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  1. Shared Harvest Foodbank takes food directly to the people

    Aug. 03, 2020

    ANSONIA, OH -- Shared Harvest Foodbank, in partnership with OSU Extension, Darke County, and Darke County United Way, will host their fifth “drive-thru” food distribution at Ansonia Local Schools, Wednesday, August 19th from 4:30-6:30 PM.

  2. RESTART Ohio: Back to Healthy

    Jun. 30, 2020

    Join Ohio State University Extension, Family and Consumer Sciences educators this summer for a fun, educational, and free new learning series! RESTART Ohio: Back to Healthy is a great opportunity to learn about a variety of health and wellness topics, restart healthy habits, and learn more about what Extension and Family and Consumer Sciences has to offer you!

    Who: Anyone is invited to participate! Invite your family and friends to join you virtually for this fun and educational opportunity.

  3. COVID-19 Hub Now Available

    Apr. 07, 2020

    Darke County, OHIO - There’s a lot of information out there about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and it can be overwhelming to find science-based information to answer your questions. The Knowledge Exchange, in partnership with Ohio State University Extension, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, and CFAES researchers, created the COVID-19 Hub to share the world-class research and knowledge from The Ohio State University directly with Ohioans.

  4. OSU Extension offices throughout Ohio will implement teleworking options for staff amid current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak concerns

    Mar. 19, 2020

    Columbus, OHIO – Governor DeWine recently issued a state of emergency for the state of Ohio, and along with the Ohio Department of Health, has implemented a variety of strategies to reduce the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). To do our part in reducing risk to Ohio State University Extension employees or clientele, we have implemented a teleworking plan effective immediately, and all OSU Extension offices will be closed to the public until further notice.

  5. Health Protocols for Darke County 4-H

    Mar. 12, 2020

    There are to be NO face-to-face 4-H Club or Committee meetings, activities, fundraisers, functions, etc. through May 15, 2020.

    Clarification:  Clubs may not meet face-to-face but may meet virtually (i.e. Google Hangout, Facetime, etc.).

    Events scheduled between now and May 15 must be postponed and rescheduled.

    Dear 4-H Families, Volunteers and Supporters:

  6. Have a Financial Question? Ask OSU Extension!

    Jul. 13, 2020

    DARKE COUNTY, OH: Do you have a financial question? You are not alone! OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Healthy Finances educators are sensitive to the economic challenges many families and their communities face. Whatever your situation, we are here to help.

  7. Goal: To give away 500 boxes of food to Darke County Residents

    Jul. 07, 2020

    ANSONIA, OH -- Shared Harvest Foodbank, in partnership with OSU Extension, Darke County, and the Ohio Army National Guard and Ohio Reserves, will host their fourth “drive-thru” food distribution at Ansonia Local Schools, Wednesday, July 15th from 4:30-6:30 PM.

  8. FREE Online Class - Understanding Energy Choice Offers (how to know if you should switch)

    Jun. 18, 2020

    Join us for our Special Guest Speaker, Amy Carles, Office of the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel, as she teaches us about our electric and natural gas choice options for Darke County. This is a FREE online 30-minute class. Join us by clicking on: https://osu.zoom.us/j/99126949945?pwd=LzU4QS9EcTJYOVRlZ3lXMlE1OWtNUT09

    Friday, June 19th, 12:00 PM Eastern

  9. Does your pressure canner need tested? Schedule an appointment with OSU Extension today to keep your family safe!

    Jun. 05, 2020

    Darke County, Ohio -- It’s just about time to fetch canners out of the basement or garage.  Fresh summer produce is on its way.  When was the last time your dial gauge pressure canner was tested for accuracy?  If it’s been more than one year, it’s time for a re-check.  OSU Extension will be testing dial gauge pressure canners on June 11th at the OSU Extension Office, Darke County, 603 Wagner Avenue, Greenville. 

    Register for an appointment at the link below. 

  10. OSU Extension and Shared Harvest Foodbank takes food directly to the people

    Jun. 05, 2020

    ANSONIA, OH -- Shared Harvest Foodbank, in partnership with the Ohio Army National Guard and Ohio Reserves, will host a “drive-thru” food distribution at Ansonia Local Schools, June 17th.

    The Ohio Army National Guard is again preparing food boxes for Darke County families at the foodbank.

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