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Meet a Texas citrus farmer: Dale Murden

By Amanda Hill Even in the midst of cold winter weather, Texans can get a taste of fresh, juicy citrus fruits grown right here in the Lone Star State. Did you know that Texas citrus farmers grow grapefruit from November through March each year? Meet Dale Murden, a South Texas citrus farmer. Dale has grown [...]

March 5, 2013|Categories: Citrus, Meet a Farmer|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Meet a Texas catfish farmer: Darrell Bowers

By Amanda Hill When you think of agriculture in Texas, you probably think of cattle and cotton–maybe even corn and pecans. But what about catfish? Yes, there are catfish farmers here in the Lone Star State, working hard to make sure you can get fresh fish from their ponds to your table in just two [...]

Grocery Price Watch: Steady food prices for Texans

By Amanda Hill Good news, Texans! On average, food prices are holding steady at the grocery store, according to Texas Farm Bureau's Grocery Price Watch survey. Based on the survey's third-quarter results, Texans paid $44.91—on average—for a basket of 16 staple food items. Check out the full Grocery Price Watch survey results below, or read [...]

Farm gem among Fort Worth skyscrapers

By Amanda Hill We talk a lot on Texas Table Top about connecting customers with farmers. There's a growing interest in meeting the men and women who grow our produce, and many people like to buy local food. Fortunately, we live in a society that creates markets to meet customers' desires and needs. Customers want [...]

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 [...]