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BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: Tour the Kerr Center @ Kerr Center
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: Tour the Kerr Center @ Kerr Center | Poteau | Oklahoma | United States

Please note that, in cooperation with efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19, the Kerr Center is currently offering tours by appointment only, and only outdoors. To request a tour, please contact us at least two weeks in advance by calling 918.647.9123 or emailing mailbox@kerrcenter.com (please put “public tour” in subject line).

(Under normal circumstances, guided tours are available one day each month, on the second Tuesday, April through September.)  During these tours, Kerr Center staff show visitors our current horticulture and livestock projects.

Tours go from 9-11 or 1-3 (approximate length),  and cost $10 per person.

Advance registration is required. Contact us a week in advance to let us know you are coming and whether you want to see horticulture or livestock projects or both.

Keep in mind that what is available to see varies according to season. When you call, we can let you know what is available to see. We want you to have the best possible experience!

Pay at the door. Tours begin at the Kerr Center office.

Click here for directions and map.

All other visits must be requested at least two weeks in advance. Groups are welcome.

Call the Kerr Center at 918.647.9123 or email mailbox@kerrcenter.com with “tour request” in the subject line to arrange a visit.

Pressure Canning Workshop @ Oklahoma City (OSU Extension Conference Center)
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pressure Canning Workshop @ Oklahoma City (OSU Extension Conference Center)

Ever wondered how to pressure can low acid foods? Learn how to safely and properly can foods like vegetables and meat to enjoy year-round! This 3-hour, low-cost pressure canning workshop will walk participants through home food processing techniques.

(Proper precautions with regard to COVID-19, including providing face masks and encouraging distancing, will be observed.)

For more information or to register, contact the Oklahoma County OSU Extension Center by email or phone (405-713-1125).

Silvopasture & Supply Chain Food Safety for Beginning and ESL Farmers (webinar) @ online
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm
Silvopasture & Supply Chain Food Safety for Beginning and ESL Farmers (webinar) @ online

The Savanna Institute is hosting this free webinar on silvopasture and supply chain food safety for beginning and ESL farmers, with Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquín of the Regenerative Agriculture Alliance.  Topics include:

  • How to safely incorporate livestock and tree crop production
  • Food safety best practices and common questions for beginning and ESL farmers
  • How we can work towards a justice oriented, safer food system

For more information or to register, visit the event page, or contact the Savanna Institute by email or phone (608-448-6432).


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