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  1. Everyone Can Garden!

    Apr. 01, 2021

    5-Session evening webinar series // 6-7:30 PM EST // FREE // Open to everyone! 

    March 18th / Planning your Vegetable Garden

    April 1st / Planting your Garden

    June 1st / Garden Maintenance

    July 20th / Canning & Preservation Basics

    August 31st / Garden clean-up  & Prep for Next Year 

    For more information and to register: https://go.osu.edu/everyonecangarden

     

     

  2. April Shared Harvest Dates, Times and Locations

    Mar. 22, 2021

    Shared Harvest Foodbank, in partnership with OSU Extension, Darke County, and Darke County United Way, will host a “drive-thru” food distribution at FOUR locations in Darke County in the month of February. 

    April 1st from 1:00 - 2:00 - The Village of Castine

    624 US–127, Arcanum. CALL AHEAD (513) 881-9024: Office hours 8am – 3pm; OR pre-register online at freshtrak.com to make a food reservation

    April 2nd from 11:00 - 1:00 - Radiant Lighthouse

  3. Pressure canner testing dates

    Mar. 11, 2021

    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 in April at the OSU Extension Office, Darke County, 603 Wagner Avenue, Greenville. 

    Register for an appointment at the link below. 

  4. Midwest Women in Ag Community Education Series

    Feb. 25, 2021

    Women working, owning, and operating in agriculture is an increasing demographic to the population of farms and ranches across the country. The 2017 US Census of Agriculture showed that the number of female operators is still growing. Approximately 28% of the population of farmers and ranchers in the United States are female with continued steady growth since 2009. Whether on a small farm or large operation, women are increasing their footprint in the agricultural soil as developers, entrepreneurs, and marketing enthusiasts.

  5. March Shared Harvest Locations, Dates and Times

    Feb. 23, 2021

    Shared Harvest Foodbank, in partnership with OSU Extension, Darke County, and Darke County United Way, will host a “drive-thru” food distribution at FOUR locations in Darke County in the month of February. 

    March 4th from 1:30 - 2:30 - The Village of Castine

    624 US–127, Arcanum. CALL AHEAD (513) 881-9024: Office hours 8am – 3pm; OR pre-register online at freshtrak.com to make a food reservation

    March 5th from 11:00 - 1:00 - Radiant Lighthouse

  6. 2021 ServSafe testing dates scheduled

    Feb. 01, 2021

    Level 2 Food Safety Training Certification Exam and Online Training Meets Ohio Department of Health requirements for Level 2 Certification in Food Protection

    Don’t have the time to sit through a Level 2 Food Safety Training?  Can’t find one near you? We have the answer!

  7. February Shared Harvest Dates, Times and Locations

    Feb. 01, 2021

    Shared Harvest Foodbank, in partnership with OSU Extension, Darke County, and Darke County United Way, will host a “drive-thru” food distribution at FOUR locations in Darke County in the month of February. 

    February 5th from 11:00 - 1:00 - Radiant Lighthouse

    5256 Sebring Warner Rd, Greenville. CALL AHEAD (513) 881-9024: Office hours 8am – 3pm; OR pre-register online at freshtrak.com to make a food reservation

    February 11th from 1:30 - 2:30 - The Village of Castine

  8. “Strong @ Heart” Email Wellness Challenge

    Jan. 11, 2021

    Heart disease is the number one cause of death for people in the United States. This fact does not come without hope. There are many things we can do each day to improve heart health. Educators with Ohio State University Extension are ready to help. Join us for this challenge to learn how to limit stress, increase activity, and eat for a healthy heart.

  9. Shared Harvest January dates, times and Locations

    Jan. 07, 2021

    Shared Harvest Foodbank, in partnership with OSU Extension, Darke County, and Darke County United Way, will host a “drive-thru” food distribution at three locations in Darke County in the month of January. 

    January 8th from 11:00 - 1:00 - Radiant Lighthouse

    5256 Sebring Warner Rd, Greenville. Pre-registration is required. To register go to freshtrak.com or call 513-881-9024

    January 14th from 1:30-2:30 - The Village of Castine

  10. Free Lunch and Learn classes in February

    Jan. 07, 2021

    Free Lunch and Learn classes offered to the community

    Join Ohio State University Extension, Family and Consumer Sciences educator, Dr. Roseanne Scammahorn in February for a fun, educational, and free new learning series! Each class will start at noon and last about 30-45 minutes. Join as you can for what interests you!

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

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