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Michael Kilpatrick

Four Steps for Farmers Market Success in 2020

In this training, you will learn myths about markets that keep you stuck, how to identify ideal customers, engagement strategies to pull customers in & how to scale your market system to give your business more freedom.

Tomatoes at market

U.S. Farm Bill Update

Dr. Amy Hagerman from the OSU Extension office provides a concise overview of the U.S. Farm Bill updates.

Michael Kilpatrick

Making Your Mark

Michael is a farmer & author who lives to help farmers apply business principles & practical, proven solutions to grow their businesses & simplify their lives. Over the past 15 years, Michael has managed farms & consulted for industry experts. Michael continues to keep involved in multiple agricultural projects & educating farmers through his company Growing Farmers Co & Thriving Farmer Podcast.

Jarred Goods

Health Department Regulations

Can I sell that? An overview of what licenses you need to sell items at a farmers market. Speakers will be ODAFF Food Safety Division Director Scott Yates & Public Health Specialist Phillip Jurina from OSDH.

Bartlesville Farmers Market Sign in Planter

Marketing on a Budget

Discover ways to promote your business across different platforms while maximizing your audience & your budget. This session is geared toward ideas for smaller businesses to incorporate into their marketing plans without busting the budget.

Jenna at Paseo Farmers Market

What’s Growing On? A Look at Small Producers in OK

In 2019, the ONIE Project conducted a survey to determine the needs of small producers in Oklahoma. This session will provide an overview of the needs assessment findings & implications for future practice.

Greenhouse
Okmulgee Recipe Stand

Social Media Marketing

Social media is everywhere these days, but why should I use it for my farm or market? Social media marketing plays a key role in growing your business & attracting customers. Come learn why it is so important & how to effectively use it.

Chickens

Backyard & Small Flock Poultry Basics

Increased food awareness & augmented appeal of urban farming has contributed to the recent boost in popularity of small flock poultry & egg production. Raising poultry can be a fantastic way to bring food awareness to families & provide kids a simple lesson in responsibility. Learn tips on successful poultry rearing & gain insight on selling eggs according to the Oklahoma Egg Law.

Crops in a greenhouse

Utilizing Unique Cultural Crops

Oklahoma has a unique cultural history that can be a resource for market gardeners & in agritourism. An
overview of experiences & guidelines from Native American, African-American, Hispanic & Asian cultures will be shared.