1. Stretch Your Food Budget

    Sep. 07, 2022

    Last month Jenny Lobb, Family and Consumer Sciences Educator, had the opportunity to speak with The Columbus Dispatch about stretching your food budget. One of the recommendations Jenny made was to consider the occassional meatless meal. You may read the complete article here.

  2. Join us for three garden walks

    Aug. 01, 2022

    We'd like to invite you to join Tim McDermott, Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, at one, two, or all three garden walks he's doing this week. Join him at the Bexley Community Garden on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 to learn about what bugs are a problem now, fertility, weather predictions, and what to plant now.

  3. Garden Walk at Worthington Community Garden

    Jun. 24, 2022

    Join Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, Tim McDermott, for an early summer garden walk at Worthington Community Garden on Wednesday, June 29th at 6:00pm. We will talk weather and planning, what bugs to watch for, crop rotation, what you can plant NOW, and fertilization strategies.

  4. Office Closed: Juneteenth Holiday

    Jun. 14, 2022

    The office will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022 for the Juneteenth holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 8AM. 

  5. Update: Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

    May. 16, 2022

    Check out the latest update for the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza here.The update is brought to you by Jenna Gregorich, Bird Health Program Manager at the Ohio Poultry Association,  Dr. Tim McDermott, OSU Extension - Franklin County Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, and Dr. Kristy Shaw, Assistant State Veterinarian, Ohio Department of Agriculture. 

  6. Update on Ticks for 2022

    Apr. 12, 2022

    Ticks are a growing problem in North America. Timothy McDermott, DVM, is an Ohio State University Extension educator who presents updated information on ticks (including new species recently detected in Ohio and beyond) and the diseases they vector. He also discusses protection and prevention measures that can benefit humans, pets and livestock. Check out the video here.

  7. Poultry Biosecurity

    Apr. 07, 2022

    Biosecurity now more than ever is an important factor for those raising poultry. We encourage you to check out this video to learn how to keep you and your backyard flock safe. 

  8. Spring Into Wellness

    Feb. 28, 2022

    You're invited to join the Live Healthy, Live Well team for the Spring Into Wellness Email Challenge. Starting April 4, 2022 you'll receive two emails weekly featuring tips, ideas, and information to help you spring into wellness. You may register at

  9. 2022 4-H Winter Project Fair

    Jan. 21, 2022

    Looking for information about the Franklin County 4-H program? Ever found yourself wondering what a completed 4-H project looks like? Join us at the Franklin County Fairgrounds on Saturday, February 12, 11 am-1 pm. The 2022 Winter Project Fair is your hub for all things related to 4-H and 4-H projects and how to complete them!

  10. Join us for the Live Healthy Live Well: Play Your Way Through the Holidays Email Wellness Challenge

    Nov. 04, 2021

    The Live Healthy Live Well team invites you to join them for the Play Your Way Through the Holidays Email Wellness Challenge. The challenge will help you make play part of your holidays through traditions, gratitude, food, communication, activity, laughter and more through two weekly emails. You may register at