Oklahoma Contacts

Oklahoma Farm and Food Alliance

Rita Scott

Oklahoma Grown

SNAP Info & Contacts

Program Name/EBT Card Name: Access Oklahoma Card
Current Contractor: Xerox State and Local Solutions, Inc. (Conduent)

The Oklahoma Department of Human Services provides free wireless EBT terminals to eligible farmers markets.

Tom J. Pennington
Oklahoma Department of Human Services
(405) 522-1262


For training and technical assistance, contact:
Jade Owen
ONIE Project

Oklahoma Ag Department

Oklahoma Department of Agriculture 


Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program
Karen Poteet, Programs Administrator
Phone: 405-521-2281
FAX: 405-522-5805
Email: Karen.poteet@okdhs.org

Oklahoma News/Case Studies

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Standing Together Against Racism: Black Lives Matter

Stephanie Fenty June 3, 2020

Over the past week, the United States has been shaken by the deep inequities rooted within our justice system that have continued to destroy the lives of Black Americans like George Floyd. In the past, the Farmers Market Coalition has largely remained silent on matters of race and injustice. We will do so no longer.… Read More

2019 National Poster Contest Winners

Maya Clark July 9, 2019

The Farmers Market Coalition and Farm Aid are pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 National Farmers Market Poster Contest. Since 2014, Farmers Market Coalition has hosted the National Farmers Market Poster Contest to showcase the creative ways that farmers markets around the country are advertising in their communities. Both FMC and contest sponsor… Read More

From Coast to Coast: A Snapshot of the 2018 Farmers Market Poster Contest

Allie Vrtachnik May 25, 2018

The 2018 National Farmers Market Poster Contest has come to a close, folks! The deadline for poster submissions was May 15th, but you still have till until May 31st to act as a judge for the Fan Favorite award. Your vote counts as a ‘like’ for your local market or favorite submission. Browse the contest… Read More

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Oklahoma Grown Farmers Market Requirements

Alex Canepa January 4, 2018

The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry has established criteria that Farmers Markets must meet before being recognized as an Oklahoma Grown Market or a Registered Farmers Market. A market can choose not to participate in this program, however only participating markets will be eligible for assistance or promotional materials that are made available… Read More

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“Farmers Market” Defined

Alex Canepa November 2, 2017

The federal government, along with many states and commonwealths define “farmers market” in statute or code. These definitions determine eligibility for participation in programs including the WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Programs as well as state-administered farmers market certification programs. In the interest of consumer protection, lawmakers in multiple states have also explicitly prohibited… Read More