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Compost Seminar - April 19, 2011

Published Mar. 29, 2011

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 ...

Digging Into Ohio Farm To School - March 30

Published Mar. 15, 2011

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...

American Agriculture is AMAZING

Published Mar. 14, 2011

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...


West Side Market Tour was great fun!

Published Mar. 10, 2011

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...

$500 Winner Patrick Fritz Congratulated

Second $500 NE Region Winner from Huron County

Published Feb. 25, 2011

†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...

Jackson Hewitt Tax Preparation Coupon for FB Members

Published Feb. 7, 2011

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. †...

Another FB Member Benefit - Grainger Supply

Published Jan. 28, 2011

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 ...

Do You Want To Be A Beekeeper?

Published Jan. 28, 2011

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....

Ted Zunis accepts his $500 prize

First $500 Winner in NE Region Membership Renewal Contest

Published Jan. 27, 2011

The Ohio Farm Bureau Northeast Region is pleased to congratulate Ted Zunis of Berlin Heights as the first of four winners of the NE Region 2011 membership renewal contest.† Pictured from left to right are:† Organization Director, Amanda Denes; $500 winner, Ted Zunis; Erie County Membership Coordinator, Jeff Belmont; and Northeast Regional Supervisor, Danielle Dufour.† To enter to win one of the th...

Joyce Peth and Gail Holzman

Joyce Peth & Gail Holzman win the Chili Throwdown

Published Jan. 25, 2011

Tied for first place, Joyce Peth and Gail Holzman shared the spotlight for the best chili at the Chili Throwdown held at the county kickoff Jan. 24.† The committee members were asked to share their best chili recipe and everyone attending taste tested the six entries which resulted in a tie and a shared prize of $25.† Congratulations to Joyce and Gail and thanks to the rest of the committee for th...

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