FREE: February 23, Saturday, Tahlequah Community Building at 908 S. College Street, Tahlequah, OK. A Rancher/Farmer, and Market Gardener workshop.
Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. for an all day session focused for the market producer and larger farmers. We will hear from a panel of Regional Chef’s discussing their needs and desires for sourcing local foods – Chef Guy Romo, along with Chef Eli Huff, from Tulsa Union Schools, and Chef Darren Ross from Doc’s Restaurant in Tulsa. They are seeking sources for local meat, cheese, grains and produce to purchase for the 2013 season.
Other topics include: Food Safety – Josh Daily, Health Department Inspector Mayes County; Value Added Products- Erin Johnson, Marketing Coordinator, FAPC OSU; Soil Health: Minerals – Tiffany Maher PhD, Northeastern State University; and Profitability – Coleen Thornton, Heaven Sent Food and Fiber.
We will also be joined by some agencies partners and local vendors sharing their resources and products. We will share a POTLUCK lunch together with presenters and community members.
FREE to you from Celeste Looney Insurance – American Farmer’s and Rancher’s Insurance program – let them know how much you appreciate their support of a fresh and healthy local foods system!