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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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Local Producer Series: Freanna Original Yoghurt

  This week, we’re continuing our in-depth look into farmers, vendors and more of the Llano Estacado region. In this edition, Freanna Original Yoghurt, a family-owned dairy farm and yoghurt production company. Karla van der Ploeg, the proprietor of Freanna Original Yoghurt, and her family have been in the dairy business for seven or eight generations … Continued

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