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Ada Community Improvement Corp. meets April 17

The Ada Community Improvement Corporation will hold a public meeting at noon on Wednesday, April 17 at the Depot, 9 Central Ave., Ada.

The public Is welcome to attend and may bring their lunch to the meeting.

Spring forage establishment

By Kyle Verhoff, Allen Gahler, Jason Hartschuh, OSU Extension-Forage Team; edited by Mark Badertscher-OSU Extension, Hardin County

As soil temperatures rise and the chances of a morning frost decline, the window to spring-establish forages is open. In the spring, the combination of weather and plenty to do make planting opportunities scarce. To take advantage of those short planting windows the following are items to consider improving chances for a successful forage establishment this spring.

Buckeye East to host summer 2024 farmers market

Online vendor form will be live until April 21

Buckeye East Coffee Shop, located at 123 E Buckeye Ave. in Ada has announced that it will hold a summer farmers market in the west parking lot. 

Preparing farms for the April 8 solar eclipse 

By Peggy Hall, OSU-Agricultural & Resource Law Program and Wayne Dellinger, OSU  Extension-Union County. Edited by Mark Badertscher, OSU Extension-Hardin County.

Up to a half-million people could flow into the solar eclipse path that will cross Ohio  on April 8. The potential increase of visitors to Ohio’s rural areas raises unique safety and legal  concerns for farmers and farmland owners.

Ada chamber meets on March 20

Chamber member reminder: Please join us tomorrow, Wednesday, March 20, for the monthly Membership Meeting at the Ada Public Library at 8:00 a.m.

Our Garden of Gifts brings 40 vendors to Ada’s business district

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By Paula Pyzik Scott

The mother-daughter team of Deb Curliss and Jennifer McDougall have created a new shopping opportunity in Ada called Our Garden of Gifts. McDougall is a local sewer who wanted to help support other small businesses. Curlis is the director of two nearby thrift shops, Beatitudes and Bee Home. When the retail space became available at 220 N. Main St., they jumped at the opportunity.