Food Council /

 

Beekeeping Webinar: American Foul Brood

Free online webinar 

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
9-10 a.m.

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Part of a free, monthly webinar series. Registration is not required. Access the live or recorded session on your computer, smart phone, or iPad. All webinars are recorded and archived at http://u.osu.edu/beelab/.

This session features Jim Tew, Alabama Cooperative Extension Service.


Contact:
Denise Ellsworth, OSU Extension /

http://u.osu.edu/beelab/

 

Managing a High Tunnel in a Community Garden

Cleveland, OH 

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
6-8 p.m.

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Growing successfully in a high tunnel involves learning a new set of gardening knowledge and skills. Join Cuyahoga County OSU Extension to find out what is different about growing in a high tunnel than outdoors and how to share the knowledge and responsibility with fellow community garden members. This workshop is free; no registration is required.

Medina Ave. Garden
8316 Medina Ave., Cleveland, OH

Contact:
OSU Extension / 216-429-8200

http://cuyahoga.osu.edu

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

Phone: (614) 421-2022   Fax: (614) 421-2011