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24Aug 2018

On May 21st through 23rd, farmers, food system workers, government officials, and nonprofit leadership met in Elgin, Texas to participate in Local Food Leadership and Community Food System trainings lead by a team from Iowa State. The event was sponsored by Iowa State University, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Texas Southern University, Texas Center for Local Food, […]

21Aug 2018

In Gary, Indiana, a reimagined building, now serving as a work space is shaking up the way that local businesses grow, meet, work, and collaborate. Arthouse: A Social Kitchen, Inc.  provides access to a commercial kitchen for local residents and emerging businesses. It also proudly offers a culinary business incubation program (CBI), rental space for […]

17Aug 2018

Director of Operations Organization: F2M Texas Posted by TFM Operations – Aug 09, 2018 Posted in Nonprofit Job Address: PO BOX 14984, Austin, TX, 78761 Start Date: Sep 01, 2018 Application Due Date: Sep 01, 2018 Position Details:Position Title: Director of Operations Classification: Full-time, salaried Reports to: Executive Director Position Summary: The Director of Operations oversees and completes a wide variety of […]

10Aug 2018

IN HONOR OF LARRY BUTLER & HIS LEGACY: The Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance Announces  the Larry Butler Memorial Scholarship Fund for Beginning Farmers Now Accepting Donations in Larry’s Honor   Larry Butler, farmer and a long-time leader in the local food community of Texas, died of liver cancer at the age of 70 on June […]

01Aug 2018

Texas State University’s Department of Agriculture will host the 2nd Annual Small Producers Conference August 13 – 15, 2018 Conference Registration is open, register here. Small Equipment Demonstration to be held on August 15th The conference will be held in the Department of Agriculture’s building on Texas State University’s campus from August 13th-14th and followed by […]

31Jul 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages America’s farmers and ranchers to nominate candidates to lead, serve and represent their community on their local county committee. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will accept nominations for county committee members beginning Friday, June 15, 2018. Producers across the country are already serving on committees where they play […]

30Jul 2018

  It’s always such a pleasure to run into farmer friends (and former Texans). Sue and Farmer Katie Tritsch were able to catch up recently and talk strategy for the Texas Center for Local Food. Big things to come, so make sure to stay tuned! Farmer Katie currently works at Singing Frog Farms in Sebastopol, […]