Category Archives: Local Business

Food Forest Project

Mom and I needed a lot of compost and mulch for a project we were starting. I learned that a local organic pecan orchard owner has been chipping up trees for mulch because he had lost many trees in some … Continue reading

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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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Eden’s Cove Duck Processing

Eden’s Cove Duck ProcessingSat. May 28, 201610:00 am – 4:00 pm Eden’s Cove Farm, 157 Bahia Ln, Cedar Creek, TX Sun May 29, 2016Same event, new day. Due to floods we are moving the Duck Processing event to Sunday, May … Continue reading

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I Am Not Invisible

Although, you wouldn’t know it when I go to the grocery store, hardware store, department store, often not speaking to anyone, although I am sometimes in the shops for several hours, I feel invisible. The people at the check out … 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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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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