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Bell Rings for Kinky in Agriculture Race
Former Dem governor hopeful endorses man that helped him lose in '06
"...Kinky Friedman in his party's primary run off for agriculture commissioner...."

May 7, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Dems Vie to Oust Sid Miller, Take Back Texas Agriculture
Priorities include economic incentives for small farms, rural health care, and internet access
"...The candidates for Texas Agriculture Commissioner who aren't Sid Miller agree on one thing:..."

Feb. 25, 2022 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Opinion: Regenerative Agriculture Can Save the Southwest
We can end drought by restoring soil and local water cycles
"...Reduction Act just budgeted $19.5 billion dollars for regenerative agriculture to replace tillage with cover crops and improve soil..."

Dec. 2, 2022 Column by Elizabeth Heilman

Agriculture Commissioner
Everybody against Sid Miller
"...every Texas county to spread her message of regenerative agriculture, farmland preservation, and water policies that protect farmers' rights...."

Feb. 9, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Community-Supported Agriculture Pioneer
"...went the route of only selling as a community-supported agriculture farm. Since over the years the common theme was..."

Oct. 8, 2010 Postmarks

The Future of Urban Agriculture
Will the City of Austin love its urban farms to death?

May 17, 2013 Food Post by Anna Toon

Second Helpings: Community-Supported Agriculture

Oct. 24, 2003 Food Column

Second Helpings: Community Supported Agriculture Subscription Farms
How to join community supported agriculture subscription farms.

Oct. 19, 2001 Food Column

What Happens When Two Academics Fall in Love and Start a Farm?
TerraPurezza Farm studies regenerative agriculture just outside Austin
"...'No way, me too!' ... 'But specifically a regenerative agriculture farm.' ... 'Yeah, me too!' So it just kind..."

April 3, 2020 Food Feature by Lina Fisher

Farm Aid
Community supported agriculture: the proof is in the produce, and Central Texas consumers are noticing
"...are all subscribers to Hairston Creek Farm's Community Supported Agriculture program. Zucchini, green beans, peppers, Swiss chard, broccoli, mustard..."

Nov. 29, 2002 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

The Way of the 'Food Forest'
Locavores planting seeds for the next phase of urban agriculture
" of Austin maintains a complex relationship with urban agriculture. Many urban farm advocates viewed the controversial update to..."

Feb. 14, 2014 News Feature by Anna Toon

Willie Nelson’s Luck Ranch Partners with Austin’s Regenerative Ag Experts TerraPurezza
The new farm plans include Texas sunflowers and hungry pigs
"...Weldon, the dynamic duo behind the first industrial-scale regenerative agriculture model, TerraPurezza, have had a whirlwind couple of months...."

July 21, 2020 Food Post by Lina Fisher

Feed Your Belly and Your Brain!
SXSW Eco preview: Food & Agriculture
"...relationship between humans and the Earth. The Food and Agriculture component boasts rising stars, homegrown heroes, and connoisseurs of..."

Sept. 28, 2012 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Nolan Ryan Pitching at Kinky Friedman?
The no-hitter king and the Jewish cowboy for ag commissioner
"...course, the debate around who will be the next agriculture commissioner may come down to two musicians and a..."

Nov. 4, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Sid Miller Is Ready For Some Hemp
Wingnut agriculture chief smells money in those weeds
"...Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is anything but progressive; the recently..."

Dec. 14, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Urban Roots' Emergency Harvest
Youth program donates crops to hunger relief
"...were taught how people who make their living in agriculture deal with drought conditions and water conservation issues. This..."

May 29, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt are delightfully matched in this offbeat romantic comedy from the director of Chocolat.
"...a sweater-vested pencil-pusher in the Department of Fisheries and Agriculture who considers the whole proposition total tosh. Alfred is..."

March 30, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

This Week in Campaign Fail
Gilbert campaign questions ag commiss Staples' election warning
"...Thatcher – who now has clinical dementia. Just ask Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples and challenger Hank Gilbert...."

June 15, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Senate Committees Announced
Lt. Gov releases committee appointments with few changes for Travis delegation
"...Estes, R-Wichita Falls, gets to chair the new full Agriculture and Rural Affairs committee...."

Jan. 30, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Perry Wears Egg
Agriculture Commissioner Takes It on the Chin
"...Texas Agriculture Commissioner Rick Perry doesn't have an egg on his..."

Nov. 3, 1995 News Feature

A Tale of Three Sisters
Lessons from Indigenous agriculture

Nov. 18, 2022 Food Feature by A. Richmond

'Know Your Farmer': TOFGA Conference Badge Giveaway
2013 Texas Sustainable Farming Conference tickets are on sale now
"...and insight into the world of organic and sustainable agriculture...."

Jan. 25, 2013 Food Post by Jessi Cape

No Country For Old Horses?
Senate considers horse slaughter
"...mayor Paula Bacon told the Texas Senate Committee on Agriculture & Rural Affairs...."

July 16, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Kinky's Questions
Campaign consultant Colin Strother explains the Friedman Dem race switch
"...So why has Democrat Kinky Friedman jumped into the agriculture commissioner's race? An interesting conversation with Kinky's campaign consultant..."

Dec. 14, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

White for Gov
Houston mayor jumps from senate race
"...primary, triggering Hank Gilbert to withdraw to run for Agriculture Commissioner. For the superstitious, it's snowing down on the..."

Dec. 4, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Senate: Same Committees, Fewer Meetings
Upper chamber clears already light schedule before voter ID bust-up
"...held by this time last session, and several committees (Agriculture & Rural Affairs, Business & Commerce, Criminal Justice, Economic..."

March 10, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Victory Gardens Redux
A Resurgence of Urban Agriculture
"...gardening with political overtones isn't a new idea. Urban agriculture has been around since the 18th century; its popularity..."

Feb. 20, 2009 Food Feature by MM Pack

Vermont Votes Hemp
", farmers must be licensed by Vermont's Secretary of Agriculture, Food and Markets; hemp must be grown from seeds..."

May 30, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Rio Grande No Longer?
An overview of the ecological crisis along the Rio Grande
"...region -- shaping not just the environment but industry, agriculture, and urban development as well. In the spring, when..."

Oct. 26, 2001 News Feature by Dan Oko

Multicultural Refugee Coalition Celebrates 10 Years of Growing Roots in Austin
Texas transplants find space to grow
"...that the gleaners were a part of New Leaf Agriculture, a branch of the nonprofit Multicultural Refugee Coalition (MRC),..."

Oct. 11, 2019 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

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