Dec 2, 2022
Join us for a three-part webinar series addressing food safety, licensing, legal and economic considerations for starting a home-based or farm-raised food business. Part 1, January 24, covers start-up basics, Part 2, February 28, addresses selling home-based foods, and Part 3, March 28, provides an overview of selling meat and poultry. The webinar is complimentary, but registration is required! Read more...
Nov 30, 2022
Eligible older adults who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in the United States may have slower memory decline than eligible people who do not participate, according to a new study by researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Read More.
Nov 21, 2022
The Ohio State University, including county OSU Extension offices, will be closed December 23 thru January 2, 2023. Please enjoy this time to rest, recharge and spend time with your families, friends and loved ones.
Nov 16, 2022
Partnership promotes DEI for SNAP-Ed staff
Oct 20, 2022
During the Seed Fund for Racial Justice Symposium, Ohio State University faculty, staff and students discussed work they have collaborated on with community partners to bring about positive social change. The event was held Oct. 12 at the Fawcett Center, and OSU Extension, Family and Consumer Sciences Educator Whitney Gherman was on the educational panel. <Read more...>
Oct 10, 2022
The National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) recently recognized numerous Ohio State University Extension professionals at their 86th annual conference. The sustainability team received the national Environmental Education Award for outstanding educational programs conducted for families and/or communitieson various environmental issues/concerns. <Read more...>
Sep 1, 2022
Enjoy fresh and healthy veggies late in the year by planting a fall garden
Aug 26, 2022
Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about choosing “plant-based” proteins. [read more]
Aug 23, 2022
As recently reported in The Columbus Dispatch, “Grocery bills have been going up every month, with no sign of stopping.” Recent consumer data shows that groceries are 12.2 percent higher now than they were last summer. To help save money, FCS educator Jenny Lobb, as well as other Ohio State University experts, share ways to stretch food budget dollars. <Read The Columbus Dispatch article>
Aug 1, 2022
An appealing photo of a pizza or other menu item can help a restaurant increase sales – especially if the right filter is used, a new study suggests. Read more...