Each of the 88 counties of Ohio houses an Ohio State University Extension Office. One of these resourceful offices is located right here in the heart of the Columbus campus on the Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory.
NUEL’s North Central Regional Conference will be held June 7-9, 2023 on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Join you colleagues and be a part of a conference “shift” to cultivate spaces to discuss hot Extension topics, discover creative ways to elevate urban outreach, engage in thoughtful dialogue about critical issues, and participate in think tank sessions. They are currently seeking facilitators to help lead this dynamic, non-traditional conference experience.
USDA encourages urban producers, innovative producers, and other stakeholders to virtually attend the second public meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production on November 29 from 3-5 p.m. ET. This Committee will discuss recommendations it intends to submit to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to remove barriers to urban and innovative producers and increase access of urban and innovative producers to USDA programs and services.
4-H teens in Ohio can experience another side of Washington, D.C. that goes beyond the monuments and museums.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $14.2 million in 52 grants that support urban agriculture and innovative production.
The Routledge Handbook of Urban Food Governance edited by Ana Moragues-Faus, Jill Clark, Anna Davis, and Jane Battersby is now available for purchase.
The book has 32 chapters from leading and emerging scholars and practitioners from around the world and reflects on urban food governance pasts, presents, and futures from theoretical and applied perspectives.
This year, #WorldFoodDay is marked in a year where the world faces profound food security challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, environmental degradation, biodiversity loss, compounded by inequality and armed conflicts. The world needs to take action.
The mission of the National Extension Tourism network (NET) is to integrate research, education and outreach within Cooperative Extension and Sea Grant to support sustainable tourism, thus contributing to the long-term economic development, environmental stewardship, and socio-cultural wellbeing of communities and regions. This publication documents the 2021 Conference Proceedings (theme: Navigating the Uncharted). It includes an overview of the U.S. recreation economy, COVID-19; results of a national agritourism survey; and case studies.
With a majority of Chicago’s 2.7 million residents waste going to just four landfills, the city needs to take every precaution it can to minimize trash. One-fifth of the city's trash is comprised of food waste; a number reflective of many urban areas in the United States. A huge bite to chew, the amount of edible waste produced in the urban world is about to meet it’s match with a non-profit organization called Bigger Table. Learn more.