Maps and Apps Mobile Media Marketing Workshop

mapsandappsMobile Media Marketing for Food, Agricultural and Horticultural Based Businesses 


Gain a degree of control with your owned, earned, and paid online presence. See how consumers:

  • Find your business online
  • View your business on mobile devices
  • Use social media to access your content and special offers, as well as to post comments, photos, videos, reviews, and location-based check-ins
  • Utilize apps and GPS devices to find and navigate to your business
  • Access the latest apps and gadgets

FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014


USDA SERVICE CENTER-STARK COUNTY-2650 Richville Dr. SE, Massillon, OH  44646

Pre-Registration Required. $40/person and $15 for each additional person from the same business.  Includes lunch, snacks, workbooks and materials. Complete Registration, Detach and Return with check. Make check payable to OSU Extension and mail to: OSU Extension Stark County, 2650 Richville Dr. SE, Massillon, OH  44646.

For more information or to register visit:

or call 330.830.7700, xt.116 or scan the QR code below.


Connect your Cafeteria, Classroom and Community! Plan to attend an Ohio Regional Farm to School Conference

Are you interested in promoting Farm to School activities in your local schools and communities? Attend a regional Ohio Farm to School Workshop to learn about supporting and developing Farm to School programs in your community!

Encourage local food service directors, community educators and local producers to participate, too.

Workshop sessions will provide information and resources on the following topics:

  • Farm to School updates at a state, regional and national level
  • Purchasing Local Foods for Schools—The Cafeteria Perspective
  • Food safety related to Farm to School
  • Direct Marketing—Connecting producers, cooperatives, distributors with schools
  • The Education Connection—Farm to School in the classroom
  • Networking opportunities

Regional Workshop Locations:

Region Date Location Venue
Northwest April 29                      Perrysburg, OH Hilton Garden Inn
Southwest April 30                      Mt. Orab, OH Mt. Orab Elementary School
Southeast  June 10                     Nelsonville, OH The Inn at Hocking College
Northeast September 26           North Canton, OH Walsh University as a pre-conference to the National Hunger Dialogues on September 26 & 27
Central October 24                Columbus, OH Ohio 4-H Center

Please share this with your networks and remember to like the Ohio Farm to School on Facebook and  check out our events page!

For more information contact OSU Extension Stark County Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator and Local Foods Signature Program Co-coordinator, Heather Neikirk @ 330-830-7700, xt.116; @; or on facebook at  or twitter : @neikirkstarkanr



Don’t miss this great opportunity! 2014 Northeast Ohio Small Farm Conference-March 22 in Canfield

Want to learn to raise honey bees?  How about grafting vegetable plants?  Backyard poultry on your list?  Maybe beneficial insects and natural pest enemies peak your interest?  Want to grow hops to make your own beer?

Your local OSU Extension area team has the experts coming to Canfield to help you learn about these things and more! Join us to learn about these topics and more on Saturday, March 22 for the Northeast Ohio Small Farm Conference.  During the day of the event, we’ll have 28 different classes from vegetable grafting to grants and loans; from farm record keeping to on-farm cheese making; from cover crops to legal liability for small farms and MUCH MORE!


You can register on-line at this link:

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