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  1. Nature and Nutrition with OSU Extension and The Dawes Arboretum

    Dec. 30, 2020

    In partnership with The Dawes Arboretum, participants will learn how plant-based and other foods can be the foundation of a healthy diet. The world of nutrition is confusing and always evolving, making it difficult to understand what is healthy.

  2. Licking County Office of Ohio State University Extension Closed through January 15, 2021

    Dec. 18, 2020

    Licking County Office of Ohio State University Extension Closed through January 15, 2021.

    Newark, OH – Effective, Monday, December 21, 2020, the Licking County office of OSU Extension will be closed through January 15, 2021.

    While our offices will be physically closed, we are committed to continuing to conduct our work as fully as possible. We will utilize all our teleworking capabilities to continue serving our clientele and communities. You should feel free to call, email, etc. with any OSU Extension staff member as you normally would.

  3. Licking County Office of Ohio State University Extension Closed to the General Public - Appointments Now Required

    Dec. 04, 2020

    Licking County Office of Ohio State University Extension Closed to the General Public – Appointments Now Required

    Newark, OH – Effective, Monday, December 7, 2020, the Licking County office of OSU Extension will be closed to the general public and require appointments for all in-person services.

  4. Health & Wellness Wednesdays: Holiday Meals! Lighten Up for the Holidays

    Nov. 20, 2020

    Holiday Meals! Lighten Up for the Holidays

    WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2020, 12:00 NOON

    The holidays are here! That means the 2-month long parade of sweet treats, cocktail parties, and comfort food has begun. This class is your survival guide to maintaining health and balance through the holiday season! You will learn new recipe strategies to maintain weight and boost energy.

    Location: Live Online (via Zoom)

    Register at https://go.osu.edu/healthywednesdays.

  5. National Diabetes Awareness Month: Live Online Classes

    Nov. 03, 2020

    National diabetes awareness month

    Join Shari Gallup, OSU Extension Educator, for diabetes classes in November.

    Tuesdays at 12:00 Noon | Live Online November 17th - Diabetes Management During the Holidays November 24th - Holiday Snacking Guide

    Register and attend to be entered into a drawing for a pair of Brooks Holiday Tennis Shoes!

  6. Join the Diabetes Email Challenge during National Diabetes Month!

    Oct. 21, 2020

    Do you want to learn how to manage your diabetes with updated information?

    Dining with Diabetes invites you to enroll in an e-mail Challenge. This 4-week program will encourage individuals with diabetes to improve their diabetes selfcare behaviors and learn: What is diabetes? What are carbohydrates and how many can I have? How to build a support system.

  7. Licking County Office of Ohio State University Extension Now Open Daily with Limited Staff

    Oct. 19, 2020

    October 19, 2020

    Licking County Office of Ohio State University Extension Now Open Daily with Limited Staff

    Newark, OH – The Licking County office of OSU Extension will be reopening daily on Monday, October 19, 2020 with limited staffing.

  8. Live Healthy Live Well "Take a Break!" Email Wellness Challenge

    Oct. 14, 2020

    Do you need a break? Us too! We have been spending so much time with technology, worrying about online school or staying healthy that it’s been hard to make time for play, wellness, and celebrations. Educators with Ohio State University Extension are ready to help. Join us for the fall email challenge and explore how to take the break you deserve.

  9. Victory Gardens Program Expands In Its First Month

    Sep. 11, 2020

        

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Media Contact:
    Katie Boyer, 614.563.6974
    katie.boyer@agri.ohio.gov

  10. Reports of Unsolicited Seeds Arriving in the Mail

    Aug. 03, 2020

    Ohio Department of Agriculture: Unsolicited Seed Reporting

    Reports of Ohio citizens receiving packages of unsolicited seeds have been widespread in recent days. On July 30, 2020, the Ohio Department of Agriculture issued a news release establishing local Extension Offices as drop-off locations for these seed packets.

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