by Steven Doyle
Marie Tedei is a farmer and owner of Eden’s Organic Garden Center and CSA Farm. She works directly with families looking for fresh organic produce, and more recently eggs from her litter of hens. Extra vegetables raised on her farm find their way to local restaurants in the Dallas area.
Marie celebrates her lifestyle by hosting numerous events on her farm throughout the year including her annual Barn Aid that started with high winds of a tornado that blew through her property damaging her own out-buildings. Continue reading
by 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