Federal Farm Bill Revisions Coming

From our friends at the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition: The House Budget Committee is expected to markup the fiscal year 2016 budget resolution on Wednesday March 18. The Senate Budget Committee is expected to follow suit the next day. Assuming the measures pass out of committee they will be debated and voted on in the read more

Farm Internships Available in Oregon! (Apply Today – March 1st Deadline)

  Farm internships available throughout Oregon – APPLY TODAY! March 1st application deadline! Rogue Farm Corps’ FarmsNext program is approximately 7 months (~April-October) of hands-on training and skill-based education in sustainable agriculture for aspiring farmers and ranchers. This immersive on-farm experience combines field training with a mentor farmer, classroom learning with agricultural professionals and expert read more

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