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Farm Aid
Community supported agriculture: the proof is in the produce, and Central Texas consumers are noticing
"...and a common source. We are all subscribers to Hairston Creek Farm's Community Supported Agriculture program. Zucchini, green beans,..."

Nov. 29, 2002 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Sarah Rowland Dies at 53
One of the matriarchs of the area organic farm movement died Friday
"...visionary group of couples who pioneered the modern organic farm movement in Central Texas, founding Hairston Creek Farm near..."

Aug. 26, 2012 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Farmers' Market Report: April 19-20, 2014
The first summer squash, chocolate bunnies, and iceberg lettuce
"...Fruitful Hills Farm has beaten all the other farmers to the punch,..."

April 18, 2014 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Farmers Market Report: November 9-10, 2013
Tomatoes are back! Plus a new Sunday market in South Austin
"...Ottmers Family Farm (Sunset Valley) has a good tomato crop, Johnson’s Backyard..."

Nov. 8, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Food-o-File
Sarah's Party, a benefit for Sarah Rowland of Hairston Creek Farm, will feature locally produced foods and beverages and a silent auction
"...one of four couples who pioneered the modern organic farm and farmers' market movement in Central Texas in the..."

May 23, 2008 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Farmers’ Market Report: Oct. 26-27, 2013
Sweet peppers, butternut squash, lettuce, apples, and bacon
"...any of the miracle autumn sweet corn grown by Farmer John of 2 Happy Children Farm. He has had..."

Oct. 25, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Food-o-File
Virginia B. Wood serves up some serious restaurant news in this week's "Food-o-File."
"...over his mangling of information about some Central Texas farmers in a recent column he wrote about the health..."

May 30, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Farm to markets continue to grow
"...at Jack Allen's Kitchen was packed last Saturday afternoon. Farm families with weathered hands and sunburned faces were relaxing..."

Aug. 31, 2012 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Farmers' Market Report: April 5-6, 2014
Bluegrass, celery, strawberries, goat cheese, and hailstones
"...Pictured above are bouquets by Prickly Pair Farm at the Mueller Farmers' Market. Before I get into..."

April 4, 2014 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

The Farmers’ Market Report: April 12-13, 2014
Rhubarb, artichokes, asparagus, lamb roasts, and dog shampoo
"...above are from the STAR table at the Barton Creek Farmers’ Market, and Mr. Star says that he will..."

April 11, 2014 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Into Town
Will Austin shoppers support a Downtown farmers' market?
"...When the new Austin Farmers' Market opens this weekend in Republic Square Park, the..."

May 2, 2003 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Farmers Market Report: Sept. 7
What to expect at the markets this Saturday
"...absolutely biggest news this week is that a new farmers market is opening!..."

Sept. 7, 2012 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Event Menu: May 29–31
Sarah's Party and Ararat's Mid-East Fusion light up the weekend with fundraising and fire dancing
"...Central Texas farmers, chefs, and artisan food and beverage producers invite you..."

May 30, 2008 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Farmers' Market Report: March 15-16, 2014
Asparagus, green garlic, dandelion greens, and milkweed for Monarchs
"...is a lot going on this weekend at the Farmers’ Markets, by which I mean, winter vegetables are still..."

March 14, 2014 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Farmers’ Market Report: Feb 1-2, 2014
Marinara, spinach, apples, rainbow trout, and strawberries
"...Lately, I usually buy my tomatoes at the Downtown..."

Jan. 31, 2014 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Last-Minute Culinary Stocking Stuffer Ideas – for Both Pre- and Post-Holiday Shopping!
In case you're still trying to shop for that foodie on your list
"...members right now for winter and spring delivery of farm-fresh produce: Farmhouse Delivery, www.farmhousedelivery.com Green Gate Farms, www.greengatefarms.net Johnson's Backyard Garden,..."

Dec. 24, 2010 Food Feature

Farmers Market Report: July 13-14, 2013
Melons, peppers, cucumbers, squash, okra
"...a lot cooler out in the country, so the farmers are still managing to grow things – there are..."

July 12, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Food-o-File
Mark and Melanie McAfee set the Barr high
"...been arduous. "The Texas Department of Agriculture certifies organic farms in Texas based on guidelines established by the USDA,..."

July 27, 2007 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Farmers Market Report: August 10-11, 2013
Sunday markets thriving in the shade
"...The Sunday morning farmers markets are thriving in spite of the August heat...."

Aug. 9, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Second Helpings: Community Supported Agriculture Subscription Farms
How to join community supported agriculture subscription farms.
"...Austin eateries, check here. For more information about CSA's, farmstands, and farmer's markets, contact the Sustainable Food Center (236-0074)..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Food Column

Second Helpings: Community-Supported Agriculture

Oct. 24, 2003 Food Column

VBW's Best Sweet Bites of 2010
"...A restorative treat to sip while strolling the Downtown Farmers' Market on summer Saturday mornings...."

Jan. 7, 2011 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Producers of Piquant Pods of Perfection
"...Marianne Simmons of Onion Creek Farms photograph by John Anderson..."

Aug. 27, 1999 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Farmers Market Report: April 5-6, 2013
Gorgeous Spring weather makes for perfect produce
"...to be wreaking havoc. All the produce at the Farmers Markets is going to be absolutely gorgeous this weekend...."

April 5, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Food-O-File
"...spring has to be the re-opening of the numerous farmer's markets around Central Texas. As of this week, the..."

April 3, 1998 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Farmers Market Report: April 20-21
Perfect conditions this weekend
"...lettuce in my garden has bolted already, but the Farmers Market lettuces are still looking wonderful. Once the hot..."

April 19, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Food-o-File
What to eat and who to see during the Texas Book Festival, November 6-7; how to procure the first certified organic beef in the state of Texas; and updates on local restaurant news.
"...created by other area organic producers such as Boggy Creek Farm's line of smoke-dried tomato products, Hairston Creek's preserves..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Central Texas Beer Festival cancels; Poteet Strawberry Festival celebrates 65 years
"...frescas in the restaurant's scenic drive-through lane overlooking Shoal Creek. Fresa's will be open daily with food to go..."

April 13, 2012 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Born on Highway 61
Famed superharpist James Cotton settles into Austin.
"...he says. "There was the boss; he'd tell the farmer what to do and he'd do it. Still like..."

Feb. 2, 2001 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

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