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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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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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Farmers Market Forever

Forget farmers market season, we just entered the world of farmers market forever. Just as you thought farmers market season was over, Lubbock is unveiling a new idea: Indoor, year-round farmers markets! Farmers market season is every locavores favorite time of year. Now, you needn’t wait for any season because West Texas Growers and Producers … Continued

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agriCULTURE

HAPPY NEW YEAR! It is a new year and a fresh start this January! As tradition calls, we all make resolutions towards self-betterment and improvement upon prior accomplishments. How often do you feel yourself giving up on these plans early on in the year? Everyone has let a resolution slip as the old routines of … Continued

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The Llano Estacado Freshest Eats: Cantaloupe Edition

If you’ve been to the farmers market recently, you may’ve seen a good supply of cantaloupe. The locally grown ones are fantastic. They’re a little smaller than what you can get at the grocery store, but that pays off when it comes down to flavor. Those miniature Llano Estacado cantaloupes are bursting with big flavors. … Continued

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