Saturday, June 9, 2012

Local Food Week OKLAHOMA!

Hey Green Country!
Local Food Week starts today - June 9
This year Local Food Week will be celebrated throughout the month of June! Created by Sustainable Green Country's Buy Fresh Buy Local initiative, Local Foods Week festivities will highlight local farmers' markets hosting a variety of events and music, farm table dinners, children's activities and much more, pronouncing that local food is a valuable economic asset for the state of Oklahoma. former Gov. Brad Henry made the event official by means of a proclamation. See the website for daily schedule of events with locations and contact information:

TODAY and SUNDAY! Tulsa Master Gardeners Showcase Garden Tour 2012 "Behind our Garden Gate"
A tour of 6 gardens in the Tulsa area. Master Gardeners will be volunteering at each location to answer questions and provide information. Fact sheets and handouts will be available in accordance with the theme at each garden. Tickets are available at each home for $7.50. See the website for tour

TODAY and SUNDAY! 2nd Annual Edible Garden Tour
A rooftop container garden, backyard chickens and bees, fruit trees, a professionally landscaped edible garden, some with interesting garden art, and so much more! Chris Bargas rain barrels, Holly Rocks, Rick Nation of Clear Creek Seeds featuring open-pollinated, non-GMO and Green Country Permaculture offering compost teas. We are also offering an Education Fair this year where you can learn about community gardening, recycling from The M.E.T., how you can help out the food bank with the "Plant a Row for the Hungry" program, the Oklahoma Food Cooperative. $7, or $5 with a non-perishable food donation for the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma. Now available 2012 Farmers Market Guide.

Coming up...
Throughout the month of June on Tuesdays at 6:00 pm - Spilling the Beans, Our Food System on Film at the Tulsa Downtown Library Thursday, June 14, 6:30 pm - The Canebrake 75-Mile Wine Dinner Friday, June 15, 22, 7:00 pm -The Lavender Feast, with Clear Creek Lavender Farms at the Living Kitchen Farm and Dairy Friday, June 29, 5:00 - 10:00 pm - SalsaFest in downtown Tulsa And much more!
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