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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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2021 OKLAS Session – Opportunities Beyond the Farmers Market

Presented at the 2021 OK Local Ag Summit by Mike and Amanda Wilson, Yarrowhead Farm Market and Joe Tierney, Joe’s Farm. Interested in selling your products in your own farm-to-table store? Or collaborating with other producers to sell your products in a farmers market hub? Mike and Amanda Wilson, Yarrowhead Farm Market, will be sharing how they transformed their …

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Sustainable Practices in Local Ag – 2021 OK Local Ag Summit

Session filmed at 2021 OK Local Ag Summit and presented by Carrie Chlebanowski – The Looney Farm and Kevin Marshall – Indigo Acres. As local ag producers, we can contribute to sustainable stewardship of land, water and air. Learn from other Oklahoma producers about their efforts related to soil health, crop rotations, cover crops and …

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SNAP Application for Farmers Markets & Direct Farmers

Are you interested in accepting SNAP at your farm or your farmers market? We have good news! USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), the agency responsible for SNAP authorization, is available to answer your questions.  What you need to prepare: Review the step-by-step application instructions. Gather necessary documents as indicated by the step-by-step instructions document and …

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2021 OKLAS Agenda

Monday, March 1st VIRTUAL ONLY – Langston University Virtual Workshop: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 9 am: Opening Remarks (15 minutes) – Dean Wesley Whittaker Session 1 – (30 minutes) – 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 …

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