CSU Extension Hosts Free Beginning Farmer Program in Toledo

Designed for beginning farmers, Central State University Extension (CSUE) is offering a Fast Track Farming Program in partnership with the Grace Community Center.

Information sessions about the program will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., on both Monday, March 13, and Monday, March 20, at Grace Community Center, 406 W. Delaware Ave., Toledo.  The program is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 3 at 6:30 pm.

According to Michelle Wallace, CESTA agriculture & natural resources educator and presenter, participants will learn how to grow, market, and sell vegetables.
“The series is also designed to help participants develop their own urban farm while learning to grow vegetables with an onsite farm mentor,” said Wallace.
The agenda will include:
—Information about the program series and expectations
—Question and Answer Session

Register at. For more information, https://forms.office.com/r/VXGUgSKZ5S, contact Michelle Wallace, CESTA agriculture & natural resources educator at mwallace@CentralState.edu.

To learn more about Central State University Extension, visit www.centralstate.edu/csuextension.

Central State University, located in Wilberforce, Ohio, is a regionally accredited 1890 Land-Grant University with a 134-year tradition of preparing students from diverse backgrounds and experiences for leadership, research and service. The University, which has been named HBCU of the Year by HBCU Digest, fosters academic excellence within a nurturing environment and provides a strong liberal arts foundation and STEM-Ag curriculum leading to professional careers and advanced studies globally.