Sep. 16, 2021

    Blast Off! is an upcoming series of 4-session parenting education events, which Chris Kendle and Joseph Maiorano will be facilitating via Zoom. We use Active Parenting curricula-- a video and discussion format.

    The first series, 10-12 pm September 27-30, is designed for parents of children birth-5 years.

    The second series, 10-12 pm October 25-28, is for parents of school-age children.

  2. Kitchen Table Conversations

    Sep. 16, 2021

    Grab a cup of your favorite beverage, lunch, or snack and join us from your "kitchen table" to engage in conversations "virtually" on September 21, 22, and 23, 2021 for "Kitchen Table Conversations" hosted by the Ohio Women in Agriculture of Ohio State University Extension. Conversations and discussions on "hot topics" in the agricultural world related to health, marketing, finance, legal, and production for women in agriculture.

    These sessions are offered during the Farm Science Review daily from 11:00 AM-12:00 PM via ZOOM. Registration is required to participate.

  3. Safe Medication Practices for Better Health

    Aug. 09, 2021

    Join Dr. Roseanne Scammahorn, OSU Extension Darke County to bring Generation Rx—a nation-wide educational initiative to promote safe medication practices in an effort to prevent the misuse of prescription drugs, to Darke County!  

  4. Food Preservation Office Hours

    Aug. 10, 2021

    Food Preservation Online Office Hours
    Tuesdays from 4 – 5 PM

    Are you interested in learning about food preservation?
    Join us for these free webinars hosted by
    Ohio State University Extension. 

    You are welcome to register for just one or all of them.


    August 17 - Canning Tomatoes and Tomato Products 

    August 31 - Canning Pie Fillings

  5. September Connection Cafe: Exploring the Dimensions of Wellness

    Aug. 09, 2021

    September Connection Cafe:  Exploring the Dimensions of Wellness

    Friday Mornings 10:00-10:30am

    September 3, Emotional Wellness

    September 10, Financial Wellness

    September 17, Physical Wellness

    September 24, Environmental Wellness

    Sessions are free, but registration is required
    Register at:


  6. Food Preservation Class Recordings

    Jul. 13, 2021

    Did you miss one of the Spring Food Preservation Classes this year (or the fall classes in 2020)? If so, or if you just need to see it again, all the classes are recorded and available for you to watch at any time! 

    Just click on the link and select from the 17 classes available!


  7. Generation RX -Safe Medication Practices

    Jun. 07, 2021

    Two Chances to Attend the Free Generation Rx Zoom Workshop

    Did you know that the misuse of prescription medications is one of our country’s most pressing public health problems, with adverse drug events being a significant issue for older adults? It’s true that prescription medications can help us live longer and healthier lives, but any medication has the potential to do harm—especially when misused.

  8. Local Food Pantry Locations

    May. 25, 2021

          Darke County
    Food Pantry Locations

    Ansonia United Methodist Food Bank
    200 W. High St.
    Ansonia, OH    
    M 10-11AM    TH 6-8PM
    Call for Appointment

  9. Master of Memory programming offered to the community

    May. 07, 2021

    Master of Memory programming offered to the community

    The Connection Café on Wednesday mornings at 10 am beginning May 5

    The Connection Café will feature the Master of Memory program series offered by OSU Extension this May.

    Are you concerned about memory problems? If so, join us for this 4-part series, Master of Memory.

  10. Wellness Wednesday Classes Offered

    Apr. 27, 2021

    Wellness Wednesdays

    The Live Healthy Live Well team is pleased to offer wellness webinars on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month – 12:00 – 12:30 PM