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When Organic Farmers Gather

DSCF6679by Marie Tedei

Arriving last week in Austin at the state’s biggest gathering of organic Texas farmers and ranchers started out like usual; like “old home week”. The TOFGA (Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Assoc.), conference attracts veteran farmers and ranchers of all acreage sizes, wanna-be ranchers, backyard home gardeners and supporters of the entire Texas organic food chain. Many see each other but once a year for this annual conference. As stewards of nature, vacations are few, so many look forward to this event for more reasons than one. A newly born piglet even got to come along for the trip as he was a bottle baby – not to be left at the local kennel.   Continue reading


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