There are a multitude of reasons why grandparents (or, kinship caregivers) take on the role of full-time care of grandchildren (or, relative kin) (Taylor, Baugh, & Bates, 2016). Recently, the opioid drug epidemic has caused a new wave of grandparents to bravely and sometimes reluctantly take on the caregiving role.
Fresh sweet corn has long been an American favorite. In Ohio, the sweet corn season begins about July 1 and continues until the first frost in late September to early October.
For information on corn varieties in Ohio, contact your county educator in agriculture and natural resources at Ohio State University Extension, or a master gardener volunteer.
A native of Afghanistan, carrots are now grown extensively throughout the United States and are available year-round. A versatile vegetable, the shape of the carrot ranges from globular to elongated. While most often orange, carrots also come in a variety of colors from white to yellow to purple. Carrots are harvested in Ohio from July through September.