The Norman Transcript

October 24, 2013

Spring Market Gardening School to take place in Norman

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STILLWATER — Oklahoma State University is teaming up with the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation and the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry to host the spring 2014 Oklahoma Market Garden School.

The eight-week course will begin Jan. 16 and will meet weekly on Thursday evenings through March 6 at the Cleveland County Extension Office, 601 E. Robinson St. in Norman.

Classes will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Registration is $70 per individual or $90 per couple. Couples will receive one set of handouts.

Lynn Brandenberger, OSU Cooperative Extension horticulture food crops specialist, said the school is geared toward those who are established in the business as well as those who are interested in exploring a new enterprise. Each week’s session will focus on a different area related to fruit and vegetable production. 

The class is limited to 50 participants, and pre-registration is required. Online registration is available at orangehub.okstate.edu/ustores/web/index.jsp. Click on Horticulture/Landscape on the website.

To register by mail, send the registration form from the OSU’s department of horticulture and landscape architecture website, hortla.okstate.edu, along with payment to Oklahoma Market Gardening Course, Attn: Stephanie Larimer, 358 Ag Hall, Stillwater, OK  74078-6027; or call her at 744-5404.