Past Events

  1. May. 26, 2022 6:00pm

    Join OSU Extension-Fairfield County for the return of the Local Foods Farm Tour Series. Our first location will be Schultz Valley Farms, 424 Zion Rd SE, Lancaster. On Thursday, May 26th at 6:00 p.m. Schultz Valley Farms raises a variety of produce, meat, and eggs using sustainable growing practices. This family farm offers weekly farm shares through their CSA program.

  2. May. 17, 2022 12:00pm to 12:30pm

    Why make a salad in a jar? - Portion Control  - Save time  - Save money  - Easy cleanup

  3. Apr. 30, 2022 9:00am to 12:00pm

    Fairfield County Master Gardener Volunteers invite you back to “Dig Into Gardening” a half day educational seminar. Pam Bennett, State Master Gardener Volunteer Director will kick off the event by helping us discover some new and underused perennials. We will also learn a bit more about annuals that will offer the “Wow” factor to your landscape.  Fairfield County Extension Educator, Carrie Brown will discuss the Spotted Lanternfly.

  4. Apr. 18, 2022 5:30pm to 7:00pm

    Spring is a special time of the year to be in the woods! Many of its early occupants such as our state wildflower, White Trillium, are ephemeral in nature and won’t be here long! Join OSU Extension and Fairfield County Park District, with special permission from Coyote Run, as we embark on a spring scavenger hunt and hike.  A brief outdoor presentation on spring ephemerals will be followed by a spring woodland hike. Boots are advised, and please dress for the weather. Please note: Registration is limited to 24 participants. 

  5. Mar. 31, 2022 12:00pm to 4:00pm

    The Ohio Department of Agriculture, Division of Persticide Regulation, will be in the Ag Center on Thursday, March 31st to offer Private Pesticide and Fertilizer certification TESTING in all categories. Please call the OSU Extension office (740-653-5419) or go here as soon as possible to make your reservation.

  6. Mar. 26, 2022 10:00am to 12:00pm

    Join the Ohio State University Extension office in Fairfield County as we team up with the Ohio Farm Bureau and Fairfield Soil and Water Conservation District to discuss nuisance wildlife management in an agricultural setting. This workshop will explore methods of preventing and resolving conflicts with wildlife and will provide guidance on relevant laws & regulations, control techniques, and necessary licensing and permits.

  7. Mar. 19, 2022 10:00am to 12:00pm

    Join The Ohio State University Extension - Fairfield County for a hands-on Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop with Ralph Hugus at Hugus Fruit Farm on Saturday, March 19th. The workshop will involve walking through the orchard and discussing growing and pruning techniques for apple and peach trees. Pruning shears will be provided for demonstration use.

  8. Mar. 06, 2022 1:00pm to 2:30pm

    From salamanders and wood frogs to damselflies and fairy shrimp, discover the wonder of the many unique critters that call vernal pools home. Join OSU Extension, with special permission from Coyote Run, as we explore these seasonal pools of water and the many early-emerging, ephemeral lifeforms they support.

  9. Feb. 26, 2022 1:00pm to 2:30pm

    Join Ohio State University Extension Educators from Fairfield County and Licking County for this two-part series as we explore the art and science of backyard maple syrup production. From maple tree identification and tapping supplies, to boiling equipment and the production process, we will cover a variety of topics during the February 16 virtual presentation. Apply your knowledge in person as we tour a local maple syrup operation on February 26. Participants are invited to register to join one session or both.

  10. Feb. 23, 2022 6:00pm to 9:00pm

    During this session, recertification in all Private Pesticide Applicator categories will be offered.