Fruit and Vegetable Farming

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    August 15, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 20, 2013

    Texas Peaches Had a Rough Spring, So If You See a Good One: Eat It

    Ken Halverson from Larken Farms Orchard brought a few boxes of the season's first peaches to the White Rock Local Market over the weekend. They were small, tart and firm, but they were peaches. And they're only going to get better as the summer progresses. Halverson says the spring weather has been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    What Happens to the World's Unused Pumpkins?

    Dallas Arboretum​Sunday evening, just hours until Halloween, there were still hundreds of un-sold pumpkins at a local farmers market. It raised the question -- what happens to all the left-behind gourds? Do the extras go to the pie factory? Or are they all just tossed in the dump? Turns out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    Scarrots Are Real. Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid.

    ​Scarrots. Apparently, they're not a joke. I heard of them recently and thought that my friend was just making up some cutesy word for carrots. But, Scarrots really exist. Turns out, "A Bunch of Carrot Farmers" (led by Bolthouse Farms) are trying to trick kids into eating carrots this Hallowee ... More >>