OSU Extension to host Mid-Ohio Small Farm Conference – March 11th, 2023- in Mansfield, Ohio

Ohio State Extension announced plans to host a Small Farm Conference in Mansfield Ohio on March 11, 2023. The theme for this year’s Mid-Ohio Small Farm Conference is “Sowing Seeds for Success.”

Conference session topics are geared to beginning and small farm owners as well as to farms looking to diversify their operation. There will be five different conference tracks including: Farm Office, Horticulture and Produce Production, Livestock, Agritourism/ Marketing, Natural Resources.

Some conference topic highlights include: How to purchase our family farm, food animal processing, bee keeping, sweet corn, blueberry and pumpkin production, small ruminant nutrition, agritourism laws, fruit tree pruning and cut flower diseases.

Anyone interested in developing, growing or diversifying their small farm is invited to attend including market gardeners, farmers market vendors, and anyone interested in small farm living.

Attendees will have the opportunity to browse a trade show featuring the newest and most innovative ideas and services for their farming operation. The conference provides an opportunity to talk with the vendors and network with others.

The Conference will take place from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Mansfield OSU Campus in Ovalwood Hall, just minutes from I-71 and US Rt 30.

For conference and registration call OSU Extension Morrow County 419-947-1070, or OSU Extension Knox County 740-397-0401. Please follow this link to register for the conference: https://go.osu.edu/2023osusmallfarmconf 

 

Click here to view, print, or download the flyer –> Small Farm Conference Brochure 2023

Marketing 101 for Urban Farmers on Thursday February 2nd, 2023 at 6:30pm

There is an upcoming opportunity for Urban Farmers hosted at OSU Extension Franklin County.  See the details below. There is a cost of $10 per person.  For any questions contact Mike Hogan at hogan.1@osu.edu 

 

CLICK here to view, download, or print the flyer –> Marketing Urban Farming_Franklin Co Training

Garden Walk on the South Side with Garden Space Available @ Mari Sunami Community Garden on Wednesday April 20th, May 18th, and June 22nd @ 6pm

Our first garden walk of the year is tomorrow, Wednesday April 20th @ Mari Sunami Community Garden (see below) at 6pm.  We will talk planting, bugs, and our 2022 spring outlook.  Bring your friends and your questions!  Also,  there is potential space available if you are in need of a garden plot!   Contact Jess at the phone and email below if you are interested.

 

Here is a close up of the map to get you to the location

 

 

SAVE THE DATES!  We will be doing garden walks at Mari Sunami on May 18th and June 22nd as well!

2022 Small Farm Conference and Trade Show on Saturday March 12th in Mansfield, Ohio

Here is the flyer with details on classes, location, and registration information for the upcoming Small Farm Conference and Tradeshow.  This is a great opportunity for the beginner to seasoned farmer to get information on a large number of topics in a one day timeframe.

CLICK HERE for a printable flyer —> Small Farm Conference Brochure 2022 (1)

For more information contact Carri Jagger @ jagger.6@osu.edu or Sabrina Schirtzinger at schirtzinger.55@osu.edu

 

May 2021 Update in the Community Garden Virtual Class with the Charles Madison Nabrit Memorial Garden on Tuesday May 4th @ 6:30 pm

May is a busy time in the community garden!  Lots still to plant, lots to harvest.  Come talk about what is happening right NOW in the community garden in this free virtual class event.  The class is free and open to the public but registration is required so click on the link below and bring your friends and your questions.

Hi there,

You are invited to a CarmenZoom webinar.
When: May 4, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: May 2021 Update in the Community Garden

Register in advance for this webinar:
https://osu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZwhmzTlvSGK4Y4ZD2w5QIA

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Any questions about this webinar should be directed to the webinar organizer.

 


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Can You Dig It! Fall Gardening Series Class #6: How to Over-Winter Spinach and Kale, Wednesday September 30th, 2020 @ Noon

The Can You Dig It! Fall Gardening Series that is a partnership with OSU Extension Franklin County and OSU University Libraries continues on Wednesday September 30th @ Noon to talk about planting over-wintered crops using season extension.  What could be better than harvesting your own fresh vegetables in February?  The class is free but registration is required (link below) so bring your friends and your questions.

CLICK HERE to REGISTER for the VIRTUAL CLASS

 

Pests, Weeds and Disease! Integrated Pest Management Virtual Class Event in partnership with Franklinton Farms on Wednesday July 29th @ 7:00pm

How is your garden growing?  Pests can have an impact on the harvest.  We will be talking good vs. bad bugs,  disease management and more in this free virtual class event held in partnership with Franklinton Farms on Wednesday July 29th @ 7pm.  Registration is required for this free class so click the link below and bring your friends and your questions.

Hi there,

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Jul 29, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://osu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0scO-vpj4oGNMTua36zOqJ5Ky_ebZZ09Du

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Summer Garden Walk Virtual Event with Worthington Community Garden On Tuesday August 4th at 6:30pm

There will be a summer garden walk held in partnership with Worthington Community Garden.  We will talk what is happening in our gardens in central Ohio in terms of pests, harvest, what to plant now and what is happening with this weather.   This is a free and open to the public class so bring your friends and your questions!

This is Wallace Garden where I garden. I plan to get some pics and vids of Worthington prior to the event.

Hi there,

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Aug 4, 2020 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://osu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwvd-mtrT8iH9xcedt5SlJLf4tjOQ9tVixd

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

2020 Master Urban Farmer Workshop Series

Registration is now open for the 2020 Ohio Master Urban Farmer Workshop Series.  For all questions contact Mike Hogan at Hogan.1@osu.edu

Click HERE to view, download or print the flyer –> 2020 MUF_Brochure

Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Webinar on Thursday July 16th, 2020 @ 7pm.

There is a Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Webinar on Thursday July 16th at 7pm.  The webinar is free,  link details are below.

Zoom Link: go.osu.edu/goodag
Password: 617890