Organic Gardening

Steve Goodin, New City of Cincinnati Council-Member to Join EmpowerU

EmpowerU Zoom Class
Register to Attend Online
Tuesday, March 9, 2021

To View a Complete Recording of This Class — Click Here

To Review Leigh Ann’s Powerpoint Slides on Organic Gardening–Click Here

Required Reading:  Equity is a Mandate to Discriminate–The Wall St. Journal

If you’re interested in supplementing your table with fresh organic produce that you can grow with your own skill, try this class.  Talk about ‘farm to table’ you can’t get any fresher herbs and vegetables than from backyard to table.

Nothing tastes better than fresh tomatoes, peppers, potatoes and more! The flavor is better than in the grocery store! Try different types and varieties of herbs and spices for example; basil, drying hot peppers, marjoram, sage, lavender, fennel, dill. Watch them grow! There are many benefits to growing your own food. You can even grow in an apartment or patio. There are so many more varieties and colors out there than in the grocery store.

Cincinnati Lawyer Steve Goodin is one of the newest member’s of Cincinnati’s City Council replacing Council-Person Jeff Pastor.   Join Steve tonight from 7:05-7:25 PM to learn about his vision of Cincinnati and what he hopes to accomplish.


Steve Goodin

Steve Goodin was appointed Interim Council member to Cincinnati City Council on November 30, 2020.   Goodin is a proud product of public schools. He received his undergraduate degrees from Miami University and his juris doctorate from the University of Cincinnati College of Law. He also did coursework at the University of Virginia College of Law JAG school.

He was raised in a union household and understands the value of hard work. He is a partner at Graydon Law where he serves on the Executive Committee and has lived in three neighborhoods—Northside, Downtown and Clifton.  He is the father of three children.

His primary goal is to address systemic corruption at City Hall. He hopes to return council’s focus to creating jobs, providing safe neighborhoods and fostering a more just and inclusive city for all.

Public service has been a constant throughout Goodin’s life. He served in Africa as a Peace Corps volunteer and later as an officer in the U.S. Army Reserve. In 2007-08, he was mobilized as a Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG) prosecutor with the XVII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg, N.C.


Speaker Bios

Karen Cartier:

Karen is an avid reader, writer, learner, wife, and mother of two.  She has worked in IT as a technical writer for over 30 years and is currently working full-time in IT.  Outside of her paying job, she serves as an officer in Toastmasters International as well as a volunteer Community Educator for the Alzheimer’s Association.

Leigh Ann Cartier:

Leigh Ann is a senior at Wilmington College majoring in Criminal Justice and Spanish. She has been successfully growing organic vegetables both in-ground and in containers as a hobby for some time.