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Produce Spotlight: Lettuce

We are highlighting some delicious monthly in-season produce you can find locally at your neighborhood farmers markets. This month we are focusing on lettuce!

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Produce Spotlight: Radishes

We are highlighting some delicious monthly in-season produce you can find locally at your neighborhood farmers markets this season. This month we are talking all about radishes!

Produce Spotlight: Asparagus

April is peak asparagus season! It’s also one of the first spring vegetables to be ready for harvest. Asparagus is crisp and tender when cooked and is easy to grill at family cookouts thanks to its long and sturdy shape.  The best way to get the freshest pick of the season is to head to …

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Accepting EBT at Your Oklahoma Farmers Market

Interested in accepting EBT at your Oklahoma farmers market? These step-by-step instructions are here to help you and your market through the process of applying to accept EBT. You will be able to find the required documents you will need to apply and hopefully gain some clarification on any steps in the process that may …

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It’s Farmers Market Season!

It’s Farmers Market Season! Learn what to expect at the farmers market, how to use your SNAP benefits at the market & tips to make your trip great!

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2021 OKLAS Session – Community Connections

Presented at the 2021 OK Local Ag Summit by Marla Saeger, Tahlequah Farmers Market & Lainey Porter, Healthy Oklahomans Nutrition Alliance & Wagoner Farmers Market Ever feel like you are stuck on a market island? Think there may be help out there you just don’t know where to look? Hear from fellow market managers who …

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2021 OKLAS NRCS Update & Keynote Speaker

The USDA NRCS office has many great resources available to Oklahoma producers. The beginning of this session at the 2021 OKLAS explores these resources and the benefits they offer to new producers. Watch Oklahoma’s own motivational speaker/ food system advocate John Bobb-Semple present an inspiring keynote address on how local food positively impacts our health …

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2021 OKLAS Session – Sprouting New Ideas for your Agritoursim Venue

Presented at the 2021 OK Local Ag Summit Buddy & Carolyn Raasch, Carolyn’s County Cousins Pumpkin Patch In 1991, Buddy and Carolyn Raasch opened their farm to the public with the first pumpkin patch. The farm includes 60 acres of pumpkins, plus another 20 acres set aside for pumpkin entertainment and farm fun. Learn from …

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2021 OKLAS Session – Hosting Events on the Farm

Presented at the 2021 Oklahoma Local Ag Summit by Becky & Kent Evatt, Red Bird Farm & Katy & Jesse Wells, Wells Family Christmas Tree Farm Hosting events at your agritourism venue is a great way to bring back customers all year long. Maybe you want to do something outside of your normal season schedule, …

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Langston Tools & Partnerships for New Farmers Workshop

This workshop presented by Langston University features 5 unique sessions providing bountiful info to emerging growers & producers. Opening Remarks (15 minutes) – Dean Wesley Whittaker Tracey Payton-MillerTitle: Horticulture Facility, Horticulture ProgrammingDescription: Introducing the new Horticulture Facility under construction and Horticulture Programming this year. Tips for preparing for pest prevention this coming growing season. Joshua …

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