SUSTAINABLE FARMING

Hope Farms Introduces New Rainwater Capture System

Hope Farms in Third Ward announced the launch of a new rainwater capture system expected to save thousands of gallons of water per year.

04/15/2022 By Geneva Diaz

EVENTS

Easter Events to Attend This Weekend

Take the family to experiences at TGR Exotic Wildlife Park, Rob Fleming Park, Downtown Aquarium, and more.

04/14/2022 By Jessica Lodge and Geneva Diaz

Open Road

Take a Day Trip Away from the City at One of These Farms

Windmill Meadow Farm, Texas Tulips, and Atkinson Farm are just a day trip away from Houston

03/22/2022 By Sophia Gonzalez and Stephanie Bartels

An apple a day

Apple Orchards You Should Visit This Fall in Texas

From Froberg Farms to Sonlight Apple Orchard, these Texas orchards have what you need this season.

10/14/2021 By Shelby Stewart

You Do It!

6 Must-Visit Farms for Summer Produce and Berry Picking

Support agriculture across the area and get some locally grown food.

06/17/2021 By Shivani Parmar

Get Thee to the Market

Why You Should Support Local Farmers Right Now

Local producers got it bad during the cold snap. It'll take time to recover.

02/19/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Community Effort

Black Restaurant Week Aims to Honor Our City's Food Heritage

Grab takeout at a number of restaurants offering special meals for the occasion.

07/07/2020 By Rebecca Noel

Fresh As Can Be

During Pandemic, Plant It Forward Memberships Soar

Can community-supported agriculture organizations scale as demand ramps up?

05/14/2020 By Meredith Nudo

Still, They Grow

Farms, Farmers Markets Resilient Through Pandemic

How local producers and providers are continuing to feed the community.

03/26/2020 By Meredith Nudo

Toad-ily Cool

When in Singapore, Hop on a Tour of Jurong Frog Farm

Get out of the bustling city, and tour an intriguingly sustainable frog farm.

02/06/2020 By Meredith Nudo

Ice House

On a Christmas Tree Farm, a Tiny House with Big Charm

Holiday Acres in Manvel makes for a festive weekend getaway.

12/01/2019 By Abby Ledoux

From the Ground Up

Farmers Unite to Talk Challenges, Curate Dinner

A photography exhibit is helping to spread knowledge about the lives of our providers.

11/11/2019 By Brandon Summers-Miller

Origin Stories

Do You Know Who Grew Your Food?

'The Hands That Feed Houston' photo exhibit will introduce you to our region's local farmers.

10/28/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Election 2018

She Sells Goat Cheese to Houston Restaurants; Now She's Running for Office

The co-owner of Blue Heron Farm is hoping to represent her district in the Texas House.

09/13/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Editor's Picks

It's Winter, Which Means It's Strawberry Season

We don't have to wait until spring or summer to get our fresh berry fix.

12/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

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

Where Should Your Crawfish Be Sourced?

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