Local Resources

Native Plants for Oklahoma Pollinators: Online book

This amazing local resource from the Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture details grasses and landscape flowers that support our native bees, butterflies and other important pollinating insects! Great for prairies or for your own landscape.

Adventures in Learning: Free Oklahoma City School Garden Guide

Download this school garden guide, “Adventures in Learning: A Teacher’s Guide to Exploration and Discovery in OKC School Gardens,” which includes Oklahoma City-specific gardening information, curriculum resources, and year-round school garden activities. OKC Urban Ag Coalition offers this free resource to all teachers and educators.

Adventures in learning – Wellness Committee Presentation

OKC Harvest

This hands-on school garden program provides free on-site garden facilitation, education and planting using sustainable and environmentally sound gardening practices; also available to help teachers develop lessons.

What’s allowed in OKC?

The Oklahoma City Council passed an ordinance in 2013 that supports a wide range of urban agriculture activities, including rainwater harvesting, composting, greenhouses, and urban farms and gardens. Find out more at this helpful, downloadable brochure from the City of OKC.

What grows well here?

The OSU-OKC Extension service offers a number of fact sheets with tips on growing fruits, vegetables, and nuts in an urban setting.

The Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture offers a number of resources for urban farmers.

Monarch and pollinator presentation


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