1. Great Lakes Apple Crunch in Washington County!

    Oct. 21, 2019

    We had a great time crunching apples in Washington County! Above is a picture of the staff and buidling partners, Family & Children First, staff. We are crunching Suncrisp apples from Hidden Hills Orchard.

    Also, O'Neill Senior Center participants (pictured here) crunched on apples donated by Hensler's Town & Country Market.

  2. Great Lakes Apple Crunch!

    Sep. 23, 2019

    It is Great Lakes Apple Crunch Time in Washington County, Ohio!!

    Ohio State University Extension of Washington County is joining schools, preschools, colleges and individuals across the Great Lakes states in celebrating National Farm to School Month by crunching into locally grown apples in celebration of Food Day on Thursday, October 10th at NOON local time for the annual Great Lakes Apple Crunch!

  3. Venison: Field to Table

    Sep. 23, 2019

    Venison: Field to Table

    Thursday, October 10, 2019, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

  4. Ohio State University Extension, Ohio Division of Forestry, and partners are available to assist with monitoring and removal of rhododendrons and lilacs potentially infected with sudden oak death pathogen

    Aug. 20, 2019

    On July 16, the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA), in coordination with the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) issued a press release indicating that sudden oak death caused by Phytophthora ramorum was detected on rhododendron and lilac plants shipped to Wal-Mart and Rural King stores throughout the state.


    May. 07, 2019

    Commodity Box Recipes

    June 6, 2019

    5:00 p.m.

    At the O’Neill Senior Center, 333 4th St., Marietta, OH

    Make Nutritious Meals from your Commodity Box!

    · Not sure what to make with the contents of your box?

    · Want easy to make recipes?

    These recipes will use common ingredients without the use of lots of kitchen gadgets!


    Call 740 373 3914 to Register


    Feb. 13, 2019

    Please support 4-H in Washington County!

    Dec. 19, 2018

    ServSafe® FOOD SAFETY TRAINING                           

    Next class begins February 5 - see registration flyer for details.

    The Ohio Department of Health requires all food service facilities licensed at a ‘Risk Level 3 or 4’ to have at least one staff person who has completed an ODH approved Level 2 Food Safety training.


    ServSafe® In-Class Manager Training

  8. "Dine In" With Us!

    Nov. 26, 2018

    Dine In Day, December 3rd, is a day to set aside and share a nutritious meal with family, friends, and colleagues and have good conversation.
  9. CALM Down for the Holidays

    Nov. 14, 2018

    Do you want some tips and ideas to relax and enjoy the holidays in a healthier way this year? Do you need a little extra motivation to help you get started? Are you stressed for time and need ideas to help you fit activity into your day? Join the “Calm Down for the Holidays” Email Wellness Challenge for healthy living tips and encouragement to help you make the most of this holiday season.

  10. Join Us In The Great Lakes Apple Crunch!

    Oct. 17, 2018

    Enjoy your apples & have a GREAT LAKES APPLE CRUNCH! Together we celebrate and encourage the use of healthy, locally-grown foods across the Great Lakes Region. We Crunch together to support our local farmers, to be healthy eaters, and to build strong communities across our state and region. Happy National Farm to School Month!

    Join Us In The Great Lakes Apple Crunch!