Texas Table Top—Celebrating the foods, places and people of the Lone Star State.



Fun in the field

By Jessica Domel I've decided there's nothing more exhilarating than watching children become excited about learning—especially when it comes to agriculture. The other day, I was invited to attend the 25th anniversary of the Medina County Ag in the Classroom in Hondo, and I have to say, even as a farm kid, I had a blast. I [...]

March 26, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Celebrating food on National Ag Day

By Amanda Hill We Americans have much to celebrate. Nearly all of us have calendars filled with celebrations—birthdays, weddings, new babies. We can almost always find a reason to gather with our friends and family and express our gratitude for someone or something. Today, we have another reason to celebrate. It's the 40th anniversary of [...]

March 19, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Talk of the table

By Jessica Domel Today, after eight hours on the road, staring at the beautiful countryside of Texas through my windshield, I came to the conclusion that Texas may be the Lone Star State, but there's nothing "lone" about anything we do. I drove from Waco, through Austin, Seguin, San Antonio, George West and all the [...]

February 5, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Holiday food poisoning: Not even Martha is immune

By Amanda Hill Did you hear? It’s true—the domestic queen herself, Martha Stewart, says she spent her Thanksgiving holiday recovering from salmonella poisoning after handling too many raw birds. Proof that no one is perfect when it comes to food safety during the holidays. The holidays can be a hectic time, but it’s worth taking [...]

December 11, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |4 Comments

20 Questions – Texas agriculture style

By Jessica Domel Growing up spending most of my time riding on county roads in the middle of nowhere, I began to play a game with my dad called, "What crop is that?" I realize that to some people it may sound a little weird, but it was just one way I found to entertain [...]

December 4, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments