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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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Whiskful Thinking-A Whole Foods Bakery

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”-Ben Franklin  Meet Deb Hendley, creator and baker at Whiskful Thinking-A Whole Foods Bakery. With a menu full of goodies from cookies, to scones, to chocolate cake, Whiskful Thinking can provide delightful sweet treats that you wouldn’t believe are vegan, organic, gluten-free and HEALTHY for you! … Continued

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Local Producer Series: E3 Farm

When he’s not ranking in the top 10 at Texas FFA agronomy competitions, playing baritone in his marching band, attending networking events, or doing homework, Ethan Carter is building a business with his hands in the soil. At the youthful age of 15, Ethan has delved into a full-time project that has exceeded his expectations, … Continued

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Local Producer Series: Sarita’s Organic Tortillas

It all happened naturally for Sarita’s Organic Tortillas. What began as a craving for freshly homemade tortillas turned into a local craze in Lubbock, TX. Sarah and Jay Castro, owners of Sarita’s Organic Tortillas are a customer favorite at the Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market “We lived in the Mission District in San Francisco…hand-made, fresh tortillas … Continued

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Farmer’s Market Fever

The time has come! Farmer’s Market season is finally here. It’s all we think or talk about now. The fresh tomatoes, onions, cheese, milk, soaps, hand-made trinkets, and everything in between are on my mind. Finally, after over half a year, it’s back in action baby! First of all, we’re obviously ecstatic for Farmer’s Markets … Continued

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