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Becoming a Farmers' Market Grower

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Becoming a Farmers' Market Grower

Be a part of one of the fastest growing sectors of Oklahoma agriculture as we meet the rising demand for fresh, locally grown products!

This is a free workshop for potential producers of fruits and vegetablesÂ.the products that are in highest demand at local farmers markets. Home gardeners, acreage owners and farmers, are all welcome to attend.

Saturday, December 1, 2007

From 9 a.m. until Noon

OSU Extension Center

4116 E. 15th Street, Tulsa, OK

Download a flyer for this workshop here:

9:00 Welcome and Introductions, Sue Gray, Tulsa County OSU Extension Horticulturist

9:10 Getting Started at Farmers Markets and Resources Available, Doug Walton, Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture

9:30 Market Manager Panel, Find out what products are in demand and what is required to be a part of these area markets.

10:15 Oklahoma Farm to School Program, Chris Kirby, Oklahoma Dept. of Agriculture

10:30 BreakÂEnjoy refreshments made with local and regional farm products!

10:45 Grower Panel, Hear about their experiences at the market.

11:30 Food Coops, Restaurants and Other Buyers of Local Produce.

11:45 Questions and Answers Visit informally with market managers, growers and other speakers.

If possible, call to let us know if you can be there, so weÂll have plenty of handouts.

Contact: Sue Gray, Tulsa County OSU Extension Horticulturist,


Oklahoma State University, US Dept of Agriculture, State and Local governments cooperating. The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or status as a veteran, and is an equal opportunity employer.

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