Past Events

  1. Oct 15, 2013, 11:15am - 12:30pm

    Parke Wilde,  an expert in U.S. food and nutrition policy, consumer economics and federal food assistance programs is giving a talk in my class.  This lecture is open to the public.  Please join us if you are interested.  Food Policy Lecture: "Not just for farmers: Six ways that agriculture programs affect food, nutrition, and the environment.” Parke Wilde, Associate Professor, Tufts University Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy McPherson Lab 1040, OSU Main Campus

  2. Oct 14, 2013, 10:00am - 11:30am

    Location: Rm. 105, Agricultural Admin. Building. Julie A. Caswell, Professor in the Department of Resource Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and current President of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association, will present on October 14th in Room 105 of the Agricultural Administration Building (2120 Fyffe Road) as part of the AEDE Applied Economics Seminar Series. Her presentation will focus on her recent research: "A New Mix of Private and Public: How Well Might the U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act Work?"

  3. Oct 10, 2013 (All day)

    Join us in COSI’s Extreme Screen theater for Eating Alabama, an hour-long film that follows a young couple through their year-long commitment to eat only seasonal and locally-sourced food. Throughout their journey, they learn about how the agriculture industry has changed through the generations. The film will be followed by a panel discussion on sustainable food choices, moderated by Michael Jones, executive director and co-founder of Local Matters.

  4. Oct 10, 2013, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

    GLENN SCHOOL COLLOQUIUM – THURSDAY EDITION “Capacity for meeting food needs with local and regional production: Tales from the Northeast U.S.” Dr. Christian Peters, Tufts University Thursday, October 10, 12:30-1:30, 130 (LEC) Page Hall Co-Presented by the Agroecosystems Management Program and the John Glenn School of Public Affairs

  5. Jun 8, 2013 through Nov 9, 2013 (All day)

    This annual series of public tours features organic and ecological farms and businesses in Ohio, providing unique opportunities for growers, educators, and conscientious eaters to see, taste, feel, and learn what sustainable food and fiber production is all about from the real experts—the farmers themselves.

  6. Mar 16, 2013, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    Join Pam Bennett from OSU Extension for essential garden planning tips and learn how to grow your own seedlings. Growers can increase diversity and healthy plants in their gardens, adding more to our kitchens and plates with heirloom plants and successful growing tips for lush gardens. All attendees will also receive free seeds!

  7. Mar 2, 2013, 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Don’t miss this is exciting workshop with retired OSU Entomologist, Dr. Joe Kovach, discussing the future of urban, year round food production. Learn and tour the OSU Knowlton Hoop House project and end with a Q/A session with Dr.Kovach.

  8. Jan 23, 2013, 10:00am - 2:45pm

    OSU Extension Local Foods Signature Program Kickoff In-Service Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, Columbus   Featuring ...Information about how you and your community can participate in OSU Extension’s new Local Foods Signature Program featuring Food Production, Food and Family, Food and Business, and Food and Community ...Ideas for Extension programming on local foods from Extension educators ...Networking, discussions and program planning around local foods issues for ANR, CD, 4-H and FCS program staff

  9. Jan 19, 2013, 9:30am - 12:00pm

    Join presenter Dr, Laura Tiu, from OSU Extension, for this informative session and learn more about the benefits of aquaponics to grow your own food year round. 2013 Urban Local Food Workshop Series.pdf

  10. Oct 5, 2012 through Oct 17, 2012 (All day)

    The All American Quarter Horse Congress is the World's Largest Single-Breed Horse Show. The show receives more than 17,000 horse show entries during its three-week schedule. The Congress attracts more than 650,000 people to the Columbus area, bringing more than $180 million to the central Ohio economy.