The Contemporary Relevance of Historic Black Land Loss
At the close of the Civil War, Black Americans owned very little farmland but began acquiring it at a rapid pace, so that by 1910, Black farmers owned more than 16 million acres. This, however, would be the peak of Black farmland ownership in the United S ...
Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size: Moving Away from Harmful Diet Culture Toward Self-Compassion
The diet industry in the United State is worth nearly $65 billion dollars and its success can be attributed to a 95% long-term failure rate. Weight management programs feed on insecurities that are perpetuated by societal norms of beauty and health. Diet ...
How COVID-19 Impacted Food Systems
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the fragility of our food supply system. While national-level responses to our food supply revealed a lot of weaknesses, the hyper-local response to feeding our communities demonstrated great strength in our mutual aid networ ...
An Identity in Crisis: The Impact of a Single Decision
What happens when one decision changes every aspect of your life and makes you question your core identities? Courtney Johnson, Chief Program and Education Officer, from the Ohio State University Office of Institutional Equity, will discuss some of the ch ...
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Accepting Materials for Fabric Frenzy
Mahoning Country Extension Office will be hosting their 4 th Annual Fabric Frenzy on Tuesday, May 16 th, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Wednesday, May 17 th, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. This event is open to the public. Located at the Extension Office at 490 S Broad St. Canfiel ...
4th Annual 4-H Fabric Frenzy- Mahoning Youth Shopping Night
We invite all Mahoning County 4-H Youth to shop-"free will donation" for their 2023 projects! OSU Extension will be hosting their 4 th Annual Fabric Frenzy on Tuesday, May 16 th, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Wednesday, May 17 th, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. This eve ...
Morning with the Masters: Large or Small- The Japanese Garden
Join the Master Gardener Volunteers on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 10 am for a Garden Speaker Series. MGVs will be on hand to assist and discuss garden-related topics. Cost: $15 registration (includes the program, coffee, a light breakfast, and handou ...
Naturalist Series: Native American Artifacts of the Mahoning Valley
The Naturalist Series invites subject matter experts to share their knowledge and research regarding different aspects of nature. Subjects range from animals, plants, insects, and more. All these events are $5 ($30 for the whole series) and occur at 6:30 ...
The Language of Inclusion: Pronouns and Other Gendered Words
Pronouns are tools for effective and efficient communication, and their intentional or unintentional misuse can cause confusion and harm. Using gender-affirming pronouns and avoiding unnecessary use of other gendered words is essential to creating spaces ...