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My food bucket list

By Jessica Domel I have a confession to make. I never made a bucket list. I have dreams and aspirations, but I never really sat down and put the pen to paper. Well, that all changed Saturday. I blame the Food Network. I was watching a food challenge of some sort and got the idea [...]

July 29, 2014|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Burrito baron disses American ranchers

By Jessica Domel Chipotle is at it again. Just months after their ad campaign bashing farmers and ranchers, they once again deal a slap to the face of American agriculture. The Mexican grill, known for its burritos and tacos, has announced they’ll be importing their beef from Australia. You read that right. Instead of working [...]

June 17, 2014|Categories: Beef, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , |11 Comments

Ups and downs of local food

By Amanda Hill Since starting Texas Table Top more than two years ago, we've seen the local food movement grow in popularity. Texans want to buy fruits, vegetables, meats and other staples from other Texans—whether at a farmer's market or at their neighborhood grocery store. I actually think that's why Texas Table Top is read [...]

September 10, 2013|Categories: Featured|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Exploring the many crops of the Lone Star State

By Jessica Domel You never know what you’re going to find on the back roads of Texas. I've lived in this state my entire life, and every time we go on a trip, I find something new at which to marvel. Sometimes I feel like a little kid because I get so excited learning about the different [...]

April 23, 2013|Categories: Specialty Crops|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Greetings, Earthlings! Celebrating Earth Month

By Amanda Hill Greetings, Earthlings! April is Earth Month, and on Monday, we’ll celebrate Earth Day. In honor of Earth Month, Texas-based Whole Foods Market is running a campaign called “Welcome home, Earthlings.” During the month of April, Whole Foods is talking with its customers and others on the web about food and the environment [...]

April 16, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments