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April 2022

National AgrAbility Project

Photo of red and white barns in foreground with skyline of Columbus OH in background.Registration is open for the regional workshop in Columbus, OH, which will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn Columbus Easton on June 28th - 30th . It will focus on urban agriculture, working with vocational rehabilitation, prescription medication safety, assistive technology in agriculture, farming with a developmental disability, business planning, and work/life balance. On June 28th and 29th, there will be speakers from the National AgrAbility Project, Ohio AgrAbility, Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities, The Ohio State University Extension, H.A.R.D. Acre Farm, LifeLyfts, Farm Service Agency, and others. There will also be a day of agricultural tours on Thursday, June 30th. More information and the link to registration can be found HERE.

For any questions or if interested in hosting a regional workshop, contact Tess McKeel at or by phone at 585-447-9015.

Submitted by Goodwill of the Finger Lakes

Group of people on benches in farm wagon taking tour of dairy farm with calf housing in backgroundThe National AgrAbility Project staff would like to thank everyone who attended and participated in the 2022 National Training Workshop (NTW)! Six couples and individuals volunteered on the spot to be videoed for future "What AgrAbility Means to Me" clips on the NAP website. Many enjoyed the food and fun nightly in the hospitality suite. And the Thursday tours went well and seemed to be greatly appreciated.

Submitted by Chuck Baldwin