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Students Abuzz Over Beekeeping Class
By GRANT D. CRAWFORD CNHI News Oklahoma
TAHLEQUAH — A new buzz around Tahlequah centers on a class held through Northeastern State University’s Continuing Education Program. Instructor for the beekeeping class, George McLaughlin Jr., said it’s a good course for anyone interested in stowing bees.
Founder of area seed-saver group looks for plants that ‘grow like weeds’ here
When McLaughlin moved to Northeastern Oklahoma, he wanted to start a seed-savers group for the local climate and environment. “In my opinion, nothing compares to Green County because of our extremes,” said McLaughlin. He began to look for plants that “grow like weeds” in this environment, most of which are not commercially available. “We will never stop discovering what will do well here,” said McLaughlin.
Class Teaches Students to Make Dairy Delicacies
By Sean Rowley / CNHI News Oklahoma
“When it comes to keeping fresh foods in the refrigerator or freezer, fruits and vegetables may come to mind before cheese. Several types of cheese were discussed, including chevre, cheddar, garlic-slicing cheese and quark. ‘The only people I’ve met who know about quark are of German descent, whose grandparents came over from Germany,’ McLaughlin said. ‘It lasts a couple of generations and that is as far as it goes. They forget.”
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