News

  1. Mindful Wellness

    Jul. 09, 2019

    “Mindful Wellness is designed to equip healthy adults with practice and skills to strengthen the mind and body connection and promote holistic health and wellness across the lifespan.” Please join Shannon Carter, Extension Educator, for the Mindful Wellness series to enhance your wellness.  There is no cost for these classes just register by calling 740-652-7260 or email hicks.686@osu.edu by Auguest 13th. 

    The classes will be held on:

  2. Let's Preserve

    Jul. 03, 2019

    Please join us for the 2019 Family and Consumer Science Preserving Series of classes.  We will be starting with Let's Jam! on July 23 at Shalom UMC in Carroll then moving on to Preserving Basics with classes on canning, freezing and dehydrating.  Please join Sandy Bohl to learn how to preserve your fruits and vegetables for later use.  

  3. 3rd Annual 4-H Craft, Vendor and Antique Sale - "Christmas in July"

    May. 10, 2019

    3rd Annual Fairfield County 4-H Christmas in July Sale

    The Fairfield County 4-H Advisory Committee will host a Craft and Vendor Show on Saturday, July 27th from 9:00am to 3:00pm to raise money for the county program. The event, which will be held at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds, 157 E Fair Ave, Lancaster, OH, in the Ed Sands Building will help raise funds for county activities like summer camp, state trips, awards, and so much more.

  4. Tree Decline Continues Throughout the County

    Apr. 17, 2019

    Mother Nature is continuing her assault on area trees and landscape plants!

  5. 2019 Local Foods Farm Tour

    Apr. 15, 2019

    Join us the 2019 Local Foods Farm tour series. We will be visiting three farms this year.  

    June 11

    6:30 p.m.

    Bluegreen Gardens

    Bluegreen Gardens is a boutique flower farm and floral design studio operated by Mike Zawislak and Elizabeth Fox Zawislak. Using a combination of their individual special strengths and talents, they work to bring joy to people through the sharing of their flowers.

  6. Grill Smart; Hands-on Learn the Science of Great Grilling

    Apr. 10, 2019

    Ever wondered what actually happened and why, when sometimes that great looking piece of meat comes off your grill and it's perfect, but, other times it's just not so good? If so, this 4 hour, hands-on class is for you!

  7. ChickQuest, a Science Alive 4-H School Enrichment program

    Apr. 08, 2019

    ChickQuest is a Science Alive 4-H School Enrichment program that reaches 1100 Kindergarten through 5th grade students in Fairfield County annually. The project challenges youth to use science, technology, engineering, and math skills to investigate the life cycle of an embryonic chicken egg. From monitoring living eggs to observing fluffy chicks, these lively activities pique curiosity, encourage collaboration and communication, and provide young scientists with unforgettable experiences.

  8. Food & Sewing Project Workshop

    Mar. 28, 2019

    Want to learn more about the Food & Sewing Projects offered through Fairfield County 4-H Program? Join us for the Food & Sewing Project Workshop.  There will be multiple stations for both Food & Nutrition and Clothing as well as FAQs and tips for parents. 

    Saturday, April 13, 2019, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the OSU Extension Office, 831 College Ave., Lancaster, OH 43130. 

    If you have questions regarding the event, please contact the OSU Extension office at 740-652-7260. 

  9. Avoid the temptation to apply mulch too early!

    Mar. 18, 2019

    Each year homeowners spend hundreds – and, in some cases many hundreds – of dollars on mulch for the landscape. When properly applied at the right time, mulch has its place. A thin layer of perhaps 1.5 to 2.5 inches of mulch can enhance the color of the landscape, aid in preventing weed germination, retain moisture in the soil, and moderate soil temperatures in the root zone of the plants being mulched.

  10. JAS's Easter EggExtravaganza!

    Mar. 04, 2019

    Attention all 4-H Cloverbuds and family members ages 8 and under.  Join the Fairfield County Junior Leaders for a fun day including: an Easter Egg Hunt, Face Painting, Crafts, Door Prizes and BUNNIES!!  Sunday, April 7, 2019, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the Fairfield County Agriculture Center, 831 College Ave, Lancaster. 

    Contact the OSU Extension office with any questions at 740-652-7260. 

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