Jam Time, Ya’ll

On my way back from Foodways Texas BBQ Summer Camp, I bought a box of sweet and juicy two inch-size Hill Country freestone peaches for $33 at DiIorio’s farmstand in …

Peach Patrol!

Every year, we wait patiently for the freestone peaches to be perfectly ripe so we can begin making preserves, brandied peaches, and peach pies. Freestone peaches are the best to …

Eating Roses

My daughter Katie Walsh writes for a food blog called¬†Whisked Foodie She called me the other day to ask where to get edible roses. (If you have a source, please …

Foodways Texas Urban Garden Initiative

Representatives from Houston Food Bank, Last Organic Outpost, Covenant Community Capital, the Harris County office of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, and Foodways Texas met on Friday to discuss …

The Winged Bean Wonder Boy

Combine the alternative gardening passion of Michael Pollan, the eccentric marketing genius of Bonny Doon’s Randall Graham and the boyish good looks of cinema idol Zac Efron and you’ve got …