Richard Moore, pictured, executive director of Ohio State’s Environmental Sciences Network and professor in CFAES’s School of Environment and Natural Resources, has been appointed associate director for academics in the university’s Office of Energy and Environment. Among his achievements, he is known for leading a team that worked closely with farmers to improve water quality in northeast Ohio’s Sugar Creek watershed.
Mark your calendar for the Fulton County Sustainable Agriculture Tour, which is June 21. Fulton County is west of Toledo. Featured will be Kinsman Farm, a traditional family row crop farm that also now has organic produce, CSA subscriptions, and high tunnel production; Turkeyfoot Creek Creamery, which raises its own goats and uses their milk to make artisan cheeses; and Knotty Vines Farm and Winery, a “retirement project” that is succeeding on just three acres. Presented by CFAES’s Sustainable Agriculture Team as part of the Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. Details (pdf; p. 12.)