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Safe. From our farm to your table.

By Shannon Sparks Being a mother isn’t always easy. But it’s always worth it. You want the best for your children, but sometimes you question the decisions you make. Do we buy the expensive baby swing or do we opt for the more economical one? What are the right food choices for nutrition and safety? [...]

Animal care is my responsibility

By Justin Dauer I’m often puzzled by the notion that livestock are abused in pursuit of the almighty dollar. I know some of that sentiment is generated by images seen on television or the internet of animal mistreatment. Just to set the record straight, I think anyone who abuses livestock should be out of the [...]

Garden-Fresh Zucchini Bread

This guest post is provided by Kendra Holubec, a Texas farm wife and Texas Farm Bureau member. Kendra chronicles life on her family's farm through her blog, Texas Farm Chic. By Kendra Holubec It’s that time of year—the time when the zucchini plants go WILD!  Every winter, I dream of fresh zucchini—can't wait to taste [...]

The conversation begins between farmers and consumers

By Gene Hall My mother, one of the world’s gifted peacemakers, often told me, “There are two sides to everything.” Bridging the gap between some anti-agriculture activists and farmers and ranchers is a pretty big challenge, but as Mom said, there are two sides. There are a lot of people out there who have not [...]

Potato Salad Potluck

By Kelly Bogard How many of you like potato salad? Well, at Texas Table Top, we love potato salad, but we can’t decide which one is best. With Labor Day weekend approaching, I asked several coworkers at Texas Farm Bureau to bring their favorite potato salad recipe. The response was great! Every person brought a completely different [...]

September 2, 2011|Categories: Holiday Treats, Recipes, Side Dishes|Tags: , , , |0 Comments