1. Annual Chadwick Arboretum Plant Sale

    May 4, 2016

    The Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens is hosting its annual plant sale from May 5-7 in Columbus at the northwest corner of Lane Avenue and Fred Taylor Drive. This is Chadwick Arboretum’s largest fund-raiser of the year, and they depend on a successful sale to ensure support for its operating expenses.

  2. Buckeye Summit

    Apr 29, 2016

    Ohio State Convenes Buckeye Summit to Tackle Hunger and Food Insecurity

    Columbus, Ohio – Approximately 600 members of Buckeye Nation convened for change at the inaugural Buckeye Summit on April 14. Delegates from 17 states and as far away as London and Bejing engaged in an interactive town hall focused on one of the most complex and important issues of our time: food security.

  3. Amanda Woods Talks FCS Financial Wellness to Students, US State Representative Steve Stivers

    Apr 11, 2016

    Family and Consumer Sciences Program Specialist Amanda Woods, Healthy Finances, gave a financial wellness presentation on April 6 to undergraduate Ohio State students and U.S. Representative Steve Stivers, 15th district of Ohio. Her talk focused on financial wellness services offered by FCS Educators across the state.

  4. Beverage-Related Policies

    Apr 4, 2016

    The Journal of Science Policy & Governance recently published a study regarding beverage-related policies among 28 Ohio organizations during 2014 and 2015. The study, co-authored by Family and Consumer Sciences’ Jennifer Lobb, Carol Smathers and Sodexo’s Ellen Hashiguchi, examined organizational policies regarding the consumption of water as the healthy beverage of choice.

  5. FCS Outreach and Engagement Forum

    Mar 3, 2016

    During the May 6 Ohio State University Outreach and Engagement Forum, numerous OSU Extension programs were featured. The Forum provided an opportunity to interact with Ohio State’s outreach and engagement community, share outreach and engagement work and make connections with potential collaborators.

  6. Program Excellence Through Research Grant

    Feb 29, 2016

    Extension Educator Pat Brinkman, Fayette County, was honored recently at the National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences 2015 annual session, “Tradition to guide us, Knowledge to share, Innovation to succeed.” She was a member of the Live Healthy Live Well team that received third place National and second place Region Program Excellence through Research Award at the conference held November 2-5 in White Sulphur Springs, WV.