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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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A-MAZE-ingly Good Gourds

As October comes to a close, Local Llano would like to remind you that pumpkins are still a pickin’. Listed below are some local farms in the Llano Estacado that are still selling your favorite jack-o-lanterns. We have also included some spooky fun family activities that these producers are putting together just for the holiday! … Continued

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The Local Grind: Palace Coffee Company

Palace Coffee In Canyon and Amarillo Palace Coffee is owned and operated by Patrick and Krystal Burns of Amarillo. They opened their first shop on The Square in Canyon, TX in July 2011. Since then, they’ve expanded to offer a second location in downtown (Polk & 8th) Amarillo. They’ve recently begun planning a third shop, supposedly … Continued

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World-Class Coffee On The Llano Estacado

Nothing knocks the chill of fall off better than a warm cup of joe. While you might think the Northwest is especially known for high-quality bean juice, there is a great coffee scene on the Llano Estacado as well. To help you combat the cool that should be descending on our area in the weeks … Continued

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Llano Estacado Agritainment Calendar

Last week we told you about some fall fun outdoor activities, here. All those recommendations centered around locally made food and drink. This week we’re bringing you a new list of outdoor fun related to agriculture in our area. Activities centered around ag are often referred to as agritainment. In this specific instance we’re including … Continued

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Farmers Market Season on the Llano Estacado

We have experienced a season of exceptional rain here on the Panhandle High Plains. It has been years since spring showed up as it did this year, with timely moisture. It will be great to see the outcome at the local farmers market. Look for produce to be available in abundance and expect garlic, onions … Continued

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