Local Farms and Ranches in Texas are supporting the National Farm To School Program (FTS) to ensure a nutritious source of food for students in and around Texas. By bringing locally grown sustainable produce to schools FTS is improving student health one lunch at a time.
The Green Gate Farms was restored by Skip Connett and Erin Flynn. They left their corporate careers in public health and with little knowledge on community-supported agriculture. Despite this, they set out to restore the historic Green Gate Farms. Their mission/vision was to create “a community (food) resource for neighbors of all incomes” and to […]
The Hope Farms in Houston, Texas, is a 7-acre urban agricultural operation. It was a project of Recipe for Success Foundation organized in 2005. Hope Farms “wants to lessen the number of people in the US who are suffering from health problems”. These problems include obesity, heart disease, diabetes, by changing their eating habits. They […]
Bordering the Gulf of Mexico, 40 miles outside Houston, Moon Dog Farms is a small “family-owned vegetable farm and fruit orchard in Santa Fe, Texas”. The owners Alex McPhail and Casey McAuliffe. They started their venture in the winter of 2013, on a piece of borrowed family land. Moreover, they use “farming practices that are […]
Headed by Executive Chef Nick Walker, the Profound Kitchen utilizes the freshest farm ingredients and transforms them into value-added products & meal kits! They have ultra-unique salad dressings, salad dressings, sauces, and other products guaranteed to give a chef twist to your food wherever you are!