Program Areas

  1. 4-H Youth
    Explore Franklin County 4-H

    Preparing Youth for Success

  2. Enhancing Agriculture and the Environment

  3. Advancing Employment and Income Opportunities

  4. Shoppers at a local farmers market.

    Better Lives, Stronger Communities

  5. 4-H CARTEENS is a traffic safety program conducted by 4-H teen leaders and their program partners for juvenile traffic offenders. 4-H CARTEENS goals include:

  6. food lesson

    EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program) is a free nutrition education program for low-income adults with children and for youth in schools where a majority of the students qualify for free/reduced lunch. OSU Extension, Franklin County also offers EFNEP programs for non-English speaking families (currently available in Spanish and Somali). 

  7. The Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program provides intensive training in horticulture to interested Ohio residents, who then volunteer their time assisting with educational programs and activities for Ohio residents through their local OSU Extension county office. Volunteers are not required to have gardening skills or knowledge; but a passion for learning about gardening and sharing this knowledge with others is a must!

  8. Rent Smart strives to guide and inform individuals who have little to no rental experience and those who have had difficulty obtaining housing.

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