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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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A Local Holiday Season

With our countdown to Thanksgiving being just a week away, we have officially entered the holiday season! If you’re hosting family and friends for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner, or any holiday parties, you might be feeling some stress to get everything ready in time. Don’t fret, locavores, we put together some tips to make your … Continued

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Local Producer Series: Double Shovel Christmas Tree Farm

This week, we’re continuing our in-depth look into farmers, vendors and more of the Llano Estacado region. In this edition, Double Shovel Christmas Tree Farm, a family-owned, “choose and cut” Christmas tree farm. The Webbs had been a military family for 25 years beginning in 1987 and have traveled all over the world. Since 2009, the Webbs … Continued

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