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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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Canning 101

The process of canning has been around for centuries and is still widely used today. Canning is a method of preserving food that allows you to store food contents for long periods – even several years. Canning methods used today – i.e., the use of a two-part canning lid – dates to the early 20th … Continued

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WE MISS GREEN BEANS

‘Tis the season that it’s too cold to be outside to plant or harvest. But with spring peeking its head around the corner, we’re reminiscing about the days that we could spend all day with our raised beds and canning equipment! The process of canning your own green beans is SO FUN. Especially when you have … Continued

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Eating Fresh Into Fall: Basics of Preservation

Just because the seasons are changing doesn’t mean you have to give up your local produce habit. It just means you’ll have some planning and prepping to do. The end of farmers market season has come, but you still have a chance to stock up on all the Llano Estacado’s best. It’d be nice if saving … Continued

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