ODAFF/OSU FAPC Offers Small Farm Food Safety Training

The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, in partnership with the Oklahoma State University Robert S. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center, is offering a series of Small Farm Food Safety trainings. These one-day trainings are designed for small fruit and vegetable producers and processors, dairies and milk processors, shell egg producers, and feed read more

ODAFF Funds Available to OK Grown Markets

The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry is accepting applications for grants to assist existing farmers markets. Applicable markets must be registered with ODAFF as Oklahoma Grown. Markets registered as Oklahoma Grown for the last three consecutive years are eligible for a maximum of $3500. Markets registered for less than three years are eligible for read more

REMINDER: Tulsa Food Insecurity Summit – Tomorrow!

BUILDING HEALTHIER COMMUNITIES THROUGH DIALOGUE, EDUCATION AND COLLABORATION. Bringing together national, state, tribal, and local food policy experts and community members to discuss the conditions that lead to food insecurity and develop solutions to take action. Topics include:  Food Policy Update, Advancing Policies to Support Health Eating Active Living, Food Justice, the Economics of Food read more

Beef Production Workshop – October 30th (Vinita, OK)

Improve Your Beef Production – All Day Workshop Featuring Dr. Gordon Hazard & Dr. Allen Williams October 30th – 9 am to 4:30 pm – Craig County Fairgrounds, Vinita, OK Cost: $75/person RSVP: Kim Barker  barker_k@hotmail.com or 580.732.0244 Veterinarian Gordon Hazard has been raising cattle for over 75 years, and has learned that common sense is read more

Farmers Market Coalition Webinar – Farm Audits

  The Farmers Market Coalition is hosting a webinar on October 29th at 12 pm central titled Truth & Transparency: Farm Audits for Producer-Only Integrity.  Register Here. Does your market build its image on being “Producer only”? Earning a reputation as the most transparent and trustworthy place to buy local farm goods requires appropriate policies and read more