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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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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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‘Crazy Enough’ at Crazy Hoe Farms

The saying goes something like this: “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” …and ‘crazy enough’ is just the push Amanda Brocato, owner of Crazy Hoe Farms, needed to start up a locally-owned farm in Wolfforth, TX. I had the chance to meet Amanda … Continued

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Christmas with Local Llano

Only a little over a week left before your Christmas holiday begins. Before we introduce Local Llano’s favorite holiday recipe submissions from our Facebook challenge, we want to thank everyone that submitted a recipe from their holiday tradition. We appreciate your food as well as your support! Local Llano asked for your favorite holiday recipes … Continued

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The Local Grind: Yellow House Coffee

By now you should be familiar with our Local Grind series. And for those few who are not, for every blog in the series Local Llano takes an in-depth look into the local coffee sold on the Llano Estacado. What makes these local gems unique from national branches? This week we look at Yellow House … Continued

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Give Jack A Job

Do not let your pristinely carved jack-o-lantern go to waste. Local Llano has some tips to get the very most from your pumpkins before and after carving away. You know what they say, “waste not, want not” and all that environmentally friendly jazz. Here at Local Llano, we are big fans of getting every bit of use from … Continued

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