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09Feb 2018
Child's writing

We’re excited to be in our 2nd year providing programming about local food and agriculture to Elgin ISD K-5 students enrolled in the after-school program.  The children are involved and engaged in the food preparation process then they get to taste their yummy concoctions!  We source as many ingredients as we can from local farms […]

04Feb 2018

We had a wonderful and very productive time at the TOFGA conference this year.  Here are links to PDFs of our presentations. Value-Added Production with Jonathan Hogan of Wicked Good – Here’s the link to Jonathan’s PDF presentation slides about Wicked Good and here’s the link to a PDF of our presentation “Finding your Opportunity.”  […]

03Feb 2018

What an amazing group of people again at the TOFGA conference this weekend in Georgetown.  Familiar smiles, new smiles and loads of great information being shared. We are working with a team on a Feasibility Study to determine if a central Texas food hub will benefit farmers and we need to hear your voice.  Find […]

21Jan 2018
Sue Beckwith in Iowa snow January 2018

What was I thinking going to Iowa in January?  It was minus 3 degrees!  I attended the Iowa State University Community Food Program annual showcase event for community projects.  The room was packed with folks from across the state sharing their projects from Farm-to-School to commercial kitchens.  The roads were covered in snow and honestly […]

21Dec 2017

As we finish up our Harvey Emergency Relief Fund work, here is an update on our accomplishments.  First let me say – Hooray to our partners and amazing donors!  We really kicked it and did a fabulous job.  It was the work of each of our partners, supporters and friends that brought in national attention and made our campaign […]

11Dec 2017

The Elgin school district (Elgin ISD) is one of only a dozen districts to receive recognition for ground-breaking programs in a special edition of Texas School Business magazine.  This article highlights this outstanding recognition of Elgin ISD’s Farm-to-School program by the Texas Association of School Administrators.   Partnership with the City of Elgin is key to this […]

26Nov 2017

It seems like word games might be fun so this Thanksgiving weekend, we played around a bit.  Try it and see what you think.  BTW, the free site we’re using has ads.  Game will open in a new tab. Try our first word game here  

02Sep 2017

DONATE!  The Texas Center for Local Food is leading a partnership of Texas organizations to provide emergency relief to sustainable and organic family famers as they deal with this horrid situation. We are partnering with Barnraiser on this national campaign.  Please donate today. We aim to raise $40,000 in 30 days to grant $500 each to 80 Texas sustainable […]