We are just days away from the Fairfield County 4-H Endowment Dinner! As you know, this is the ONE and ONLY major fundraiser for the Fairfield County 4-H Endowment and it’s not too late to purchase your tickets for the event. However, since we must have our final ticket count this week in order to prepare plenty of delicious “locally sourced” food for our guests, we ask that you call or email us with your reservations from this point on!! Simply Continue reading
This year’s event is Thursday, June 9, 2016 at the farm of Doug and Cheryl Majors and Family, located at 750 Ginder Road near Lancaster. The entire event will be held inside the Majors’ spacious new farm shop and will begin at 6:00 p.m. with Continue reading
For the first time in 20 plus years, the Fairfield County Fair will have a new manager beginning next year. While we all know the Fairfield County Fair is known as the last and the best fair in Ohio, we don’t often realize our Fairgrounds is a hub for many weekend shows, festivals, reunions and a variety of other activities. With long time Fair Manager Dave Benson having announced his retirement, the Agricultural Society’s Board of Directors has been on a search for a new manager in recent months.
Now, the search is over and the Directors will announce Continue reading
If you’re a fan of “local” foods, you won’t want to miss the 2016 Legacy Dinner! The eating experience will include some of the finest dining selections grown or sourced in Fairfield County.
The festivities will be enjoyed in the Majors’ spacious new farm shop and will begin with a wine tasting and samples from a wheel of Swiss cheese made with milk sourced locally from Marodore Farms near Continue reading
The proceeds from the silent ‘gift basket’ auction at this year’s Legacy Dinner will provide funding for the trip of a lifetime for two Fairfield County 4-H members. The two youth who are selected – one boy and one girl – will represent Fairfield County by attending a special Citizenship Washington Focus trip for the Presidential Inauguration in January 2017. To apply 4-H members Continue reading
Local 4-H Advisor Kim Root has donated a Mossberg International Silver Reserve II over/under 12 gauge shotgun with 28 inch barrels to the June 9th 4-H Legacy Auction. It comes with Continue reading
The Fairfield County 4-H Youth Development program strives to teach leadership, citizenship and life skills to approximately 1,500 4-H club members each year. While most of these young people participate in the traditional 4-H club experiences, an additional 1,000 youth are exposed to 4-H work through school enrichment programs. And children who are not yet 4-H age can participate in a non-competing, activity based curriculum known as the Cloverbud program. In addition, the 4-H Youth Development program also creates training and leadership opportunities for more than 280 4-H advisors in our County.
While dollars to support the 4-H Youth Development program are received cooperatively through Federal, State and County funding, several years ago friends and former 4-Hers met to begin what is now known as the Fairfield County 4-H Endowment. The mission of this Endowment and the Continue reading