Oklahoma Food Co-op meet-and-greet set

Oklahoma Food Co-op Meet-Greet-Eat
10 a.m., Feb. 1
Old Farmers Market Building

311 S. Klein Ave.


The Oklahoma Food Cooperative is holing a meet-eat-and-greet 10 a.m. Feb. 1.

The co-op is a member-owned business
that serves to connect everyday consumers with more than 100 local producers.

Non-members and the public are welcome and can learn more about how to find and buy healthy, local food from Oklahoma farmers.

With a
lifetime one-time membership fee, however, the co-op provides access to
Oklahoma-produced veggies, livestock and handcrafted goods. Members order each
month on the website and the pick up their items at designated pick up spots
around the state. The delivery process is primarily volunteer-staffed, and
boasts 52 delivery locations across the state.

This event is a chance to meet the producers of the many
things offered by the co-op and sample their wares. The co-op was established
in 2003 and was on the forefront of the local food movement.

In addition to 19
different meat producers and many purveyors of fresh vegetables and fruits, the
co-op has baked goods, jewelry and other handcrafted items. For more information, visit oklahomafood.coop.

Devon Green

Devon Green is a life and food reporter for Oklahoma Gazette. She lives in Oklahoma City with her husband Kevin and their two slightly evil felines, Goodluck Jonathan and Charles Taylor. Devon has a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Oklahoma and once ran away with the circus to Macau, China. She is passionately local and lives to promote quality of life in OKC. She can most often be found eating, writing or writing about eating — while eating.

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