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Growing Together Texas: Non-profit connects communities through food

By Hattie Robb Thanks to Jessica Tullar Caroom’s passion for planting, Lubbock communities and schools are becoming more involved in the region’s food system.   After starting a school garden for Christ the King, Jessica wanted to launch a nonprofit that focuses on helping school and community gardens thrive, especially in lower-income neighborhoods.   “I … Continued

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Paidom Meats

Alan Birkenfeld, of Nazareth, TX. is truly a stand-alone in the field of food production in the Llano Estacado. With a background in agriculture on the family farm, Alan was prepped for a life on the land. After finishing graduate school in August of 1994, Alan paved his own way, and became a pioneer of … Continued

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JX Ranch Natural Beef

Our area has an abundance of great local producers that serve anything from apples to garlic. With all of the options out there, it’s good to know where the good stuff comes from and some of our favorite beef comes from JX Ranch Natural Beef. I had the pleasure of having a conversation with Mimi … Continued

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Local Producer Series: Holy Cow Beef

Welcome back! Local Llano likes to take an in-depth look into farmers, vendors and more in the Llano Estacado region. In this edition, Holy Cow Beef, a family-owned ranch that raises grass-fed black Angus beef. The Warrens truly care to deliver the best quality of beef possible to their customers. Get to know your local beef … Continued

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