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Members of the Cuyahoga Farm Bureau Equine Committee visit with Chester and Sgt Mike Medwid

Cleveland Mounted Police Unit Reactivated - July 7 benefit horse show planned

Published May. 3, 2012

The Cleveland Mounted Police Unit has been re-activated and is gearing up for a busy summer.   Newly appointed to the unit just seven weeks ago, Sgt. Mike Medwid indicated, “the goal is to have 10 to 12 horses on patrol.  A percheron will be added to stable next week.”  Training the horses and officers as riders is managed by Sgt. Abe Cortes, who has been with the unit for 14 years.  “We currently...

AMAZING Grape Race in June

Published May. 1, 2012

The AMAZING Grape Race along the Lake Erie Shores and Islands Trail Through the entire month of June -- a FREE and fun race brought to you by the Ohio Wine Producers Association. Visit wineries or participating visitors bureaus - collect signatures at the wineries.  Everyone who completes the 'Race' will win an Ohio Wines tote bag -- and 10 lucky winners who complete the tour will win either ticke...

bee observations

Bee Conference at County Fairgrounds - May 19

Published Apr. 27, 2012

What's all the "buzz" about? The second annual Greater Cleveland Beekeepers Association Honeybee Conference and Field Event will be held at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds on Saturday, May 19, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Keynote speaker, Dr. James E. Tew,  will speak on urban beekeeping and its value.   Dave Williams will speak on "bee biology". Field events include a first ever - honeybee ra...

starting a trail ride - photo courtesy of Brecksville Stables

Trail Safety with the Cleveland Metroparks Rangers - May 27

Published Apr. 26, 2012

Join us and learn how to keep you and your horse out of harm's way while on the trail.  Learn to ride with awareness and common sense.  Ohio Horseman's Council- Cuyahoga and the Cuyahoga Farm Bureau R.E.I.N.S program are sponsoring a trail safety clinic on May 27, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Brecksville Stables, presented by the Cleveland Metroparks Rangers.  Brecksville Stables is located in the Brecks...


Washington Park students intern at local farm

Published Apr. 25, 2012

Senior class students in the Environmental Studies Academy at Washington Park have been spending about two hours once a week learning large animal care with Kim Rassi, owner of Vintage Alpacas located in Brooklyn Heights. Kim Rassi explained that during the past six weeks the students have participated in many aspects of caring for the alpacas including hoof trimming, giving vaccination injections...

trash garden idea

Trash Garden workshop - June 21

Published Apr. 24, 2012

Join the fun ... find out more about a new exhibit at the Cuyahoga County Fair this year; TRASH GARDENING.  Get some tips on how to create the most beautiful, most trashy or most creative trash garden for your yard... or to enter at the county fair.  Workshop open to all ages.  Details on flyer attached....

(L) Bev Cisar and (R) Ginny Venditti provide service to Cuyahoga Farm Bureau members.

County Office Administrators Attend OFB Training

Published Apr. 19, 2012

Cuyahoga Farm Bureau office administrators Bev Cisar and Ginny Elrod participated in a statewide training day in Columbus on April 19, exploring how to create an e-newsletter to better communicate with our county members.  Farm Bureau members will be asked to provide their email address so information can be provided in a more timely fashion and at substantially less cost to the county Farm Bureau...

From Garden to Table April 21, 2012

Published Mar. 26, 2012

Presented by the Master Gardeners and OSU Extension of Cuyahoga County, presenters at FROM GARDEN TO TABLE will explore the good and bad of organic gardening, how to preserve fruits and vegetables, heirloom tomatoes and the growing scene in the greater Cleveland area. A box lunch, a raffle and plant sale are part of the days' events.  Registration information is attached. ...

County Scholarship Program Available

Published Mar. 15, 2012

The Betty Hansen Memorial Scholarship Program was established by the Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau in 1992 to honor Betty Hansen for her leadership to the organization as a former president and board member of the Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau and her lifetime profession as a greenhouse farmer in Cuyahoga County.  Seven scholarships ranging from $250 to $1,000 were awarded in 2011. Cuyahoga Farm Burea...

How Did That Get in My Lunchbox Book

OFBF Names 2012 Children’s Literature Award Winner

Published Mar. 13, 2012

How Did That Get in My Lunchbox?: The Story of Food has been named the recipient of the 2012 Ohio Farm Bureau Award for Children’s Literature.The book connects children to the food in their lunchboxes by showing the effort and skill needed to produce foods such as bread, cheese, apple juice and chocolate chip cookies. This brightly illustrated book is written for ages 5-8 reading level and grades ...

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