Ohio Cooperative Living

Eat your lima beans! And your peas!

Roasted vegetables make a fresh and delicious addition to any meal. Fresh vegetables from Ohio’s heartland will be arriving soon at farmers’ markets, as well as roadside stands. It won’t be long...

Here comes the sun

OurSolar — coming soon to a co-op near you. While many people endorse the benefits of solar power, the idea of their actually installing and maintaining a costly rooftop grid might never see the light of...

Powerful Co-op Voices

Spencer Waugh and Marc Armstrong coordinate government affairs for Ohio's Electric Cooperatives. Keeping Ohio’s elected officials up-to-date on the concerns of electric co-op members is a year-round job...

Introducing the OurSolar program

Pat O'Loughlin, president and CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives Later this year, you’ll see Ohio’s electric cooperatives’ latest power generation project spring up, along with the OurSolar logo. We...

More recipes for Lake Erie fish

Fish — Lake Erie fish in particular — makes a wonderful addition to the menu. Fried, baked, or mixed in with other ingredients, fish stars in delicious fashion. The Ohio Department of Natural...

Ohio Village to jump forward 30 years

Expect plenty of fringe — a popular decoration of the day — when Ohio Village jumps ahead in time about 30 years. On May 28, when Ohio Village opens for its 2016 summer season during the Memorial Day...

Outdoor book reviews: May 2016

Dear County Agent Guy: Calf Pulling, Husband Training, and Other Dispatches from the Heart of the Midwest By Jerry Nelson If you live in the country, you likely already know that a county agent is someone...

A Closer Look: Windows and Doors

The Legacy Steel doors sold by ProVia can be fit with “tranquility glass,” a decorative glass accented with beveled clusters. (Photo courtesy of ProVia) Windows do more than bring light into your home....

A Closer Look: Roofing and Siding

ABC Seamless pioneered the use of steel siding in the 1970s and now also makes roofing with the same qualities as its siding. This barn is an example of the metal roofing available from ABC Seamless. (Photo...

A Closer Look: Paint

Water-based exterior latex paints have more durability and retain color longer while at the same time resisting blistering, cracking, or peeling. (Photo courtesy of Sherwin-Williams) There’s no doubt...