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Caprock Berry Farms: The Higher the Risk, the Sweeter the Reward.

By Hattie Robb With its freezing winters and dusty springs, one can easily assume the Llano Estacado region is only suitable for growing cotton and raising cattle. However, a young couple disproves that theory with their first-generation strawberry farm in Lubbock, Texas. I met with Dakota Keyser, the founder of Caprock Berry Farms, to discuss … Continued

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Adventures in Container Gardening

Hello Locavores! I thought it was about time to introduce myself – I’m Erin and I’ve been working behind the scenes here at Local Llano for about a year now. I hope to meet many of you at our local farmers markets this summer! I’m a busy person. I work full-time and I’m also a … Continued

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Finding the Way to Your Foodshed

By Darryl Birkenfeld We just celebrated Labor Day—best known as the final vacation of summer. It is an interesting holiday because it falls squarely in the middle of the food harvest. Corn fields are ripening, cotton bolls begin to crack open and show their snow-white fiber. But I want to refer to that great river … Continued

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