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Weiners Family Garden-Groom, TX

We headed up to Groom, Texas with every intention of solely learning about Jesse Wieners and Weiners Family Garden. What came out of it was so much more than an interview. This past spring, Jesse’s hay caught fire and all profits were lost. Jesse posted about the fire on his personal Facebook page and received … Continued

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Weiners Family Garden-Groom, TX

We headed up to Groom, Texas with every intention of solely learning about Jesse Wieners and Weiners Family Garden. What came out of it was so much more than an interview. This past spring, Jesse’s hay caught fire and all profits were lost. Jesse posted about the fire on his personal Facebook page and received … Continued

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Me’s Gluten Free Baked Goods-Amarillo, TX

Introducing Me’s Gluten Free Baked Goods: owned and operated by Robin Mitchell, who started selling her specially-baked 100% gluten free goodies at the Canyon Farmer’s market this summer. Special products of Me’s Gluten Free Bakery include: The Brookie ( ½ Chocolate Chip Cookie ½ Brownie), Mock Starbucks Lemon Bread, and Apple Bread. Robin started eating and … Continued

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Quail Feather Farms-Slaton, TX

Drive a few miles outside of Lubbock, TX and you’ll find a magical garden layered with vegetables, flowers, and two hard-working stewards of the land: Ashley and Josh, of Quail Feather Farms. Ashley and Josh began their journey as local farmers nearly 15 years ago, when they started sharing ideas and dreams of one day … Continued

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Talltex Beef-Dalhart, TX

Talltex Beef, in Dalhart, TX, is owned by David and Christine Meyer. They are a relatively new business that is growing fast and has a lot to offer: grass-fed beef, sheep, and several crops including black-eyed peas, sunflowers, and milo. David explains that he can’t keep enough lamb sausage around! (It’s very yummy). People come … Continued

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Your Local FARMacy-Bushland, TX

“Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.” Something that Charles Murphy and his family live by on their farm in Bushland, Texas; about a two-acre property filled with vegetables, and a few fruits mixed in. Charles, his wife and their three kids: Charlize (12), Gentry (8), and Charles AKA Buzz (6) all … Continued

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Gee’s Family Sweet Corn

Tired of not getting the sweetest corn from the local grocery store? Look no further than Amarillo Texas’s very own sweet corn farm, family owned and operated by Tim and Michele Gee. Gee Family Farm & Sweet Corn promises it is the freshest, sweetest corn you will ever taste! The Gee’s have owned the farm … Continued

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Jupiter’s Garden: Amarillo, TX

This week, we were fortunate enough to travel and learn about all new kinds of plants in a small but powerful garden, in Amarillo. Kajsa Mason has been gardening for a few years but recently, she took up medicinal plants, and native plants to expand her garden. Kajsa has a list of interesting plants, but … Continued

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Revolution Farms: Crosbyton, TX

Revolution Farms are the local tomato producers that you don’t want to miss! With a mission to grow local produce and provide consumers with the benefits of fresh food, Quentin Clendenen (owner) tells us more. “I guess I was always interested in greenhouses. When I’d drive by them on the highway, I’d almost break my … Continued

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Canyon Crest Farms-Spearman, TX

Canyon Crest Farms is located in the rural agricultural area of Spearman, Texas. Owned and operated by Donia and Jason Varnon; their mission is to bring fresh produce to their small towns. Donia explained during the interview that because they live in such a rural area, shipping fresh produce is just too expensive: “If the … Continued

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Canyon Farmer’s Market

Canyon welcomed in summer on June 30th with the first Farmer’s Market of the season! This year there are 20 plus vendors, including locally grown from food to local artisans. Also available is free yoga on the lawn provided by Crossties Yoga. Canyon’s Farmer’s Market board wants you to know “The Mission of the Canyon … Continued

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One Year Later: Tir Bluen Farm

This week’s Farm Feature is one of Ogallala Common’s former interns, Justin Trammel with Tir Bluen Farm. Tir Bluen is an organically minded farm that has pasture-raised chickens, pigs and sheep. Justin also produces an abundant amount of vegetables. Tir Bluen isn’t just your average farm; they raise old heritage breeds. His sheep are originally … Continued

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Creek House Honey Farm-Canyon, TX

Creek House Honey Farm is owned and operated by Paige & George Nester; just east of Canyon, Texas. I sat down with Paige to learn all the tricks and trades of the beekeeping business. I was truly amazed at all the ins and outs of the business. I could’ve sat and listened to her talk … Continued

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