Featuring interesting tidbits on Texas food, restaurants and fiber.
By Jennifer Dorsett March 2, 1836. A day etched in Texas history. It’s the day Texas was declared a republic, despite the odds. It’s Texas Independence Day. That day Texas legends were born. Today, we honor those Texans, their independence and fortitude. We remember the Alamo. Remember Goliad. We celebrate the vision they fought so [...]
By Jennifer Dorsett Everything’s bigger and better in the Lone Star State. Even agriculture. I’ve put quite a few miles on my vehicle in the last month as I traveled to visit some of our state’s farmers and ranchers. And there are five things I think everyone should know about Texas agriculture. 5. There are [...]
By Kelly Bogard This time of year is tough for me as a foodie. I like being outside and cooking outside. But right now, that's not really an option. Between the ever-changing temperature and the much-needed rain we are getting here in Central Texas, I can't seem to motivate myself to prepare something for the grill [...]
By Julie Tomascik Fresh food straight from the garden. Crops ready to harvest in the field. Both have to start somewhere. With a seed. And unlimited options. Different varieties. Numerous brands. Diverse technology. It’s a tough decision. One that both farmers and gardeners have to dig deeper into. So much goes into that choice—soil type, [...]
By Kelly Bogard We all know Texas is a large state, and agriculture is a major economic driver. But how many of you knew that Texas is the fifth largest producer of sweet potatoes? Most are grown in Van Zandt County in East Texas. And they taste delicious on my table. Hot days and warm nights [...]