Exploring the Requirements for Mobile Processing Units in Northeast Ohio

Posted March 12, 2014 in Event Updates

Area farmers, local food supporters, community leaders and agricultural entrepreneurs are invited to attend a meeting at the Ashtabula County OSU Extension office to learn more about Mobile Processing Units.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
1 – 3 p.m.

OSU Extension Office
39 Wall Street
Jefferson, OH Read more.

Get Swabbed for a Cure!

Posted February 20, 2014 in Event Updates, General Updates

Screen shot 2014-02-20 at 2.24.49 PMThis Saturday, you can volunteer to help Jaime Hofstetter Marrison fight multiple myeloma.

Jaime is the wife of David Marrison, our county OSU Extension agent. She is the mother of Gidget and Analese and daughter of J.R. and Sherry Hofstetter. She enjoys working at J.R. Hofstetter, The Family Jeweler, in Jefferson. She was diagnosed in 2011 with multiple myeloma and needs to find a bone marrow donor for a cure.

Those persons ages 18-44 are encouraged to stop in for a cheek swab and some paperwork to be put on a national donor list —hoping that one lucky person will match Jaime. Read more.

Rep. Patterson’s Statement on Committee Passage of “Maple Syrup Month” Designation

Posted February 11, 2014 in General Updates, Press Releases

COLUMBUS – Today, State Rep. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) released the following statement after the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee favorably passed House Bill 418, legislation Rep. Patterson recently introduced to designate March as “Maple Syrup Month”: Read more.

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