Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture

According to James E. Horne, PhD., President and CEO - The Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit educational foundation. Established in 1985, the foundation headquarters is located on the historic Kerr Ranch near Poteau in southeastern Oklahoma.Under the dynamic leadership of Kerr Center president and CEO Dr. James E. Horne, the organization has focused on finding sustainable solutions to the economic, social and environmental challenges facing Oklahoma's farmers, ranchers and rural communities.On 285 acres, the center has established its Stewardship Farm and Ranch where staff members work with meat goats, Pineywoods cattle, poultry, organic and horticulture crops.Through its award-winning local/community foods program, the center supports initiatives that make locally-grown foods accessible to Oklahomans of all ages and income levels, everywhere in the state. Projects include The Oklahoma Food Connection, a directory of farms and farmers selling locally and the Buy Fresh Buy Local program.Throughout the year, the Kerr Center sponsors or participates in educational events such as workshops and field days.This website offers extensive free information and resources on farming and gardening, raising livestock, and buying and selling locally. For more information contact Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture at: You can fax Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture at (918) 647-8712.
Phone number: 
(918) 647-9123


P.O. Box 588
Poteau, OK 74953
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