Category Archives: Farmers in Oklahoma

Heirloom Seed Library in Oklahoma?

You can  actually  check out purple carrots, freckled lettuces and a rainbow of heirloom tomatoes at the  Tulsa City-County Library  where Tulsans can share home-saved garden seeds. The seed library  is a  public, circulating collection of open-pollinated and heirloom seeds. … Continue reading

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Is Your Grandma Hungry and You Don’t Know It? Senior/Elder Hunger ~ The Hidden Epidemic in America.

Elder Hunger Awareness Month Proclamation signed by Governor Mary Fallin  for June 2015. Oklahoma ranks #8, in the nation, for senior hunger! 1/3 of Seniors in Oklahoma City are hungry on a daily basis, yet hunger in Oklahoma is higher … Continue reading

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Community Gardens Make Neighborhoods More Desirable

Proud people who had never before been on public assistance are now having trouble paying their bills. A staggering unemployment rate  leaves many residents,  in once thriving communities, unable to  afford fresh food. Some folks bypass stores’ produce sections relying … Continue reading

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Former Service members and farming

Farmer-Veteran Coalition farmvetco.org and Work Vessels for Veterans wvfv.net are non-profit groups that strive to bring former service members into farming. See Parade.com October 16, 2011 for full article

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