1. Gluten Free Eating

    May. 26, 2023

    About twenty percent of the U.S. population is looking to reduce or eliminate gluten from their diet. For people who make the decision to eat gluten free as a matter of dietary choice and not a medical necessity, there are many important considerations. 

    Learn about gluten free shopping, dining, cooking and baking.

    Program includes helpful handouts and recipes, including samples, to try!

    Presented by: Shannon Carter, Family and Consumer Sciences Educator and Emma Stephens, Intern, OSU Extension – Fairfield County

  2. Let's Preserve 2023 Series

    Apr. 25, 2023

    Are you planning to preserve summer produce?  Join us for any or all of the following preserving programs presented by Shannon Carter, Family and Consumer Sciences Educator and Sandy Bohl, Instructor, with Ohio State University Extension Fairfield County. Classes will be offered in person at both Keller Market House and the Pickerington Library-Sycamore Plaza. There is no cost for attendance, but registration is requested to reserve your space.

    Keller Market House, 134 S. Columbus St., Lancaster, OH 

  3. Agriculture and Natural Resources Spring Programming

    Feb. 13, 2023

    2023 SPRING PROGRAMMING - Agriculture and Natural Resources

    Visit our website or click on the program titles below for more details and to register! All event information can be found at

    THE BEST TREE FOR YOUR SITE WEBINAR - February 23, noon-1:30pm, virtual

  4. Lunch and Learn with OSU Extension Fairfield County

    Feb. 01, 2023

    Two Opportunities to join OSU Extension-Fairfield County for lunch.

  5. Hands-On Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop: Hugus Fruit Farm

    Jan. 19, 2023

    Join OSU Extension in Fairfield County for a hands-on Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop with Ralph Hugus at Hugus Fruit Farm on Saturday, March 25th. 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. Participants will be able to learn pruning techniques and get all of their questions related to fruit tree growing and pruning answered. The majority of the workshop will be held outdoors; please dress for the weather conditions.

  6. 2023 Private Pesticide and Fertilizer Recertification Dates

    Dec. 13, 2022

    OSU Extension in Fairfield County will be offering two opportunities for Private Pesticide and Fertilizer recertification in 2023. 

    Fertilizer Re-certification* (Cost: $10)

    Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

  7. Planning for the Future of Your Farm

    Nov. 08, 2022

    OSU Extension, Fairfield County invites you to participate in “Planning for the Future of Your Farm”

    This workshop is designed to help farm families learn to successfully create a succession and estate plan that will help transfer farm ownership, management, and assets to the next generation. Join us in welcoming OSU Farm Management Field Specialist, David Marrison, and Attorney with OSU Agricultural & Resource Law Program, Robert Moore.

    Workshop Topics include: 

  8. Extension Connection

    Nov. 08, 2022

    Read about program highlights and news in Fairfield County in the November, 2022, edition of The Extension Connection.

  9. Live Healthy Live Well - Unwrap Your Gifts Email Challenge

    Oct. 03, 2022

    Sign Up Now for the “Unwrap Your Gifts” Email Wellness Challenge

    Are you interested in improving your wellness by exploring: gratitude, traditional foods with a twist, sustainability, self-care, and more – all wrapped up with new gift ideas? Join Ohio State University Extension for the “Unwrap Your Gifts” 6-week email wellness challenge to learn more about these and other wellness topics.

  10. 2022 Farm Science Review Tickets Available

    Aug. 25, 2022

    Farm Science Review is on the horizon and is set to celebrate 60 years as one of the nation’s largest outdoor farm shows, September 20 - 22, 2022, at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center.