Family Tour Thursdays

Family Tour Thursdays

When: Today, 10-11:30 a.m.

What: Explore the MetroParks Farm with a tour guide. Time includes a visit to our playroom, a tractor-wagon ride and visit to the barns. Bring along a snack or lunch and enjoy our picnic area after your tour.

Where: MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield.

Cost: Free

Details: Space is limited; registration required.

Info: Call MetroParks Farm at 330-533-7572


When: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-.5 p.m.

What: A summer garden flower show presented by Garden Forum of Greater Youngstown.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown.

Cost: Free

Info: Call 330-740-7116

Grindin’ Day at Lanterman’s Mill

When: Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

What: Due to popular demand, we will be demonstrating corn- grinding all day for visitors to observe.

Where: Lanterman’s Mill, 1001 Canfield Road, Youngstown.

Cost: Regular Mill Admission: $4 for Mahoning County residents, $6 NR.

Info: Call Lanterman’s Mill at 330-740-7115.

Herbs for Pollinator Conservation

When: Monday, 9:30 a.m.-noon,

What: Learn your role in pollinator conservation, and what types of herbs to plant that can attract pollinators and ensure they will stick around for generations.

Where: OSU Extension Office, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield.

Cost: $15 includes refreshments and handouts.


Community Garden & Urban Farm Tour

When: Monday, 6-8 p.m.

When: Join us at Paul C. Bunn School to learn about getting started with a vegetable garden, from planting to weed care and disease control. We’ll prune fruit trees at this site.

Where: 1825 Sequoya Drive.

Details: Visit

Info: Call 330-533-5538

Gardening for Pollinators

When: June 26, 6-7:30 p.m.

What: Join OSU Extension’s pollinator guru Denise Ellsworth to learn the best plants for pollinators, how to identify pollinators and doing your part for pollinator habitat.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens.

Details: Register by calling 330-533-5538.

Info: Visit

Growing, Preserving, Canning Series

When: June 28, 1-4 p.m.

What: This is the first class in a three-class series. It is geared to teach those who are new to home-canning the basics and provide a refresher to experienced home-canners.

Cost: $15

Details: Participants can have their pressure canners tested for safety and dial gauge pressure canners tested for accuracy before the classes.

Info: Call 330-533-5538.

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