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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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Adventures in Container Gardening: An Update

Good morning Locavores!   Today, I wanted to share an update on my garden. Several months ago, I started my garden solely so I could share my experiences as a first time gardener with all of you. It was definitely an adventure.  Today, I am bonafide gardner. (ok, not really, MOST of my plants are … Continued

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Adventures in Container Gardening: BYE MOSQUITOS!

Summer is so close that we can just about smell that summer sun. There’s not much that we can complain about a long and hot summer but let’s be honest, the mosquitos are damper on that summer fun.   It’s always a hassle to get the kids holding out their arms and spinning until they’re … Continued

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DYI Container Garden: Salad Gardens

Hello Locavores,    It’s Erin and I’m back with an update on my container garden! I’m successfully growing a total of seven tiny tomatoes and two tiny bell peppers.    Due to my semi-success in my first garden, a fellow locavore recommended taking my garden to the next level by planting lettuce. He assured me … Continued

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