Open for harvest to patients, caregivers and community members this season

The Ross Heart Hospital is proud to announce our third season of the Ohio State University Ross Heart Hospital Community Garden. The purpose of the garden is to improve the health and wellness of its visitors by informing them of the importance of healthy eating, cooking and nutrition. The garden is open to Ross Heart Hospital patients, caregivers and community members. The garden is located at 680 Vernon Tharp St., next to the Ohio State Equine Center.

Ross Garden 2017 Monthly Classes

Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m. at the Ross Garden (680 Vernon Tharp St.)

January 18, 2017

Pasta and more…….Learn how to create plant based menus using three types of pasta. Noodles, won ton skins and tortillas can be a part of a plant based lifestyle. Three distinct cultures, three great pastas will leave you wanting more!

February 8, 2017

Don’t be so shellfish …….You won’t want to miss this class. Sear, sauté’ and broil your way to a plant and seafood based lifestyle. Learn culinary techniques to perfectly prepare fish and shellfish combined with fresh plant based foods. This is a hands-on class.

March 8, 2017

Oink, moo, cluck…..Join Registered Dietitian Ashlea Braun who will discuss the American Heart Association recommendations for cuts of meat that will complement a plant based lifestyle. We will also prepare these responsible recipes for you to enjoy.

April 12, 2017

Container gardening... learn techniques from our own expert, Elaine Grassbaugh, on how to make any container a fresh garden.

Container gardens are great for beginners. They increase accessibility to fresh foods that help to reduce chronic disease as well as reducing your carbon footprint. Container gardens are also kid-friendly and are a great way to spend time together as a family. Learn techniques from our own expert, Elaine Grassbaugh, on how to make any container a fresh garden!

Heart Healthy Recipes

Ross Heart Hospital Community Garden