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  1. Gardening Seminar 2022

    Mar. 18, 2022

    Join us on Saturday, April 23rd at 9am, to get inspired for the 2022 gardening season! Learn from two keynote presentations, do a make-n-take bee hotel, choose from breakout sessions, win door prizes, and have tons of fun! Amy Stone from OSU Extension will share, 10 Landscape Design Tips When Creating, Enhancing, Reducing Or Just Starting Over, as the morning keynote. The afternoon keynote will be Incorporating Herbs In the Landscape by Rees & Meghan Davis from Honey Hollow Herbs. There will be a Garden Art Sale all day.

  2. Spring Into Wellness - Live Healthy Live Well

    Mar. 11, 2022

    Free Email Wellness challenge with tips to help you optimize your health and well-being!

    Adults can register to recieve 2 emails/week.

    Deadline to sign-up: March 28

    Challenge starts: April 4

    To Register: 

  3. ServSafe Manager's Certification

    Mar. 08, 2022

    ServSafe Manager's Certification Announced:

    The ServSafe® program provides accurate, up-to-date information for all levels of employees on handling of food, from receiving and storing to preparing and serving.
    Upon successful completion of the course and exam, participants receive a Certificate of Completion from ServSafe® and a Certification in Food Protection from the Ohio Department of Health.

    The upcoming classes for 2022

  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. 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.


  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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! 

  10. 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?