Kids. Communities. Environment.

Serving Marion County Residents Since 1911.

Who We Are. What We Do.

We offer objective, research-based information to help Marion County youth and adults solve problems, develop life skills and manage resources wisely. As part of OSU and other research-based institutions, our faculty, staff and volunteers provide the following services:

  • Answer questions and give advice by telephone, in person, and by email
  • Coordinate informational tours, conferences, short courses, workshops and demonstrations
  • Provide publications with specific research-based information on a variety of subjects
  • Provide information of local interest and link to hundreds of research based publications on our website

Upcoming Events

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Sep. 20, 2014 10:00am - 12:00pm
Take a tour, chat with a plot manager, enjoy the Garden in its summer glory.
Sep. 23, 2014 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Please join the Master Gardeners who share their time and knowledge at three local correctional …
Sep. 26, 2014 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Summer is a great time to see activities on the farm.  Monthly tours will travel …
Oct. 08, 2014 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Dehydrating meats into jerky can be a fun and tastey project!  Learn how to safely …
Oct. 13, 2014 9:00am - 11:30am
Low acid foods require pressure canning for safety. Do you fear the pressure canner?  Join …
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