By Shelby Shank When you think of cantaloupe, you think of Pecos. When you think of peaches, you think of Fredericksburg. But if somebody says strawberries, Poteet is the place that comes to mind. Those strawberries are the heart of 4G Reyes Farms where cousins David Reyes and Joel Garcia carry on their family’s tradition [...]
By Emmy Powell Christmas is right around the corner, which means Santa Clause, his elves and reindeer are gearing up for their flight across the world to visit every boy and girl! While the elves rest up at the North Pole, Santa Clause drops off presents and refuels at homes that left him milk and [...]
Farming and ranching are the roots that hold a family legacy, bring together communities and fuel the world economy. Agriculture is a part of each of us.
By Jennifer Dorsett Have you ever taken one of those genealogy DNA tests and found you had a second cousin living just down the street? Or, maybe, like me, you’ve lived someplace far away from all your relatives, and someone else took you in and “adopted” you. Now you consider them family. Texas agriculture is [...]
By Jessica Domel If you stop by any garden center, you can buy the seeds, load up your soil and even buy nutrients to help your garden grow. So, why do we need large-scale farms? I’ve heard these questions asked a number of times, especially as the locavore movement gained traction. If I can grow [...]