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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) School Snacks

Let’s face it, snacks are important. To a kid, snacks are an irreplaceable delicacy. Unfortunately, a lot of the snack foods available today are packed with preservatives and lacking in basic nutrition. But don’t fret! We have some ideas for whipping up healthy, local (and not to mention delectable) snacks to send—or eat—with your kids! … Continued

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DIY Summer Fruit & Veggie Chips

The marketing genius behind Lays’ famous old slogan was not mistaken when they coined the phrase, “bet you can’t have just one!” We’ve all been in this situation: a bag of deliciously tempting potato chips is placed in front of you. You tell yourself you’ll just have one, maybe two. Fifteen minutes later, you find … Continued

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