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Chipotle: Marketing machine or responsible food supplier?

By Julie Tomascik No more GMOs? That’s the route Chipotle announced it’s taking. Because the burrito giant wants to sell food with “integrity.” I admire that. But I don’t admire the fear-driven marketing scheme that misleads consumers like you and me. The marketing plan they use 365 days a year. Chipotle wants you to believe [...]

Panel has ‘beef’ with eating meat

By Jessica Domel Imagine a world with very little beef, chicken, pork and turkey. A world where your main options are fruits, vegetables and grains. Butter, ice cream, cheese and milk are to be used sparingly. With the abundance of choices at our local grocery stores and farmers’ markets, it’s almost hard to imagine. But [...]

Grocery Price Watch: Food prices drop slightly

By Julie Tomascik Up, up and up. We’ve seen food prices rise over the last couple of years. But not for the beginning of 2015. Texas Farm Bureau’s Grocery Price Watch survey found food prices for the first quarter of 2015 register a slight decline of nearly three percent, ringing in at $49.04 for a basket [...]

Feeding a growing family

By Lindsey Bowers Eat, eat and eat some more. With two growing boys, it’s all we can do to keep enough food in the house. After a day of playing outside, learning at school and helping with chores around the farm, the boys are hungry. And we’re happy to feed their growing appetites, especially knowing [...]

Five ‘good luck’ foods for the New Year

By Julie Tomascik Are you superstitious? Want to start the New Year off right? Then, enjoy these five foods that are supposed to bring you good luck for the next 365 days. Or so tradition says. Grapes. Those who manage to eat 12 grapes before the clock stops chiming will get extra good luck and [...]