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Golden Spread Farmer’s Market: Amarillo’s oldest farmer’s market

By Hattie Robb     A collective of growers and cottage food producers located within 150 miles of Amarillo, Golden Spread Farmer’s Market is dedicated to promoting local foodsheds and providing the best produce to the area. Originating over thirty years ago, Golden Spread is Amarillo’s oldest and largest true farmer’s market. The market was … 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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Thanksgiving with Local Llano

We have much to be thankful for on the Llano Estacado. Record rainfalls this spring, a good growing season, and a bountiful harvest is just wrapping up. Thankfully (pun intended!) the day to reflect on all of our blessings is less than two weeks away! What better way to celebrate family, friends, and our local communities … 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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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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Local Producer Series: Smiling Coyote Farms

Local Llano has begun a producer series for an in-depth look into the farmers, vendors and more of the Llano Estacado region. Get to know your producers on a more personal level. In this edition, Smiling Coyote Farm, a small farm-to-table producer of chemical-free, high quality fruits, vegetables, and herbs. Woody Williams, the proprietor of Smiling Coyote Farm, meticulously … Continued

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What’s the Dill?!

Have any left over produce or veggies from this summer’s late harvest? Try pickling! Pickling can be a fun activity for the family, a great hors d’oeuvre to impress the in-laws, or just another way to show off your culinary skills. Popular Pickling Products Pickling is a flexible art, just don’t over season and it’s hard … Continued

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Eat, Drink, and Hang: Local Events in October

It’s no secret the weather in September and October is about the best anyone could ask for. It’s such a nice reprieve from the Llano Estacado’s dog days of summer. When September rolls around, we’re ready for outdoor activities, and these are a few of the best we found. This is a quick list of events … Continued

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