Ohio Cooperative Living

Co-op Spotlight: Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative

Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperaive, based in Kenton, is a community-focused co-op in west-central Ohio. Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative is located in the west-central part of Ohio, between Columbus and Toledo. The...

Flying high at Camp Ohio

Ohio cooperatives collaborate to bring Flying Squirrel to Camp Ohio. Summer camp means a week of adventure, and Camp Ohio does not disappoint. Every year, hundreds of 4-H’ers travel to Licking County to...

Solar power: Call us first

Dennis Tietje, his son, Chris, and brother, Ervin, who operate Tietje Brothers Farm near Deshler, took advantage of grants and tax incentives to install 320 solar panels to help power their homes and farm...

Panic panacea

Pat O'Loughlin, president & CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives The COVID-19 pandemic has dominated the global conversation over the past several months. Moreover, it's dictated our personal and...

Fish stories

Citrus-glazes salmon with zucchini noodles Coming home with a stringer full after a day at the lake? Here are some fresh ideas to fix that catch of the...

Going medieval in the garden

Bugle weed If you were to imagine a garden in A.D. 800, you might picture unusual and long-extinct plants, but in fact, gardens of the medieval period (or Middle Ages) were filled with plants that have...

That’s the ticket: Cedar Point’s 150th anniversary

Photo courtesy of Cedar Point Editor's note: The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has delayed the beginning of Cedar Point's 2020 season. As of mid-April, the park was tentatively scheduled to open for the...

Tales from the Hart

Living historian Chris Hart is a man of multiple personalities. (Photo by Damaine Vonada) Chris Hart dons a frock coat and sports a fancy walking stick as he prepares to portray John George Nicolay for the...

Timber rattlesnake: Species on the edge

A timber rattlesnake in hunting posture at the base of a log (photo by Chip Gross) Unlike many people, Doug Wynn likes snakes. He likes them so much that he began studying them decades ago, and has since...

Powering up, powering through

Ohio electric cooperative linemen, their counterparts from the local utility, and a group of student lineworkers from a nearby trade school electrified the village of Tierra Blanca Sebol, Guatemala, in March,...