Mounted police at work

Benefit Horse Show POSTPONED

DUE TO UNFORTUNATE CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR CONTROL, THE JULY 7 HORSE SHOW TO BENEFIT THE CLEVELAND MOUNTED POLICE UNIT HAS BEEN POSTPONED.  Watch for details on where and when it is rescheduled. Donations to the CMPU are welcome.                                                        It’s exciting…


June is National Dairy Month

National Dairy Month starts today. Think of all the great products that you enjoy that are made from milk.  During these warm summery days, most of us look forward to a creamy, cold ice cream cone. Cooking burgers on the…


Register now for Trash Gardening Workshop June 21

Reduce, reuse, recycle… that’s the goal for the Trash Gardening workshop to be held at the County Fairgrounds June 21.  Presented by OSU Extension Master Gardeners Gail Holzman and Ellen Comeau, the workshop will provide ideas on how to repurpose those…

Ms. Paulus's third grade class at Stearns Homestead

Dentzler Elementary students learn about ‘growing carrots’

Sixty-six third graders from Dentzler Elementary School in Parma visited Stearns Homestead, a historic farm in Parma, to learn about Ohio agriculture, particularly growing carrots in Northwest Ohio, and how that carrot farm operation impacts businesses and consumers across the…

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

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. …


AMAZING Grape Race in June

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 –…

bee observations

Bee Conference at County Fairgrounds – May 19

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…

starting a trail ride - photo courtesy of Brecksville Stables

Trail Safety with the Cleveland Metroparks Rangers – May 27

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…


Washington Park students intern at local farm

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…

trash garden idea

Trash Garden workshop – June 21

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……