Ohio NRCS Announces Disaster Recovery Funding to Plant Cover Crops on Flooded Cropland Acreage

Extreme weather conditions like the recent excessive rains and tornadoes have negatively impacted Ohio farmers.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service will invest $4 million to help Ohio agricultural producers recover.  Technical and financial assistance is now available to producers who were unable to plant their crops, or who have experienced crop … Read more

Geauga Growth Partnership is ‘Throwing’ some excitement into HomeGrown Geauga with Rick Smith Jr.!

Geauga Growth is excited to announce this year’s HomeGrown Geauga entertainment will include none other than Magician Rick Smith Jr. As a Guinness Book of World Records Holder, and guest performer on shows like “ABC’s Shark Tank”, “America’s Got Talent”, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and more, Rick Smith Jr. is revered as a hometown success … Read more

Unique Entertainment coming to HomeGrown Geauga on August 3

HomeGrown Geauga! An evening of Food, Music and Fun highlighting home-grown restaurants and entertainers, and supporting the great cause of “preparing tomorrow’s workforce today.” Let Us Entertain You! HomeGrown Geauga serves a good cause, but it’s also a LOT of FUN.  Featuring…. No Moss: back by popular demand, live musical entertainment includes, but never limited to, old standards, … Read more

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Announces New Enhancements to 2019 Steam in the Valley – The Time Machine Returns to Cuyahoga Valley in September

The historic steam locomotive No. 765 will return for Steam in the Valley on September 21st, 22nd, 27th, 28th and 29th. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Tuesday, July 2.  Each year, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) works with Fort Wayne Historical Society (FWRHS) to bring the Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive No. 765 to … Read more

Take a Trip with a Geauga Park District Naturalist and See some New Spots Outside of Geauga County’s Parks

Want to see new things in Nature? Let a Geauga Park District naturalist be your guide as you stretch your wings to see some new spots outside of Geauga County’s parks. Registration is required at 440-286-9516 or www.geaugaparkdistrict.org for the following expeditions, which all leave this season from The West Woods. These van trips typically fill up … Read more

Hungry? Grab a Net and Catch a Butterfly or Dragonfly to Earn a Meal at Swine Creek Reservation during Burgers & Butterflies, Dogs & Dragons on July 7

Well, it’s not a TOTALLY free lunch…you have to earn it. The annual insect survey during Burgers & Butterflies, Dogs & Dragons has been taking place at Swine Creek Reservation for more than 25 years, so let’s make an effort to get some good data this year! Mark your calendars for Sunday, July 7th, 12:00 p.m. to … Read more

Geauga Park District’s West Woods Wednesdays Farm Market returns this summer to the second Wednesday of each month, July to September

Offering a local shopping opportunity in one of the county’s most popular parks, Geauga Park District’s West Woods Wednesdays Farm Market returns this summer to the second Wednesday of each month, July to September – a one-stop shop for all your mid-week, farm-fresh needs. Mark your calendars now for this year’s farm markets, all from 4:00 p.m. … Read more

HomeGrown Geauga Tickets are NOW on Sale

The biggest garden party of the year is approaching fast. Tickets are now on sale. HomeGrown Under the Dome is presented in support of GGP’s Youth Workforce Development Program on Saturday, August 3rd from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at ASM International, 9639 Kinsman Road, Materials Park, Russell Twp., OH 44073 Admission tickets are $125 pp. http://bidpal.net/ggp19 … Read more