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Revolution Farms: Crosbyton, TX

Revolution Farms are the local tomato producers that you don’t want to miss! With a mission to grow local produce and provide consumers with the benefits of fresh food, Quentin Clendenen (owner) tells us more. “I guess I was always interested in greenhouses. When I’d drive by them on the highway, I’d almost break my … Continued

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Food Allergies on the Farm

For most peanut farming families, peanut butter sandwiches are a daily meal out in the fields. Whether it’s with honey, jelly or just a spoonful of their favorite peanut butter, most farmers love to eat what they grow. For the Furgeson family, things weren’t that simple on their 1000 acre peanut farm. Anthony and Traci … Continued

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The Freshest Coffee This Side of the Llano

Real. Good. Coffee. Meet Zane and Zach, owners of Gold Stripe Coffee Roasters in Lubbock, TX. The two brothers are changing the game of what quality coffee means in our region, roasting fresh coffee beans on site, offering the

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Moonlight Market

The Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market began as an offshoot of the Downtown Art Market that started May 2009. Now, the First Friday Art Trail is a “must-do” downtown Lubbock event each month. We’re celebrating six years this season and have become the largest community-based farmers market in Lubbock and surrounding areas.

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Local Business Series: Long Wooden Spoon Brewing

Ever tried a Green Chili beer? How about a Pumpkin Porter brewed from locally grown pumpkins in Floydada, TX? Maybe you don’t have a favorite…but head into Amarillo’s first brewery, Long Wooden Spoon Brewing…and you’re sure to find a fresh brew that hits the spot. This month, we met with owners Jared and Kim Read … Continued

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Yogurt And All The Good Stuff

In an age of health and wellness trends across America, Mid Fresian Dairy remains ahead of the curve. Meet the van der Ploeg family, who operate a 3,000 head dairy in Clovis, NM, producing fresh, whole yogurt for the Texas and New Mexico region.   Growing up in the province of Friesland in the Netherlands, … Continued

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Sweet Series: Sugarista Bakery

There’s nothing quite like a warm cookie to brighten your day. Even better if it’s red velvet, am I right? If red velvet isn’t your flavor of choice, choose from 25 others, including the eclipse (half brownie/chocolate chip), mint mocha, brown sugar, or the newest customer favorite, caliente craze. Kimberly Cantu, owner and baker at … Continued

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Local Producer Series: Tománek Farms, LLC

The Tománek Family Farm has had a name in the great state of Texas since 1907, when Joseph and Anna Tománek sailed from Czechoslovakia to Galveston, TX. In 1921, the family settled in Gilliland, Texas and raised eight children. Fast forward to 2016, when great-granddaughter, Sara Tománek Norman, decided to keep the name alive, introducing … Continued

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10 Healthy Recipes

It’s the start of a NEW YEAR! Every person may have their own goals to accomplish in 2018 or focus on a particular word/phrase. If your new year’s resolution is to focus on healthy foods this roundup of 10 healthy recipes is for you and our family. We’ve personally tried many of these dishes and … Continued

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10 Christmas Recipes

Christmas is one week away and you may be needing some ideas for breakfast, dinner, cocktails, and desserts. Local Llano has created a roundup of 10 Christmas recipes that everyone can enjoy. Let’s start off with #1. Mistletoe Margaritas from How Sweet Eats #2 Garlic Butter Herb Prime Rib from the Recipe Critic #3 Cranberry Salsa from the … Continued

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Introducing Hunger and Horticulture

‘Tis the season to be jolly! Each holiday season, something special happens: diverse groups come together, we surrender our differences, and kindness is spread throughout. This month, we sat down with Andrew Black, Regional Director of the Texas Hunger Initiative to learn about the many acts of kindness and collaboration that are happening with the … Continued

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Kelle B Jammin’

“I can’t just jam a few days a week. I wanna jam every day!” She’s hip, she’s innovative, she’s passionate: Meet Kelle Barnard, who ‘b jammin’’ all day, errday.  In an era where making jam seems to be a dying craft, Kelle B. Jammin’ is bringing back the spirit of using local products to create … Continued

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Local Producer Series: Tir Bluen Farm

“If we take care of the soil to start with, the land will take care of us.” Meet Justin Trammell, owner of Tir Bluen Farms in Amarillo, TX. Justin is a young farmer well versed in the world of regenerative agriculture and eco-farming in the Texas Panhandle. “These are relatively new terms. However, I believe … Continued

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