Down on the Farm

Get to Know Your Urban Farmers This Weekend

Plant It Forward Farms invites you to their holiday celebration.

12/21/2017 By Cat Modlin-Jackson

Hooked on 'Ponics

Acre in a Box Grows Greens in View of Downtown

A farm in two shipping containers? It works for some of the city's best restaurants.

06/07/2017 By Alice Levitt

DIY

Where to Pick Your Own Fruit This Spring

These five farms offer fresh berries for the picking and much more.

03/24/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Crawfish Guide

Does Your Crawfish Need to Be Made in the USA?

There are many reasons to stick with local mudbugs instead of imports.

02/20/2017 By Alice Levitt

Farm Fresh

Houston Black Restaurant Week Debuts a Farm-to-Table Weekend

Harvest The Block connects Houston diners with farmers from November 4 through 6.

10/31/2016 By Mellanie Perez

Hidden Houston

No Zoning? No Problem!

Our four favorite examples of what happens when you take a no-holds-barred approach to development

10/24/2016 By Alice Levitt

Get Out

Our 5 Favorite Pumpkin-Picking Patches for the Fall

Plus: pony rides, petting zoos and much much more.

10/12/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

wine time

Beyond Bordeaux: Texas Winemakers Look for New Grapes

As demand for fine wine continues to grow, winemakers are turning to varieties better suited to the state’s climate.

09/19/2016 By Jeremy Parzen

Club Level

A Seed-to-Plate Wonderland is Hidden in Hockley

Houston Oaks is worth a visit, even if you hate golf.

07/20/2016 By Alice Levitt

Eat Local

Made in Houston: Laughing Frog Farm

How Glen Miracle went from treading the boards to working the soil.

06/08/2016 By Ellie Sharp

Bayougraphy

A Former Texas Gubernatorial Contender, Anything but Retired

Debra Medina may have moved on from politics, but she isn’t out to pasture—not exactly.

05/31/2016 By Adam Doster

Growing Hope

Recipe for Success Breaks Ground in Local Food With a New Farm

Sunnyside will be a food desert no more when veggies start growing.

05/13/2016 By Ellie Sharp

Farm Fresh

An Idyllic Farm Dinner Inside the Loop

The young tillers at East End urban farm Finca Tres Robles invite you to enjoy the fruits of their labor.

05/13/2016 By Jenna K. White

CSA in the City

Plant It Forward Farms Brings Urban Ag Home

A new Montrose farm stand is making it easier to get fresh, local veggies.

04/08/2016 By Ellie Sharp

Cute Overload

Kidding Around at Blue Heron Farm

Celebrate Easter with baby goats and cheese.

03/21/2016 By Jenna K. White

Under 100

100 Miles or Less: La Grange

It's more than just the title of an overplayed ZZ Top song; it's the gateway to the Hill Country.

02/17/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Farm to Table

Chandler Rothbard and Animal Farm Host a "Real Local" Dinner

The wandering chef returns to Houston for a one-night-only farm dinner, with TV crew in tow.

04/14/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Spring Gardening Guide

Foolproof Flora: 5 Plants That Even You Can’t Kill

Not only are these plants easy to grow, they’re also useful (or even delicious).

02/08/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Planted Houston Has Big Plans for Urban Farming

Making local produce even more accessible.

08/27/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Sweet Charity

A Different Dinner for Mother's Day

Support an urban farm league and a Houstonian in need with one farm-fresh dinner.

05/06/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt