from Mardy Townsend:
Farmers spend a lot of time trying to figure out the weather, so those in northeast Ohio will be interested in the topic “Farming in a Warming World”. Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake, and Trumbull Counties Farmers Union invite all climate and weather watchers to their spring educational event on April 6, at 1:30pm, at the Colebrook Community Center (682 Rte 322, Colebrook). Joe Logan, Director of Agricultural Affairs for the Ohio Environmental Council and president of Trumbull County Farmers Union, will address some important questions for farmers and consumers; Is climate change real? What will it mean for farmers? What can we do to adapt to a changing climate? How can farmers help to reduce climate impacts?
This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments provided. Co-sponsored by the Lake Effect chapter of the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association. (The Colebrook zip code is 44076, which is really neighboring Orwell – this may confuse your GPS. The Colebrook Community Center is the old Colebrook Elementary School in southern Ashtabula County, on the northeast corner of State Routes 322 and 46.) For more information call Mardy and Marge Townsend at 440-272-5174.