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May 4, 2021
30th Annual Plant Extravaganza

CSU Greenhouse
Cash or Check Only - No Change Given
$10/flat minimum donation
No entry without a mask



May 4, 2021
Diabetes Education Class Series
|| Full Press Release (PDF)
4:30-6 p.m.
Learn simple lifestyle changes that can prevent serious health concerns by enrolling in Central State University Extension’s free Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEPTM) series of classes that will be offered virtually from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Tuesday(s), April 13 to June 1, via Microsoft Teams.
The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program is a series of eight classes conducted by Central State University Extension (CSUE) and community partners. DEEPTM certified Central State University Extension educators will teach the classes.
Topics will include: Understanding the human body, Diabetes risk factors and complications, Nutrition education and meal planning, Importance of physical activity, Managing stress, Diabetes medications.
Participants in the series of classes will identify unhealthy habits and learn skills to live a healthier lifestyle; learn techniques to manage and prevent common diabetes complications, such as stress, nerve pain, heart disease, stroke, blindness, and kidney failure; as well as receive free educational materials to maintain lifestyle changes.
For more information or to register, contact CSUE Family and Consumer Science Regional County Educator Renita Porter at at rporter@centralstate.edu or CSUE Family and Consumer Regional County Educator Juliana Erwin at at jerwin@centralstate.edu.



May 5, 2021
30th Annual Plant Extravaganza

CSU Greenhouse
Cash or Check Only - No Change Given
$10/flat minimum donation
No entry without a mask



May 6, 2021
30th Annual Plant Extravaganza

CSU Greenhouse
Cash or Check Only - No Change Given
$10/flat minimum donation
No entry without a mask



May 6, 2021
Cool Crop Planting in Community Beds

5-6:30 p.m.
Home Vegetable Gardening Series
CSU Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden (Intersection of ST. Rt. 42 N and Wilberforce Switch Rd, right across from the CSU main entrance)
Central State University Extension (CSUE) is offering a series of free gardening seminars on growing home vegetables for the beginning gardener at the CSU Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden located at the intersection of US 42 E and Wilberforce-Switch Road across the entrance to the university.
Sessions are designed for both adults and families; participants may come to one or all of the educational programs. Those attending all of the gardening programs will receive a certificate.
Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, participants are limited to 25 individuals. Participants will be asked to wear masks and be safely socially distanced.
Reservations are requested and be made by emailing CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Educator Clare Thorn cthorn@centralstate.edu



May 8, 2021
A Day Out with Mom

10:30-11:30 a.m.
CSU Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden (Intersection of ST. Rt. 42 N and Wilberforce Switch Rd, right across from the CSU main entrance)
Central State University Extension (CSUE) will host its “A Day Out with Mom” program from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, May 8, at the CSU Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden located at the intersection of US 42 E and Wilberforce-Switch Road across the entrance to the university.
The free program---open to families---will feature a garden walk to celebrate Mother’s Day. Bring your mother or other loved family member and take a stroll before further celebrations.
Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, participants are limited to 25 individuals. Participants will be asked to wear masks and be safely socially distanced.
Reservations are requested and be made by emailing CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Educator Clare Thorn cthorn@centralstate.edu



May 11, 2021
1:30.-2:30 p.m.
Mobile Food Market
Central State University Extension will distribute free food through the Central State Mobile Farmer's Market. The marketplace is a program by the Central State Extension Family and Consumer Sciences program. Food distribution will take place between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 25, in the parking lot of the Ward Center, on Central State's campus, located at 1400 Brush Row Road, Wilberforce.

The marketplace is free to all students, staff, and community residents.

For more information email mkershaw@centralstate.edu



May 11, 2021
Diabetes Education Class Series
|| Full Press Release (PDF)
4:30-6 p.m.
Learn simple lifestyle changes that can prevent serious health concerns by enrolling in Central State University Extension’s free Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEPTM) series of classes that will be offered virtually from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Tuesday(s), April 13 to June 1, via Microsoft Teams.
The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program is a series of eight classes conducted by Central State University Extension (CSUE) and community partners. DEEPTM certified Central State University Extension educators will teach the classes.
Topics will include: Understanding the human body, Diabetes risk factors and complications, Nutrition education and meal planning, Importance of physical activity, Managing stress, Diabetes medications.
Participants in the series of classes will identify unhealthy habits and learn skills to live a healthier lifestyle; learn techniques to manage and prevent common diabetes complications, such as stress, nerve pain, heart disease, stroke, blindness, and kidney failure; as well as receive free educational materials to maintain lifestyle changes.
For more information or to register, contact CSUE Family and Consumer Science Regional County Educator Renita Porter at at rporter@centralstate.edu or CSUE Family and Consumer Regional County Educator Juliana Erwin at at jerwin@centralstate.edu.



May 12, 2021
Caring for Honeybee Queens

6 p.m.
Queen Quality, Grooming / Mite Behavior and Resistance
Central State University Extension’s (CSUE) will host a webinar series, “Caring for Honeybee Queens,” beginning Wednesday, April 14, at 6 p.m., every other Wednesday for six weeks, that will focus on quality, developing queen cells and encouraging genetic diversity. A USDA North Central Region SARE partnership Grant supports the webinar series.

Master beekeepers and researchers from Ohio and Kentucky will offer the workshop series for intermediate-level beekeepers to discuss the biology of honeybee queens including the importance of queen cells and development to behavior and genetics.

May 12: Dr. Hongmei Li-Byarlay, Research Assistant Professor of Entomology at Central State University (expert in Genetics, Functional Genomics, and Behavior of Honey Bees) will discuss queen quality, grooming/ mite biting behavior and mite resistance. She will discuss current efforts with Purdue University and partner beekeepers on breeding honeybee colonies.

Registration is available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/144473912361



May 17, 2021
Marigolds, Day Lilies? What?

10:30-11:30 a.m.
The free program---open to adults over the age of 18---will share the difference between a perennial and an annual plant. Participants will learn the value of both and discuss designing their landscapes for the coming year. Free flower seeds will be given to all participants.
Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, participants are limited to 25 individuals. Participants will be asked to wear masks and be safely socially distanced.
Reservations are requested and be made by emailing CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Educator Clare Thorn cthorn@centralstate.edu



May 17, 2021
Market Gardening Series: Irrigation and Bed Prep
|| Event Flyer (PDF)
4-6 p.m.
South Side Family Farms, 1200 Wilson Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43206
No charge (NIFA/USDA grant)
Join Central State University Extension for a series of onfarm classes on urban market gardening, hosted at South Side Family Farms urban farm. The first class will cover the basics of efficient bed preparation and setting up drip and microsprinkler irrigation systems.
This class is the first in a monthly series of classes on market gardening—growing for profit in a small space. Classes will take place at an urban farm and will feature hands-on learning opportunities and on-site demonstrations of growing techniques.
All are welcome to participate but space is limited and registration is required. At this point, we are limiting class sizes to 15 people so as to be able to maintain proper social distancing measures.
Contact: Dana Hilfinger
To sign up, go to: https://forms.gle/LxjwddhCNCRkLxyy5



May 18, 2021
Diabetes Education Class Series
|| Full Press Release (PDF)
4:30-6 p.m.
Learn simple lifestyle changes that can prevent serious health concerns by enrolling in Central State University Extension’s free Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEPTM) series of classes that will be offered virtually from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Tuesday(s), April 13 to June 1, via Microsoft Teams.
The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program is a series of eight classes conducted by Central State University Extension (CSUE) and community partners. DEEPTM certified Central State University Extension educators will teach the classes.
Topics will include: Understanding the human body, Diabetes risk factors and complications, Nutrition education and meal planning, Importance of physical activity, Managing stress, Diabetes medications.
Participants in the series of classes will identify unhealthy habits and learn skills to live a healthier lifestyle; learn techniques to manage and prevent common diabetes complications, such as stress, nerve pain, heart disease, stroke, blindness, and kidney failure; as well as receive free educational materials to maintain lifestyle changes.
For more information or to register, contact CSUE Family and Consumer Science Regional County Educator Renita Porter at at rporter@centralstate.edu or CSUE Family and Consumer Regional County Educator Juliana Erwin at at jerwin@centralstate.edu.



May 20, 2021
Warm Crop Planting in Community Beds

5-6:30 p.m.
Home Vegetable Gardening Series
CSU Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden (Intersection of ST. Rt. 42 N and Wilberforce Switch Rd, right across from the CSU main entrance)
Central State University Extension (CSUE) is offering a series of free gardening seminars on growing home vegetables for the beginning gardener at the CSU Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden located at the intersection of US 42 E and Wilberforce-Switch Road across the entrance to the university.
Sessions are designed for both adults and families; participants may come to one or all of the educational programs. Those attending all of the gardening programs will receive a certificate.
Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, participants are limited to 25 individuals. Participants will be asked to wear masks and be safely socially distanced.
Reservations are requested and be made by emailing CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Educator Clare Thorn cthorn@centralstate.edu



May 21, 2021
The Seed to Bloom Story: History, Planting, and Vision

CSU Speaker Series || Event Flyer (PDF)
4-5 p.m.
Join Dr. Marcus Nagle, CSU Assistant Professor of Horticulture, and Dr. Candace Lowell, CSU Chair of Agriculture and Life Sciences, as they give an introduction on the history and realization of the Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden. Both will lead groups to talk about the plants and ecology of the garden.
Reservations can be made by emailing CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Educator Clare Thorn cthorn@centralstate.edu or by calling 937.376.6627.
(Adults 18+) Masks and Social Distancing Required.



May 25, 2021
Diabetes Education Class Series
|| Full Press Release (PDF)
4:30-6 p.m.
Learn simple lifestyle changes that can prevent serious health concerns by enrolling in Central State University Extension’s free Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEPTM) series of classes that will be offered virtually from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Tuesday(s), April 13 to June 1, via Microsoft Teams.
The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program is a series of eight classes conducted by Central State University Extension (CSUE) and community partners. DEEPTM certified Central State University Extension educators will teach the classes.
Topics will include: Understanding the human body, Diabetes risk factors and complications, Nutrition education and meal planning, Importance of physical activity, Managing stress, Diabetes medications.
Participants in the series of classes will identify unhealthy habits and learn skills to live a healthier lifestyle; learn techniques to manage and prevent common diabetes complications, such as stress, nerve pain, heart disease, stroke, blindness, and kidney failure; as well as receive free educational materials to maintain lifestyle changes.
For more information or to register, contact CSUE Family and Consumer Science Regional County Educator Renita Porter at at rporter@centralstate.edu or CSUE Family and Consumer Regional County Educator Juliana Erwin at at jerwin@centralstate.edu.



May 25, 2021
Swine Genetics – Where to Start Webinar
|| Press Release (PDF) || Event Flyer (PDF)
7-8 p.m.
Virtual Event
Join Central State University Extension (CSUE) for the second episode in the swine health, genetics, and nutrition series.
The speaker in this episode will be Phil Hollingshead, CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Educator. Phil will discuss basic swine genetics and how it applies to different types of operations.
To sign up and receive the webinar link, email CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Educator Phil Hollingshead at phollingshead@centralstate.edu.



May 26, 2021
Caring for Honeybee Queens

6 p.m.
Queen Rearing and Breeding for Mite Resistance
Central State University Extension’s (CSUE) will host a webinar series, “Caring for Honeybee Queens,” beginning Wednesday, April 14, at 6 p.m., every other Wednesday for six weeks, that will focus on quality, developing queen cells and encouraging genetic diversity. A USDA North Central Region SARE partnership Grant supports the webinar series.

Master beekeepers and researchers from Ohio and Kentucky will offer the workshop series for intermediate-level beekeepers to discuss the biology of honeybee queens including the importance of queen cells and development to behavior and genetics.

May 26: Dorothy Morgan, President of the Kentucky Queen Breeders Association), will discuss queen rearing and breeding for mite resistance. The Varroa mite is one of the most devastating parasites that honeybee colonies can endure. Dorothy specializes in artificially rearing queens and selecting for mite resistance genes, and provides valuable insight on honeybee survival.

Registration is available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/144473912361



May 29, 2021
Walk-Behind Tractor Training
|| Event Flyer (PDF)
9-11 a.m.
Mid-Ohio Farms, 116 N. Wheatland Ave., Columbus, OH 43223
No charge
Join Central State University Extension and ModCon Living Tool Library for a training on how to use a walk-behind tractor.
Attendees will be shown how to use the tractor and participate with hands-on practice using three different implements that are commonly used (tiller, rotary plow and flail mower). We will also discuss the pros/cons of using a walk-behind tractor and rental/purchase options.
Contact: Dana Hilfinger for more information.



June 1, 2021
Diabetes Education Class Series
|| Full Press Release (PDF)
4:30-6 p.m.
Learn simple lifestyle changes that can prevent serious health concerns by enrolling in Central State University Extension’s free Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEPTM) series of classes that will be offered virtually from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Tuesday(s), April 13 to June 1, via Microsoft Teams.
The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program is a series of eight classes conducted by Central State University Extension (CSUE) and community partners. DEEPTM certified Central State University Extension educators will teach the classes.
Topics will include: Understanding the human body, Diabetes risk factors and complications, Nutrition education and meal planning, Importance of physical activity, Managing stress, Diabetes medications.
Participants in the series of classes will identify unhealthy habits and learn skills to live a healthier lifestyle; learn techniques to manage and prevent common diabetes complications, such as stress, nerve pain, heart disease, stroke, blindness, and kidney failure; as well as receive free educational materials to maintain lifestyle changes.
For more information or to register, contact CSUE Family and Consumer Science Regional County Educator Renita Porter at at rporter@centralstate.edu or CSUE Family and Consumer Regional County Educator Juliana Erwin at at jerwin@centralstate.edu.



June 3, 2021
Garden Weeds, Pests & Diseases

5-6:30 p.m.
Home Vegetable Gardening Series
CSU Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden (Intersection of ST. Rt. 42 N and Wilberforce Switch Rd, right across from the CSU main entrance)
Central State University Extension (CSUE) is offering a series of free gardening seminars on growing home vegetables for the beginning gardener at the CSU Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden located at the intersection of US 42 E and Wilberforce-Switch Road across the entrance to the university.
Sessions are designed for both adults and families; participants may come to one or all of the educational programs. Those attending all of the gardening programs will receive a certificate.
Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, participants are limited to 25 individuals. Participants will be asked to wear masks and be safely socially distanced.
Reservations are requested and be made by emailing CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Educator Clare Thorn cthorn@centralstate.edu



June 5, 2021
Walk-Behind Tractor Training
|| Event Flyer (PDF)
1-3 p.m.
Mid-Ohio Farms, 116 N. Wheatland Ave., Columbus, OH 43223
No charge
Join Central State University Extension and ModCon Living Tool Library for a training on how to use a walk-behind tractor.
Attendees will be shown how to use the tractor and participate with hands-on practice using three different implements that are commonly used (tiller, rotary plow and flail mower). We will also discuss the pros/cons of using a walk-behind tractor and rental/purchase options.
Contact: Dana Hilfinger for more information.



June 7-12, 2021
Seed To Bloom Summer Camp
|| Save The Date Flyer (PDF)
Seed To Bloom is a summer day camp for 3rd – 5th grade students. Save the date as details become available.
Updates will be posted to CSU's Summer Camp page.



June 8, 2021
1:30.-2:30 p.m.
Mobile Food Market
Central State University Extension will distribute free food through the Central State Mobile Farmer's Market. The marketplace is a program by the Central State Extension Family and Consumer Sciences program. Food distribution will take place between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 25, in the parking lot of the Ward Center, on Central State's campus, located at 1400 Brush Row Road, Wilberforce.

The marketplace is free to all students, staff, and community residents.

For more information email mkershaw@centralstate.edu



June 9, 2021
Caring for Honeybee Queens

6 p.m.
Drone Bee Research
Central State University Extension’s (CSUE) will host a webinar series, “Caring for Honeybee Queens,” beginning Wednesday, April 14, at 6 p.m., every other Wednesday for six weeks, that will focus on quality, developing queen cells and encouraging genetic diversity. A USDA North Central Region SARE partnership Grant supports the webinar series.

Master beekeepers and researchers from Ohio and Kentucky will offer the workshop series for intermediate-level beekeepers to discuss the biology of honeybee queens including the importance of queen cells and development to behavior and genetics.

June 9: Dr. Reed Johnson, Associate Professor from the Ohio State University, expert of Apiculture, Pollinator Toxicology, and Genomics, takes the metaphorical stage to discuss the drone bee research. Dr. Johnson’s expertise will provide valuable insight into the complexity of healthy colony management and breeding.

Registration is available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/144473912361



June 11, 2021
Honey Bee Health

CSU Speaker Series || Event Flyer (PDF)
4-5 p.m.
Ashley Cordle, CSU Honey Bee Field Technician, will discuss the biological improtance of bees and some of the challenges they endure. She'll also share information on current research taking place at Central State University.
Reservations can be made by emailing CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Educator Clare Thorn cthorn@centralstate.edu or by calling 937.376.6627.
(Adults 18+) Masks and Social Distancing Required.



June 14-19, 2021
Seed To Bloom Summer Camp
|| Save The Date Flyer (PDF)
Seed To Bloom is a summer day camp for 3rd – 5th grade students. Save the date as details become available.
Updates will be posted to CSU's Summer Camp page.



June 17, 2021
When to Harvest

5-6:30 p.m.
Home Vegetable Gardening Series
CSU Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden (Intersection of ST. Rt. 42 N and Wilberforce Switch Rd, right across from the CSU main entrance)
Central State University Extension (CSUE) is offering a series of free gardening seminars on growing home vegetables for the beginning gardener at the CSU Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden located at the intersection of US 42 E and Wilberforce-Switch Road across the entrance to the university.
Sessions are designed for both adults and families; participants may come to one or all of the educational programs. Those attending all of the gardening programs will receive a certificate.
Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, participants are limited to 25 individuals. Participants will be asked to wear masks and be safely socially distanced.
Reservations are requested and be made by emailing CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Educator Clare Thorn cthorn@centralstate.edu



June 19, 2021
A Day Out with Dad

10:30-11:30 a.m.
CSU Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden (Intersection of ST. Rt. 42 N and Wilberforce Switch Rd, right across from the CSU main entrance)
Central State University Extension (CSUE) will host its “A Day Out with Dad” program from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, June 19, at the CSU Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden located at the intersection of US 42 E and Wilberforce-Switch Road across the entrance to the university.
The free program---open to families---will feature a garden walk with Dad on his special day where he can forget about mowing, trimming, moving mulch and more as he is inspired by other’s hard work.
Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, participants are limited to 25 individuals. Participants will be asked to wear masks and be safely socially distanced.
Reservations are requested and be made by emailing CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Educator Clare Thorn cthorn@centralstate.edu



June 23, 2021
Caring for Honeybee Queens

6 p.m.
Effects of "Bee-Safe" Pesticides
Central State University Extension’s (CSUE) will host a webinar series, “Caring for Honeybee Queens,” beginning Wednesday, April 14, at 6 p.m., every other Wednesday for six weeks, that will focus on quality, developing queen cells and encouraging genetic diversity. A USDA North Central Region SARE partnership Grant supports the webinar series.

Master beekeepers and researchers from Ohio and Kentucky will offer the workshop series for intermediate-level beekeepers to discuss the biology of honeybee queens including the importance of queen cells and development to behavior and genetics.

June 23: Dr. Chia-Hua Lin, Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Ohio State University, an expert in Bee Biology, will provide a talk titled "Effects of "bee-safe" pesticides applied during almond bloom on developing queens."

Registration is available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/144473912361



July 13, 2021
1:30.-2:30 p.m.
Mobile Food Market
Central State University Extension will distribute free food through the Central State Mobile Farmer's Market. The marketplace is a program by the Central State Extension Family and Consumer Sciences program. Food distribution will take place between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 25, in the parking lot of the Ward Center, on Central State's campus, located at 1400 Brush Row Road, Wilberforce.

The marketplace is free to all students, staff, and community residents.

For more information email mkershaw@centralstate.edu



July 15, 2021
General Q & A

5-6:30 p.m.
Home Vegetable Gardening Series
CSU Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden (Intersection of ST. Rt. 42 N and Wilberforce Switch Rd, right across from the CSU main entrance)
Central State University Extension (CSUE) is offering a series of free gardening seminars on growing home vegetables for the beginning gardener at the CSU Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden located at the intersection of US 42 E and Wilberforce-Switch Road across the entrance to the university.
Sessions are designed for both adults and families; participants may come to one or all of the educational programs. Those attending all of the gardening programs will receive a certificate.
Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, participants are limited to 25 individuals. Participants will be asked to wear masks and be safely socially distanced.
Reservations are requested and be made by emailing CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Educator Clare Thorn cthorn@centralstate.edu



July 16, 2021
Introduction to Growing Backyard Mushrooms

CSU Speaker Series || Event Flyer (PDF)
4-5 p.m.
Did you know that you can raise a crop of mushrooms in your backyard just like you can grow a vegetable garden? Marc Amante, Southwest Ohio Regional Agricultural and Natural Resources Educator, will introduce participants to outdoor mushroom cultivation. Came and learn more about what is needed to raise some home-grown protein in your backyard.
Reservations can be made by emailing CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Educator Clare Thorn cthorn@centralstate.edu or by calling 937.376.6627.
(Adults 18+) Masks and Social Distancing Required.



August 6, 2021
Soil and Water Conservation in the Great and Little Miami Watersheds

CSU Speaker Series || Event Flyer (PDF)
4-5 p.m.
Soil and water are two key natural resources required for sustained agricultural productivity. Adopting on-farm and off-farm best management practices are critical for conserving these resources and minimizing negative environmental impacts. Dr. Subburayalu will talk about the efforts happening in our neck of the woods to conserve and manage these precious resources.
Reservations can be made by emailing CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Educator Clare Thorn cthorn@centralstate.edu or by calling 937.376.6627.
(Adults 18+) Masks and Social Distancing Required.



August 10, 2021
1:30.-2:30 p.m.
Mobile Food Market
Central State University Extension will distribute free food through the Central State Mobile Farmer's Market. The marketplace is a program by the Central State Extension Family and Consumer Sciences program. Food distribution will take place between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 25, in the parking lot of the Ward Center, on Central State's campus, located at 1400 Brush Row Road, Wilberforce.

The marketplace is free to all students, staff, and community residents.

For more information email mkershaw@centralstate.edu



September 14, 2021
1:30.-2:30 p.m.
Mobile Food Market
Central State University Extension will distribute free food through the Central State Mobile Farmer's Market. The marketplace is a program by the Central State Extension Family and Consumer Sciences program. Food distribution will take place between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 25, in the parking lot of the Ward Center, on Central State's campus, located at 1400 Brush Row Road, Wilberforce.

The marketplace is free to all students, staff, and community residents.

For more information email mkershaw@centralstate.edu



September 16, 2021
Final Harvest

5-6:30 p.m.
Home Vegetable Gardening Series
CSU Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden (Intersection of ST. Rt. 42 N and Wilberforce Switch Rd, right across from the CSU main entrance)
Central State University Extension (CSUE) is offering a series of free gardening seminars on growing home vegetables for the beginning gardener at the CSU Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden located at the intersection of US 42 E and Wilberforce-Switch Road across the entrance to the university.
Sessions are designed for both adults and families; participants may come to one or all of the educational programs. Those attending all of the gardening programs will receive a certificate.
Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, participants are limited to 25 individuals. Participants will be asked to wear masks and be safely socially distanced.
Reservations are requested and be made by emailing CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Educator Clare Thorn cthorn@centralstate.edu



September 30, 2021
Garden Clean-up

5-6:30 p.m.
Home Vegetable Gardening Series
CSU Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden (Intersection of ST. Rt. 42 N and Wilberforce Switch Rd, right across from the CSU main entrance)
Central State University Extension (CSUE) is offering a series of free gardening seminars on growing home vegetables for the beginning gardener at the CSU Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden located at the intersection of US 42 E and Wilberforce-Switch Road across the entrance to the university.
Sessions are designed for both adults and families; participants may come to one or all of the educational programs. Those attending all of the gardening programs will receive a certificate.
Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, participants are limited to 25 individuals. Participants will be asked to wear masks and be safely socially distanced.
Reservations are requested and be made by emailing CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Educator Clare Thorn cthorn@centralstate.edu



October 12, 2021
1:30.-2:30 p.m.
Mobile Food Market
Central State University Extension will distribute free food through the Central State Mobile Farmer's Market. The marketplace is a program by the Central State Extension Family and Consumer Sciences program. Food distribution will take place between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 25, in the parking lot of the Ward Center, on Central State's campus, located at 1400 Brush Row Road, Wilberforce.

The marketplace is free to all students, staff, and community residents.

For more information email mkershaw@centralstate.edu



November 9, 2021
1:30.-2:30 p.m.
Mobile Food Market
Central State University Extension will distribute free food through the Central State Mobile Farmer's Market. The marketplace is a program by the Central State Extension Family and Consumer Sciences program. Food distribution will take place between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 25, in the parking lot of the Ward Center, on Central State's campus, located at 1400 Brush Row Road, Wilberforce.

The marketplace is free to all students, staff, and community residents.

For more information email mkershaw@centralstate.edu



December 14, 2021
1:30.-2:30 p.m.
Mobile Food Market
Central State University Extension will distribute free food through the Central State Mobile Farmer's Market. The marketplace is a program by the Central State Extension Family and Consumer Sciences program. Food distribution will take place between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 25, in the parking lot of the Ward Center, on Central State's campus, located at 1400 Brush Row Road, Wilberforce.

The marketplace is free to all students, staff, and community residents.

For more information email mkershaw@centralstate.edu