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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences



  1. 2022 Veggies and More Tour

    Jun. 01, 2022

    OSU Extension will be visiting local gardens throughout the summer!

    Join OSU Extension staff and trained Master Gardener Volunteers for the 2022 Veggies and More Tour, Growing Local Foods: Urban Farms & Gardens Summer Tour Series

    Come to learn about growing practices, helpful tips, soils, organic production, and more. Bring a lawn chair for seating and a notepad. Don’t forget your weeds, disease, and insects—we’ll diagnose what’s going on in your garden, too! 

    Mondays at 6 p.m. on the following dates:

  2. 2022 Good Natured Garden Partners – Gardening with Youth Program

    May. 12, 2022

    OSU Extension Mahoning County is calling on any individuals or groups interested in starting or maintaining a garden and working with local youth in the Mahoning Valley for the summer.

  3. Virtual Dining with Diabetes Cooking School

    Apr. 21, 2022

    Do you or someone you love have diabetes? With 30 million diabetics in America, you are not alone! In this Cooking School and Nutrition Education Program, you will learn how to incorporate good, healthy cooking techniques and other practices to help control your blood sugar. These classes are designed for people with diabetes and their family members or caregivers. Cost is FREE. 

    Classes are offered on the following Mondays in May from 10 a.m. to noon: 

  4. 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).

  5. FAQ - Farm and Livestock Producers Affected by East Palestine Train Derailment

    Feb. 13, 2023

  6. Take Charge of Your Diabetes During the Holidays

    Oct. 25, 2022

  7. Fall Wellness Challenge

    Sep. 30, 2022

    Sign up for our Fall Wellness challenge and receive emails with tips to help you optimize your health and well-being!
    Adults can register to receive 1 email per week and a Wellness Wednesday webinar invitation.

    Challenge starts on October 31st! 

     Click to register! 


  8. Seeds Available through the Victory Garden – Let’s Grow Ohio initiative!

    May. 12, 2022

    Do you want to plant your own vegetable and flower garden? Mahoning County OSU Extension has you covered! Mahoning County Extension will be distributing sample seed starter packets at various locations across Youngstown the week of May 16th while supplies last:

  9. Virtual Food Service Conference

    Apr. 06, 2022

    Excellence As We Grow Together

    Virtual Food Service Conference

    August 4, 2022

  10. Fruit Tree Pruning Clinic

    Mar. 31, 2022

    Learn how to prune apples and peaches at the farm!

    Saturday, April 9, 2022 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
    Location: White House Fruit Farm, 9249 St Rt 62, Canfield 44406
    Contact phone: 330-533-5538

    The clinic will be held rain or shine. Dress warm for outdoor activities (rugged shoes).  Bring a lawn chair for seating. Home fruit production books will be available for purchase.