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Mar
11
Mon
Beginning Gardening in Oklahoma (workshop) @ Yukon (Mabel C. Fry Public Library)
Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Beginning Gardening in Oklahoma (workshop) @ Yukon (Mabel C. Fry Public Library)

This free 3-hour workshop will delve into all the aspects of beginning gardening in central Oklahoma and give you the tips you need to have a successful garden in 2024! Courtney Keck, OSU Extension Horticulturist, will teach this workshop, based on research from the university.

For more information, visit the workshop webpage, or contact Courtney Keck by email or phone (405-262-0155).

Cooking with Herbs: Feta & Herb Dip (workshop) @ Edmond (Edmond Library)
Mar 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Cooking with Herbs: Feta & Herb Dip (workshop) @ Edmond (Edmond Library)

Taylor Conner, from the OSU OK County Extension Office, will share how to take fresh garden herbs and create tasty dishes. She will also cover the health benefits of herbs and how to preserve them. This program will contain a food demonstration on how to make a feta & herb dip, a taste of which we’ll enjoy with pita chips!

For more information or to register, visit the workshop webpage, or contact the Edmond Library by email or phone (405-341-9282).

Mar
12
Tue
Raised Bed Gardening (workshop) @ Stillwater (Horticulture Education Center at The Botanic Garden at OSU)
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Raised Bed Gardening (workshop) @ Stillwater (Horticulture Education Center at The Botanic Garden at OSU)

This free raised bed gardening workshop, open to the public, is part of the Payne County Master Gardeners Tuesday Garden Series.

For more information, visit the event webpage, or contact Laura Payne by email or phone (405-747-8320).

Mar
13
Wed
Playing in the Dough – Sourdough (workshop) @ Stillwater (Food & Agricultural Products Center)
Mar 13 @ 8:45 am – 3:00 pm
Playing in the Dough - Sourdough (workshop) @ Stillwater (Food & Agricultural Products Center)

Have you ever wanted to try the sourdough starter trend but were hesitant to do so? Playing in the Dough-Sourdough is a personalized, hands-on workshop targeted for the very beginning baker who would like to learn about sourdough food science basics. This small class will learn and get to sample everything sourdough and what to do with sourdough discard. Renee Nelson, FAPC milling and baking specialist, will give tips and tricks to participants as they make these delicious breads.

Part of the event will take place in FAPC’s Milling and Baking Laboratory. For your safety, pants and comfortable closed-toe shoes are required. No shorts, skirts or flip-flops permitted. Those not in proper outerwear will not be able to participate in the day’s events. Prior to arriving to the event, please view the safety and security video.

Cost: $75 per person

A $25 fee will be billed to those who fail to cancel or attend. The registration fees cover lunch, refreshments and workshop material costs.

For more information or to register, visit the workshop webpage, or contact Karen Smith by email or phone (405-744-6277).

Mar
14
Thu
Pond Management & Improving Fishing (workshop) @ Poteau (LeFlore County Extension Office)
Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Get ready for the spring with this workshop covering pond management, weed control, best practices, improved fishing, and a Q&A session, all with Marley Beem, Extension Specialist for Aquaculture.

For more information or to register, visit the event webpage, or contact Liana Jones by email or phone (918-647-8231).

Mar
15
Fri
Homemade Food Freedom Act Workshop @ Oklahoma City (OSU-OKC Conference Center)
Mar 15 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Homemade Food Freedom Act Workshop @ Oklahoma City (OSU-OKC Conference Center)

The Homemade Food Freedom Act allows a broad range of food products to be produced and sold out of the home within the state of Oklahoma without a health department licensing. Specific training requirements, such as this workshop, are required before doing so.

The training will focus on:
– Explaining the new law, what foods are allowed and not allowed
– Labeling
– Allergens
– Good Manufacturing Practices
– Liabilities and Legalities
– Food Safety
– pH and Water Activity

Lunch will be included.

For more information or to register, visit the event webpage, or contact Karen Smith by email or phone (405-744-6277).

Introduction to Gardening in Oklahoma (workshop) @ Mustang (Mustang Public Library)
Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This free 3-hour workshop will give an introduction to gardening in central Oklahoma and give you the tips you need to have a successful garden in 2024! Courtney Keck, OSU Extension Horticulturist, will teach this workshop, based on research from the university.

For more information, visit the workshop webpage, or contact Courtney Keck by email or phone (405-262-0155).

Mar
16
Sat
Gardening 101 @ Oklahoma City (Myriad Botanical Gardens )
Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Gardening 101 @ Oklahoma City (Myriad Botanical Gardens )

Have you wanted to start a garden but don’t know where to begin? Maybe you’ve got a little bit of experience under your belt but something’s just not quite working the way it should. Join this half-day Gardening 101 crash course in everything it takes to be a successful gardener. Topics include soil, seed starting, sun and shade, irrigation, fertilizing, selecting varieties, botany for the gardener, and more.

For more information or to register, visit the event webpage, or contact Kaitlin Bacon by email or phone (405-445-5162).

Mar
18
Mon
Alejandro Carrillo: A Regenerative Grazing Journey in the Chihuahuan Desert @ Guymon (Fast Hereford Ranch)
Mar 18 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Alejandro Carrillo: A Regenerative Grazing Journey in the Chihuahuan Desert @ Guymon (Fast Hereford Ranch)

Desert rancher Alejandro Carrillo will share his experiences and insights on regenerative grazing. With over 30,000 acres of land, Alejandro discusses the art of holistic management, the challenges of grazing cattle in a desert, and how technology can revolutionize ranching practices. He will highlight the importance of having the right cattle genetics for a given environment, the shift from conventional to regenerative ranching, and the respect for natural succession that leads to a thriving ranch. Alejandro will also cover cattle grazing management for optimal performance and the role of technology in promoting sustainable ranching practices.

For more information or to register, visit the registration page, or call Juli Barker at 405-833-7919.

Mar
19
Tue
Alejandro Carrillo: A Regenerative Grazing Journey in the Chihuahuan Desert @ Beaver (Beaver County Fairgrounds)
Mar 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Alejandro Carrillo: A Regenerative Grazing Journey in the Chihuahuan Desert @ Beaver (Beaver County Fairgrounds)

Desert rancher Alejandro Carrillo will share his experiences and insights on regenerative grazing. With over 30,000 acres of land, Alejandro discusses the art of holistic management, the challenges of grazing cattle in a desert, and how technology can revolutionize ranching practices. He will highlight the importance of having the right cattle genetics for a given environment, the shift from conventional to regenerative ranching, and the respect for natural succession that leads to a thriving ranch. Alejandro will also cover cattle grazing management for optimal performance and the role of technology in promoting sustainable ranching practices.

For more information or to register, visit the registration page, or call Juli Barker at 405-833-7919.

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