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October – November – Live Healthy, Live Well Fall Email Wellness Challenge (Email) - Wellness is especially important during this time. Jenny Lobb, Family and Consumer Sciences Educator, has the perfect way to take a few moments a week to focus on wellness with the Live Healthy, Live Well fall email wellness challenge. Take a Break! begins October 19 and runs through November 25. Participants will receive two email messages each week with tips and encouragement to take a break for play, rest, creativity, nourishment, hydration, physical activity, family and friends, the holidays, and more! Sign up at

October 7-18 – Paper Clover at Tractor Supply Company (TSC stores) – To help support 4-H, purchase a paper clover in-store or add a donation at checkout online.  Visit for more details.

October 16 – Household Food Waste Management: Alternatives to Diaries and Digs (Zoom webinar) – 11 a.m., Few people like to take the garbage out, let alone measure it.  This yuk factor creates a significant barrier to measuring food waste in household settings. Direct measurement in diaries and weighing food-waste caddies often relies upon intimate contact between people and unwanted food.  This has contributed to a paucity of data on wasted food, which hinders understanding and evaluation. For more information and registration, click here.

October 21 – Embodying Anti-Racism (Zoom webinar) – Offered at 12 p.m. and 6 p.m., OSU Extension Educator Whitney Gherman will share how white people can show up grounded and effective for racial justice. You will learn how to identify psychological, physiological, and social factors that promote self-regulation, as well as gain skills and practices to stay engaged through tense moments. All are welcome and invited to attend. Registration is required by Monday, October 19. For more information and to register visit

November 5 – 4-H Celebration of Youth – Pathways to the Future (YouTube Premiere) – 7 p.m., Join us for an evening celebrating and raising funds for the Ohio 4-H Youth Development program. Visit for more event details.