Upcoming Event: Oklahoma Food Security Summit, October 30

oklahoma food security summitOn October 30, 2015, the Oklahoma Food Security Summit will convene at Tulsa Community College’s Northeast Campus (3727 E. Apache Street, Tulsa, OK 74115). From 8:30am to 5:30pm, national, state, tribal, and local food policy experts and community members will assess conditions leading to food insecurity in Oklahoma; create solutions; and form a pathway to action. Sessions range from the USDA’s Promise Zones to seed saving. You can learn about more of the Summit’s sessions here.

A networking reception featuring tastings with local chefs at the Oklahoma Food Project Photo Gallery will follow through 7pm.

The Summit is coordinated by the Tulsa Food Security Council, which works to build healthier communities through dialogue, education, and collaboration. Attendance is free, and attendees can register here. For more information, contact Katie Plohocky at healthycommunitystore@gmail.com or at (918) 346-3788.


Carly Putnam joined OK Policy in 2013. As Policy Director, she supervises policy research and strategy. She previously worked as an OK Policy intern, and she was OK Policy's health care policy analyst through July 2020. She graduated from the University of Tulsa in 2013. As a student, she was a participant in the National Education for Women (N.E.W.) Leadership Institute and interned with Planned Parenthood. Carly is a graduate of the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits Nonprofit Management Certification; the Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Council’s Partners in Policymaking; The Mine, a social entrepreneurship fellowship in Tulsa; and Leadership Tulsa Class 62. She currently serves on the boards of Restore Hope Ministries and The Arc of Oklahoma. In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and doing battle with her hundred year-old house.

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