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Julia Laughlin poses for a photo at Prairie Earth Gardens, Tuesday, April 4, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Popular local radio host also dedicates her time to sustainable farming

Popular local radio host also dedicates her time to sustainable farming

Julia Laughlin co-host The Garden Party 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays on News Radio 1000 KTOK.


Oklahoma State University’s Oklahoma City campus is hosting Organic Oklahoma, its first sustainable and organic production conference. The program will educate beginning and advanced growers in hands-on growing techniques, season extension, varietal selections and farm management practices. Guests will have the opportunity to tour the farmers market, green houses and high tunnel facilities and visit

Green guzzling

Of the three main categories of booze — wine, beer and spirits —the former is by far the most difficult to produce organically, at least in the U.S. Thanks to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s certification process, organic wines cannot contain added sulfites, which are chemicals added to wines to inoculate against bad bacteria. “American

Lean and green

Meat and dairy require far more energy to produce than vegetarian or plant-based products. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 30 percent of the earth’s landmass is now used to raise animals for food. That includes land for grazing, as well as the significant percentage of farm acreage used to

Organic Oklahoma

Fresh food, all-natural meats and produce grown by Oklahoma farmers are about to get a wider audience, thanks to three big venues coming to the metro. Edmond will be home to a “one-of-a-kind” market at the southwest corner of Kelly Avenue and Covell Road: Uptown Grocery, a 50,000-square-foot organic grocery store. Uptown Grocery is a


When I was in college, I found myself riding the bus from one end of the (very large) Michigan State University campus to the other.  It was one of those impossibly muggy, humid days the Great Lakes states really excel at, and the air conditioning on the bus was broken. Basically, I was miserable. I

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