Category Archives: Support Local Business

Food for Thought or Thought for Food?

Self-sufficient living can be aided by learning how to provide for many of your families needs when things go wrong. A break down in the delivery of food in Venezuela is frightening. People are suffering even if they could afford … Continue reading

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Exploring Elgin, Texas – Elgin Local Goods Market & Cafe

Catherine and I were visiting Elgin, Texas and strolled through a shop where we could see lots of local products. Many products were specialty items fresh and directly from farmers to the shop.    There were shelves full of preserved … Continue reading

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Solar, Rain and Recycle

A Full Commitment to Sustainable Living We had a successful meetup at the Purple Gate Herb Farm, August 29, about our Solar Installation. All participants were very interested in Sustainable information. Catherine and I asked if anyone was interested in … Continue reading

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Visit to Elgin TX River Valley Farmers’ Market

Traditional “mercados” or Farmers’ Markets have a colorful, rich history in many countries of the western hemisphere and on every other continent. Generations of travelers have recorded favorite experiences from the street markets of the Peruvian Andes, Africa and of … Continue reading

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Support our Local Businesses! Smithville Food Locker

  News about meat safety periodically hits the media. Here is one example of the dire facts: Food Processing & Slaughterhouses http://www.sustainabletable.org/279/food-processing-slaughterhouses “The drastic expansion of industrial animal production in the US has been accompanied by the rapid consolidation of … Continue reading

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