1. Marilyn Rabe Retired After 26 Years of Service

    Mar. 11, 2019

    We would like to congratulate and thank Marilyn Rabe, Family Consumer Science Educator, for her 26 years of dedicated service. Marilyn’s career started with Ohio State University Extension in Jefferson County as a Family Consumer Science (FCS) Program Assistant in 1992. Two years later Marilyn moved to Franklin County in the same position. Her time as a program assistant included answering the Home Ec Hotline as well as training volunteers for the Household Hazardous Waste Collections. She was promoted to FCS Educator in 1996.
  2. Resources for Consumers Whose Income is Interrupted

    Jan. 22, 2019

    Ohio State University Extension Family and Consumer Sciences and eXtension Financial Security for All Community of Practices has compiled a list of resources for those whose income has been interrupted due to the federal government shutdown. You may read the article here.

  3. Kunz-Brundige Franklin County Extension Building Naming Opportunities Available

    Dec. 19, 2018

    We are pleased to share construction is progressing on the Kunz-Brundige Franklin County Extension Building. The building is located within the Waterman living-learning laboratory just northwest of the OSU campus. We invite you to join us in making strides to bring cutting-edge educational opportunities through one of the available naming opportunities. Your support is a great end of year donation!

  4. Apples and Spice: The Perfect Holiday Gift

    Oct. 25, 2018

    Are you looking for a unique gift this season? If so, OSU Extension has the perfect workshop for you! Join Jenny Lobb, Family and Consumer Sciences Educator, for a Do It Yourself (DIY) Edible Gifts: Spiced Apple Rings workshop. All who attend will learn how to safely prepare food in a water bath canner. At the end of this fun-filled educational evening, all participants will take home a jar of spiced apple rings.

  5. Building for Success

    Oct. 25, 2018

    We are excited to share that construction is underway on the new Kunz-Brundige Franklin County Extension Building and invite you to take a virtual tour. This building will be used as an innovative tool to leverage partnerships and expand our reach to enhance our service to the residents of Franklin County.

  6. It's Time to Join 4-H!

    Oct. 03, 2018

    Now is the time to join 4-H here in Franklin County. Youth ages 5 to 18 are eligible for membership. Below are a few frequently asked questions to help you beging the process! For more information on how to join a 4-H club or create a new 4-H club, click here


  7. Fall Projects to Prepare the Spring Garden

    Jul. 09, 2018

    Fall has just begun; however, it is not too early to begin thinking Spring. Join Tim McDermott for an evening of learning what you can do this fall to make your spring garden easier to start and more productive during the season. Click here for more details on this fun-filled evening. 

  8. Ground Breaking Event Held for the Kunz-Brundige Franklin County Extension Building 

    Jul. 06, 2018

    On Friday, June 29, over 125 guests gathered at the Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory at The Ohio State University to celebrate the Kunz Brundidge Franklin County Extension Building groundbreaking. Special thanks to Commissioner John O’Grady, Provost Bruce McPheron, and Dean Cathann Kress for serving as speakers.

  9. Find Your Center with Our Newly Added Mindful Wellness Program

    Jun. 19, 2018

    Do you ever feel like you are stuck in your routine? Do you make everyday decisions without thinking about your choice? OSU Extension, Franklin County now has a Mindful Wellness program to help!

    The Mindful Wellness program is designed to equip healthy adults with practice and skills to strengthen the mind-body connection and promote holistic health and wellness across the lifespan. Mindful wellness lessons provide individuals with:

  10. Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteers Recognized

    Jun. 08, 2018

    On the evening of Tuesday, May 15, more than 90 Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) gathered for their quarterly Membership Meeting and Workshop. The MGVs who were able to attend braved strong thunderstorms and a tornado warning for a night of learning and recognition.