Hamilton County Extension, 4-H Youth Development is excited to partner with Green Umbrella's Food Policy Council to support the 2020 Farm to School Educator Workshop, September 19, 2020 from 8:30AM to 12:30PM. This virtual workshop will prepare teachers to address the challenges of Farm to School education in the classroom and virtually.
I waited all day for a package. It never came. I felt a little sad and all I wanted to do was eat some junk food. Did I binge and get upset? No, I understood that amid COVID-19 more people are shopping online, I understood that my order was a luxury and not a necessity. How do I deal with disappointment, it’s a typical pattern.
Last fall I planted a few Daffodils in an expanded flowerbed. It was a welcomed sight when their bright yellow flowers began to appear this spring.
But the flowers are starting to fade, and the weeds are showing through. And I’m realizing a very important lesson.
Weed control is about long-term lifestyle choices not short-term aggression.
Join us for a weekly conversation on current events through the lens of policy analysis. Each week we’ll use a research-based model or framework to analyze an event or instance and use evidence based data to inform our opinions. This week we’re looking at Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. We’ll talk about the successes and failures and why decisions were made.
Where can I find research-based content that will be fun, educational and useful for my own needs as a parent, teacher or caretaker? Visit the Hamilton County 4-H Explorers Guide! We have complied our most successful digital resources all in one place. Visit us each week for at home activities, videos and lessons.
This week we have added:
It’s okay to be bored, in fact it’s a good thing sometimes. If this global pandemic and social isolation has taught me anything, it’s that I need to take some time to sit in my solitude and find my passion again.
As a high quality youth development program of The Ohio State University, College of Food Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Hamilton County 4-H strives to "make the best better." To achieve this national goal we continually seeks feedback from our community partners (including teachers), members, advisors and families to help us on our journey to excellence.
Did you know the first American State Fair was held in Syracuse New York in 1841? This event kicked off the American Tradition of showcasing a states agricultural achievements and economic prowess.
Nine years later, Ohio would hold it’s first State Fair in 1850 in the Cincinnati community of Camp Washington.
Each week, Margarita Lewis from OSU Extension shares information on nutrition, healthy cooking, physical activity, stretching food dollars, and more. Participants learned to make recipes like enchilada casserole and fish tacos. They also receieve items to use at home, such as measuring cups, cutting mats, and a food thermometer. Everyone who completes all nine classes was given a graduation certificate and cookbook.
Check out the original articles from the Cincinnati Enquirer here: