Turning Over New leaves: Celebrate Food Waste Prevention Week with Composting!

April 2, 2024 by ryankline375

It can be challenging to understand the impact our food waste and diet have on our environment. From preserving our foods to planning out our meals there are many steps we can take to reduce our food waste. In honor of Food Waste Prevention Week, April 1- 7, lets dig in to yet another form of food waste reduction: composting! Though composting has often been viewed as difficult or as an advanced way to stop food waste from entering the landfill, Extension offers some beginner friendly tips!

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2024 Small Farm Conference

The deadline to register for the 2024 Small Farm Conference and Trade Show is approaching on March 28th,  we don’t want you to miss out on this great opportunity.

Register today at: https://go.osu.edu/2024osusmallfarmconference

Conference Details: https://u.osu.edu/gofarmohio/programs/new-and-small-farm-conference/

Ohio Maple Days

Registration is now open for Ohio Maple Days December 8-9th at Ashland University’s Convocation Center.  This 2-day event offers a Friday workshop on value added maple products and an all-day program on Saturday on a wide variety of topics.

There is a maple tasting contest during the value-added workshop.  Are you a small producer who wants to enter the contest?  Go to the Ohio Maple Producers website and download the rules and application for the John Berry Maple contest.  http://ohiomaple.org

Want your hydrometer tested?  Bring it to the Saturday meeting and there will be a station to get it tested.

Last but not least.  The Ohio Maple Producers Association is hosting One Sweet Gathering Friday night Dec. 8th.  This event is all about supporting Ohio Maple.  There will be great food, maple trivia, maple beverages, a raffle and prizes.  To register for the event, go to http://ohiomaple.org

Register for the Value Added Maple Products workshop here.

Register for Ohio Maple Days – A Day for Maple here