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Alexandria, OH 

Monday, April 17, 2017
7-9 p.m.

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Denise Ellsworth of the Department of Entomology at OSU will lead a discussion on some of the most common pollinators/beneficials, and how to adapt the landscape to favor them.

This presentation and discussion is part of the Heart of Ohio Chapter's 2016-2017 event series, "Sustainable living and farming/gardening in a changing climate." Each meeting's discussion will provide information for urban and rural farmers and gardeners. All meetings begin with a short business meeting, which usually includes information concerning farm policy.

Location:
Alexandria Public Library
10 Maple Dr.
Alexandria, OH 43001

Contact:
Chuck Dilbone / (740) 877-8738 /

http://www.oeffa.org/chapter.php

 

Pataskala, OH 

Monday, May 15, 2017
6:30 p.m.

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John and Anne Hohmann collect rain water through a multitude of sources and use this water for both agriculture and personal use. Using a system of rain barrels, cisterns, and a pond, the Hohmann's water their livestock, irrigate their garden, and supplement their grey water for personal use. Attendees will be in for a real treat on this farm visit!

This presentation and discussion is part of the Hearth of Ohio Chapter's 2016-2017 event series, "Sustainable living and farming/gardening in a changing climate." Each meeting's discussion will provide information for urban and rural farmers and gardeners. All meetings begin with a short business meeting, which usually includes information concerning farm policy.

Location:
Clearview Farm
11015 Mill St.
Pataskala, OH 43062

Contact:
Chuck Dilbone / (740) 877-8738 /

http://www.oeffa.org/chapter.php

 

Alexandria, OH 

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
7 p.m.

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Join OEFFA's Heart of Ohio Chapter planning meeting for the 2016-17 season to help select the topics for the 2016-17 meetings and identify individuals who might want to lead the discussions. It is important that we select topics that relate to our chapter members and help them grow as producers. If you cannot attend the planning meeting but have a topic that you want considered please email Chuck Dilbone at cgdilbone@gmail.com before the August 29 meeting.

As of this date we have received the following ideas;
• Growing heirloom tomatoes
• Farm panel – question and answers
• Growing flowers commercially
• Irrigation
• No-till farming
• Controlling insects organically
• Growing, drying, storing and selling herbs
• Raised-bed gardening
• Cover crops

The following are the meeting dates, times and location for this year's meetings. All meetings are from 7-9 p.m. at the Alexandria Public Library unless otherwise indicated.

• August 29
• October 17
• November 21
• January 16
• March 20
• April 17
• May 15, 6:30–8:30 p.m., Farm Visit

We hope you will join us for the planning meeting! Your input is important to our chapter.

Location:
Alexandria Public Library
10 Maple Dr.
Alexandria, OH 43001

Contact:
Chuck Dilbone / (740) 877-8738 /

http://www.oeffa.org/chapter.php

 

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