SGC Updates

Pollinator Conservation Planning

Pollinator Conservation Planning Short Course: Poteau, OK, May 17 The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, the USDA Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Professional Development Program (PDP), and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are pleased to announce an upcoming Pollinator Conservation Planning Short Course, to be held at the Kerr Center for [...]

EcoFest Conference 2012

Ecofest 2012 Conference and Festival Our Changing Environment: Increasing Sustainability, Empowering People March 29 – 31, 2012 More here:

Farmers Market Food Safety Workshop

What: Farmers Market Food Safety Workshop Who should attend: Market managers, staff, volunteers, vendors Where: Tulsa County OSU Extension, 4116 E. 15th Street, Tulsa, OK When: Saturday March 3 Time: 1:30-2:30 Presenters: Barbara Tricinella, Nutrition Educator Coordinator Kendra Wise, County Health Department , Inspection Division Rita Scott, Ok Farm and Food Alliance, Community Outreach RSVP: [...]

Local Foods Conference – “ Policies and Projects that Build a Regional Food System”

The Oklahoma Farm and Food Alliance, the Tahlequah Food Policy Council and Sustainable Green Country – with the generous support of the Cherokee Nation – are hosting a “Local Foods Conference: Policies and Projects that Build a Regional Food System“ in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. This free conference will be held at the Tahlequah Armory Municipal Center [...]

City of Tulsa Sustainability Plan 2011

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2012 Horticulture Industries Show Conference

January 6 & 7, 2012 Tulsa Community College, NE Campus Tulsa, OK It’s time to register for the 2012 Conference.  December 20 is the pre-registration deadline for the conference.   Details and registration form available at the website:

O.S.U. High Tunnel Leafy Greens Production – Field Day

• Learn which cool-season leafy crops grow best in a high tunnel/hoophouse • Learn growing techniques • Visit with actual growers and OSU Horticulturists to learn how to produce the following crops for harvest and sales through wintertime: >  Kale >  Turnip Greens >  Mustard >  Swiss Chard >  Lettuce >  Etc. Friday, November 18, [...]

Author to speak on climate change at All Souls Unitarian Church

Dr. Heidi Cullen, author of the 2010 book “The Weather of the Future” and Director of Communications at Climate Central will explore the difficulties of communicating the science of climate change and look at the current state of public perception of global warming in the United States. She will provide current information on Oklahoma. October [...]

Farm-Scale Permaculture Workshop – November 4-7

Northeast Oklahoma and surrounding regions are in for a treat when Mark Shepard conducts an Agroforestry/Permaculture “weekend intensive” in the Tahlequah area on November 4 through 7 (or longer if more farms want walking/talking tours). Mark is the CEO of Forest Agriculture Enterprises and runs New Forest Farm, the 106 acre perennial agricultural forest considered [...]

Kerr Center’s Free Evening Garden Tour Set for August 4

Tornadoes, gale force winds, flooding rains, record heat and drought – the crazy weather has made gardening in Oklahoma this year especially challenging. Nowhere is this truer than at the Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture. After a tornado mangled a newly erected hoop house in April and torrential rain washed seed out of the ground, [...]

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Spilling the Beans: Our Food System on Film

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