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  1. Live Healthy Live Well Email Challenge

    Oct. 19, 2021

    Join the Play Your Way Email Wellness Challenge!


    Email messages - 2 per week

  2. Food Safety Manager Online Training for Level 2 ServSafe

    Apr. 23, 2021

    Now Available - Online Level 2 Serv Safe Class in partnership with TAP

    This course is designed for Food Service Managers and Food Handlers at restaurants; convenience stores; grocery stores; school food service workers; and civic groups who prepare food for sale and consumptions.
    This course meets the standards as set by the Ohio Department of Health as Level II Certification in Food Protection Manager Certification (Ohio Revised Code 3701-21-25).

  3. Milkweed Seeds are No Longer Available

    Mar. 30, 2021


    We apologize, but all of the milkweed seeds are gone for 2021.  We suggest you try some online sites to try to find seeds.


    You can still do your part to help the monarchs! Consider purchasing swamp milkweed or butterfly weed plants (both types of milkweed that look great in the garden). At this link – - you can seed the milkweeds that are available as container plants to help the monarchs.


  4. Virtual Food Service Conference

    Jun. 17, 2021

    Join us at the virtual Food Service Conference that will assist with an action plan for the 2021-2022 school year. This virtual
    Zoom webinar conference will assist food service directors and staff with an action plan for the upcoming school year.

    Registration is FREE and the deadline is July 26
    Please register at: 

  5. Ohio Victory Gardens Seed Giveaway

    Mar. 31, 2021

    Click HERE to see location addresses and times.

    ODA And OSU Extension Kick Off 2021 Ohio Victory Gardens Program

    25 counties will take part in the program this spring

  6. SNAP-Ed Promotes Healthy Choices for Kids

    Jan. 14, 2021

    CANFIELD — SNAP-Ed in Mahoning County is on a mission to make a healthier community through education — and by providing the tools for the program.

    The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Education Program (SNAP-Ed) is a free nutrition education and obesity prevention program that serves low-income adults, youth and families.

  7. Virtual Dining with Diabetes

    Jan. 08, 2021

    Flyer and Registration HERE

    Do you or someone you love have diabetes?  With 30 million diabetics in America, you are not alone! You will learn how to incorporate good, healthy cooking techniques and other practices to help control your blood sugar through our cooking school and nutrition education program designed for people with diabetes and their family members or caregivers.

    Dates:  February 1 -   10:00 A.M.- 12:00 P.M.

  8. Looking to make a difference this holiday season?

    Dec. 21, 2020

    Consider donating to OSU Extension- Mahoning County! Click for more information on why now is the best time to give! 

  9. Healthy ways to improve immunity

    Dec. 15, 2020

    As we go into the winter months and illness chances increase, what can I do to boost my immune system?

  10. Take Charge of Your Diabetes this Holiday

    Nov. 02, 2020

    Do you or someone you love have diabetes? With 30 million diabetics in America, you are not alone! Join, Marie Economosand Beth Stefura, Family and Consumer Sciences Educators from the Ohio State University Extension, to learn the basics of diabetes management as well as tips on making better choices and staying motivated. Four class choices are offered. Each class is the same. Please choose one class to attend virtually.