Kentucky students repair farm equipment after summer floods.

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Students across the commonwealth are repairing farm equipment to help flood victims. It is part of a program started by the Kentucky Horticulture Council. What you need to know Students in the Commonwealth are fixing farm equipment. It is part of a program started by the Kentucky Horticulture Council. Various secondary agriculture … Read more

SU offers new program for online cannabis education

SU Cannabis Program

Syracuse University is in its second year of partnering with Green Flower, a leader in cannabis training programs in partnership with universities across the country. Syracuse University’s online cannabis education program offers students four programs. Cannabis Business, Cannabis Health Care and Management, Cannabis Agriculture and Horticulture and the New Program Compliance and Risk Management. “This … Read more

Disney employees test their knowledge on Goofy’s Mystery Tour.

Teams of Disney World cast members work to solve puzzles during Goofy's Mystery Tour at Disney's Animal Kingdom. (Spectrum News/Ashley Carter)

Orlando, Fla. – Do you consider yourself a Disney lover? Think you have what it takes to answer challenging Disney trivia questions? Every year, Disney World employees test their knowledge and problem-solving skills in an event called Goofy’s Mystery Tour. Open to members only, the after-hours event features 300 teams answering Disney-related questions before trying … Read more

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles spoke at the conference

Bowling Green, Ky. – Hundreds of agriculture and horticulture professionals gathered in Bowling Green for the annual Kentucky Horticulture Conference, featuring Commonwealth and U.S. speakers from university horticulture departments, representatives from Kentucky State Parks and Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner, Ryan Quarles. What you need to know Ryan Quarles is completing his second term as Agriculture Commissioner. … Read more

Cleveland Botanical Garden hosts new winter exhibit ‘Twinkle in the 216’

(Photo courtesy of the Cleveland Botanical Garden)

CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Botanical Garden is celebrating the neighborhood blocks that bind people, plants and trees together with a new winter exhibit called “Twinkle in the 216.” What you need to know Tickets are on sale now. The show runs from November 19 to December 30 There will be indoor and outdoor garden displays, … Read more

Cuyahoga Falls to consider zone change for urban chickens

A growing number of Cuyahoga Falls residents practice sustainable urban farming.

Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio – At Cuyahoga Falls Community Pages On social media, you may come across posts about keeping backyard chickens. Some of the posts on the loose are communiques about chickens. Other commentators recommend a bare-bones kindness, saying, “If the door is open, they’re easy to catch…” Surprisingly, with food prices skyrocketing, many residents … Read more

The design of the African American cultural garden was approved

CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Landmarks Commission has voted unanimously to approve final designs for the African American Cultural Garden in Cleveland. What you need to know The design was unanimously approved by the commission The garden represents the African American journey in the United States A timeline for when construction will resume has not yet … Read more

A community garden in Columbus fostering positive change

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A garden in an East Columbus neighborhood is slowly growing the city, and with it comes a positive change. What you need to know A community garden on E. Livingston Ave is beautifying the city in a small way. Kim Watkins, president of the civic association, brought in a team to work … Read more

A dry August is taking its toll on Queens’ community gardens.

A community garden in Queens is struggling to keep their crop going after the driest August since 1994. (NY1 Photo/Clodagh McGowan)

Sonia Ferraro has been gardening her whole life. But she says there is a noticeable difference this year in the fall. “It’s different from other gardens. This year, it was like crying because we drank water and it wasn’t enough,” said Ferraro, founder of Garden Community Gardens in Queens. More than a dozen vegetables and … Read more

After three years, the garden party returns to Węgerzyn Gardens

DAYTON, Ohio – For the past three years, Dayton has demonstrated its resilience. The city She survived the 2019 Memorial Day tornadoes, mourned the mass shooting in Oregon, and cities like the nation, shut down and rebuilt her economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite many of the same challenges, the Wegerzin Gardens Metro Park north … Read more