OKC Urban Ag Coalition Announces Film Series & Workshops!

2014 Urban Agriculture Event Series More Than Honey film screening Sponsored by TLC Gardens with support from Myriad Botanical Gardens and Transition OKCFriday, August 8, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m., Tickets $5 Terrace Room at the Myriad Botanical Gardens Follow filmmakers as they investigate the mysterious and devastating decline of honeybees, which are crucial to the commercial production […]

Sandy Springs Buffalo

Sandy Springs Farms/Wichita Buffalo Featured in Daily Oklahoman

Oklahoma Farm and Food Alliance members, James and Sandy Stepp, had a wonderful right up in the Daily Oklahoman regarding their bison ranching business. Congratulations to the Stepps!  Look for their products at Urban Agrarian, the Edmond Meat Market and other fine establishments. From the Daily Oklahoman: HINTON — It was 17 years ago this […]

Free EBT Software from USDA – Webinar!

Wednesday August 13, 2014 2pm-3:30 pm   The US Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) launched MarketLink, a website that provides farmers markets and direct-marketing farmers with a one-stop-shop to become an authorized SNAP vendor and take advantage of USDA funding to obtain free or low-cost equipment and wireless services.  Up to $4 […]

Field Day with Johann Zietsman – Saturday July 26, 2014

Field Day with Johann Zietsman Saturday, July 26, 2014 Hennessey, OK Registration – 8:00-8:30 Johann – 8:30-12:00 Lunch on your own John Haymaker Farm and Cattle – 1:00 We will meet at the Sleep Inn Conference Room at the corner of Hiway 81 & Hiway 51. Johann, renowned grazier and livestock breeder from Zimbabwe, was […]

The Oklahoman runs series of stories on Oklahoma food deserts

In a continuing series on food shortage and accessibility issues in Oklahoma, The Oklahoman’s Jaclyn Cosgrove describes the food deserts plaguing various areas of Oklahoma.  It’s good to see the state’s largest newspaper providing coverage on such an important issue.  The stories are linked below. Parts of Oklahoma Get “Food Desert” Label Southeast Oklahoma has […]