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25Oct 2018

Episode 2.2: “Access to Local Food Systems as a Rural Economic Driver” The Texas Center for Local Food is featured in the latest episode of Access, the Federal Reserve’s podcast on community development topics. Each episode asks community members and organizations across the U.S. about programs that help provide access to opportunity for underserved individuals […]

12Oct 2018

Need to Grow Your Farm Profits? Check Out This Opportunity! Link: https://www.ssawg.org/2019-growing-farm-profits-short-course Download Application Here Southern SAWG (Sustainable Agriculture Working Group) is pleased to announce that we will be offering a limited number of $500 travel scholarships along with free tuition for farmer-mentor teams to participate in the January 23–24, 2019 Growing Farm Profits Short Course in […]

24Sep 2018

  Self-care is an important, and often overlooked, aspect of food system sustainability. Join our friend, Dr. Naya Jones, tomorrow from 5-6pm at the SAC Ballroom on UT Campus as she explores the topic self-care through a personal, interpersonal, and collective lens. Free T-shirts and food while supplies last! Details: Tuesday, September 25 from 5pm […]

18Sep 2018

The Texas Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Services is looking for Soil Conservationists in 27 cities across Texas. Vacancy announcement NRCS-18-0570-DE-CF, Soil Conservationist, GS-0457-05/07/09, opened September 14, 2018.  The scheduled closing date of this announcement is September 21, 2018.  Full details of the positions can be found at:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/510944300. Open Positions are available in the […]

18Sep 2018

GRANT PROCESS Grant applications will be available beginning September 13, 2018 through October 12, 2018. All applications must be digitally received by October 12, 2018 (by midnight). Any applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Grant applications will be reviewed and considered by the AFWA 2018 Grant Selection Committee, a panel composed of community […]

13Sep 2018

When I asked a group today what value they would get from starting a new local food business, I heard “To take care of the world”, “To provide healthy food for our community”, “To support our local farms”, “Because homemade tastes better is is healthier and more tasty”, and “To bring our culture to the […]

04Sep 2018

Have a great idea for a small food business, but don’t know where to start? Interested in Cottage Food Law and how to sell foods made in your home to the public? Then join the Texas Center for Local Food for an evening of lively discussion with Chris Johnson of Stellar Gourmet Foods, as he helps us navigate […]