The Ohio Farm Bureau Federationís (OFBF) 2011 Award for Children's Literature is Seed Soil Sun: Earthís Recipe for Food by Cris Peterson. Petersonís book describes the seemingly miraculous process by which air and water combine with seed, soil, and sun to create nearly all the food we eat. Using the corn plant as an example, she takes the reader through the story of germination and growth of a tin...
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Conservation tillage, a way of farming that reduces erosion (soil loss) on cropland while using less energy, has grown from 17 percent of acreage in 1982 to 63 percent currently....
What is Compost? How do I start? Your questions will be answered at a Compost Seminar presented by education specialist Kathy Rocco, of the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District on April 19, 2011 at 7 p.m. at Stearns Homestead in Parma. Advance registration requested -call the Farm Bureau today - (440) 877-0706. The Cuyahoga Solid Waste District offers compost bins and compost pails for sale - for ...
All are welcome to attend an all-day event that will feature sessions on how to start school gardens, how to find and purchase local food for school lunch and summer feeding programs, and how we can best educate the next generation about food and agriculture.† The Farm to School Program supports school gardens, agricultural education, healthy eating, local farmers, and more.† Details on flier atta...
Consider this: just about everything we eat, wear and use comes from American agriculture. Itís AMAZING. Thatís why Americans will be learning more about agriculture on National Ag Day during the week of March 13-19, 2011. Contact the Agriculture Council of America at www.agday.org. This message was brought to you by the Agriculture Counci lof America and the Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau in commemo...
Thirty-nine participants toured the West Side Market March 9 following an introduction of the vendors and some history of the market presented by foodwriter and culinary instructor Marilou Suszko† The tour, sponsored by the Cuyahoga Farm Bureau, is one of three tours scheduled with a possibility of more to be scheduled later in the year.† One participant remarked, "The tour was interesting to me e...
†Patrick Fritz of Willard is the second of four winners in a 20 county-wide membership renewal promotion in the Northeast Region. There are two more drawings, the next drawing will occur in March.† Renew now and you'll have a chance to be a winner.Congratulations to Patrick!† It really pays to be a Farm Bureau member! Pictured from left to right are Organization Director, Amanda Denes of New Londo...
Preparing your own tax return can be a complicated and confusing process. The professionals at Jackson Hewitt Tax Service can answer your tax questions and make sure you get every deduction and credit you deserve. Ohio Farm Bureau Federation members are entitled to save $35 on their individual income tax preparation at participating Jackson Hewitt Tax Service locations nationwide. †...
When it comes to keeping your home and your farm clean and safe and running right, no one gets it together for you like Grainger.† Just one supplier gives you access to all kinds of equipment and supplies you use everyday.† Over 6,000 brand-name products and repair parts are available.† And... February, Grainger is offering Farm Bureau members an additional 5 percent discount* and the opportunity ...
Learn how at the Greater Cleveland Beekeepers Assoc. (GCBA) Beekeeping class series starting Feb. 2, 2011. The cost is $45 and includes membership into the Greater Cleveland Beekeepers Association and the handbook "Beekeeping for Dummies".† Visit the GCBA website to register ahead of time or register the day of the first class at 7 p.m. at the Rocky River Nature Center in North Olmsted....
Organization Director:Anita Cook
Mailing Address:8460 Ridge Road
North Royalton, OH 44133
Office Hours:Monday - Friday 9 am to 4 pm
Dues:$55 per year for a family membership
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