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For Texas growers who want to sell to grocery retailers and major distributors, a written farm food-safety plan is mandatory. This webinar, "Food Safety for Organic Growers in Texas," addresses the basics of a farm safety plan and how to get GAP certified. It also provides an update on revisions to the Food Safety Modernization Act. Presenters are Susie Marshall, President of the Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (TOFGA) and Dr. Juan Anciso, Extension Specialist in Vegetables and Citrus, Texas A & M University. The webinar was being funded by USDA-Rural Development.
Organic Goat Farming in Texas - At Oba Farms in Greenville Texas we are 100% naturally feed goats. We sell goat meat, chickens and eggs. Call today (469) 450-0556 ! Good for meat goat, We believe that eating Locally Grown, grass fed Goat Meat provides a significant variety of benefits. Studies have shown that locally sourced and natural fed animals have more nutrients than infused with growth enhanced food . Studies also show that people who have allergies to foods or preservatives often find their symptoms lessen or go away all together when they eat only locally sourced and organic foods! If you are looking for goats for sale in the Dallas / Fort Worth area, find locally sourced Goat Meat and goats for sale at Oba Farms in Greenville, Texas. visit us online : http://www.obafarms.weeb...
Join the Kitchen Diva and the Texas Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association as she learns how to line dance and shows how to handle a feathered boa, all while informing us about the wonders of vegetarian cooking and organic foods. To learn more about TOFGA, go to www.tofga.org
When it comes to your food, nature always has the last word. Most pro-organic documentaries make their point by taking stabs at the cruelty and other evils involved in the world of industrialized farming. In this short documentary portrait, Jesse Straight, owner of Whiffletree Farm, shows us a different approach. As he gestures to the beautiful landscapes that surround us he explains, "being a farmer is special because this is my office. You spend your day making animals happy...you get to do things that help the things around you thrive". The passion that Jesse exudes in this film will make you question every fast-food burger you've ever eaten, but for all the right reasons. Director & Editor | Alexis Kikoen Director of Photography | Liz Lane Camera Operation | Susan Thompson & Alexis ...
Hosted by NCAT Agriculture Specialist Robert Maggiani and Mary Ellen Holliman, Coordinator for Organic Certification with the Texas Department of Agriculture, will explain TDA's new fee structure for organic certification, demonstrate tools on TDA website that applicants may use to calculate fees, provide an overview of the National Organic Program Cost-share Program, and answer your questions. Whether you are just exploring certification as an option, transitioning to organic production, or already certified, this webinar will be packed with practical advice.
Don Kretschmann of Kretschmann Family Organic Farm and Chris Brenckle of Brenckles Organic Farm, both in Zelienople, PA, talk about how organic farming and direct markets increase their sustainability. Learn more about issues facing family farmers by visiting https://farmaid.org/issues
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ visits the Last Organic Outpost Community Farm in Houston, Texas to share with you how they are creating some of the best FREE fertilizers on the planet at their farm by using several free resources including: Wood Chips, Chipped Yard Waste, Fruit and Vegetable Waste, Worms and more. You will discover that soil is the best investment you can make when organic gardening or farming and how you can literally put money in the bank by building your soil. You will discover the secret to why using wood chips to create a fungal dominated compost as well as a bacterial based thermal compost made with wood chips and fruit and vegetable scraps that is aerated to speed up the decomposition is critical to creating a productive, low cost fertilizer that wil...
Texas AgriLife fruit specialist Jim Kamas lists his favorite thorned and thornless blackberries, pears, pomegranates and figs. He explains organic techniques to control insects like the plum curculio and how to improve fruit set and harvest. Find out why it's important to apply a dormant oil in winter.
My wife Hiromi and I hope you like this third installment of our ever changing seasonal organic garden, along with the tips we provide!
Welcome to Holistic Organic Foods or H.O.Fs for short. We are a family based collective group of growers, nutrition specialist, natural food connoisseurs and health conscience consumers who have brought the tradition of aquaponics and organic farming to the Houston, Texas area.
This webinar discusses the basics that those considering organic certification need to be aware of as they make their decision. It’s led by Leslie McKinnon, an organic certifier from San Marcos, Texas, and Brenton Johnson, founder of Johnson’s Backyard Garden in Austin, Texas. The webinar is intended mainly for Texas specialty crop growers, but would be of interest to people outside of Texas too. It is presented by the National Center for Appropriate Technology. Funding for the webinar is provided by the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program as administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture, and the Organic Transitions Program of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
This 8th installment shows how Hurricane Harvey affected our organic garden, and how it's bounced back. Likewise, you'll see how super productive our goya, tomatillo, and hot pepper plants have been, plus how the fall garden's transitioning into a winter one.
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ interviews, Curtis Stone, a Urban Farmer who is makes $100,000 a year. Curtis farms in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada on a total of 1/3 acres, most of which he does not own. In this episode, you will learn about the concepts of decentralized farming on small urban farming plots. You will discover how you can grow a high volume of plants in a small amount of space that will net you the most income, but more importantly build a better community, and help educate others about real, local food. In this episode you will learn some of the best crops to grow that will enable you to maximize your income and how you can start making money farming in just 30 days. You will also discover many hints and tips how Curtis has successfully built a farmin...
Here is an update to our previous videos of our 2012 Spring Vegetable Garden. Now you can see detailed view of what we have growing and us harvesting some good thing that are ready to eat.... See more at our blog http://www.thelifeandtimesofthemarshalls.com © Brandon Marshall. All rights reserved. Any unauthorized broadcasting, public performance, copying or re-recording will constitute an infringement of copyright.
Meet the farmers! Join us as we talk about local, sustainable, organic vs. non-organic, GMO's, and REAL HEALTH CARE. Support your local farmers and build healthy communities! Organic farmers are the new "doctors!" http://youtu.be/AZO6Oq1aka8 Want to keep up with me daily? ❤ Co-op: http://www.rawfullyorganic.com ❤ FullyRaw: http://www.fullyraw.com ❤ FullyRaw You Tube: http://www.youtube.com/fullyrawkristina ❤ FullyRaw Kristina Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/fullyrawkristina ❤ Kristina's Bio: http://fullyraw.com/about/about-me ❤ Kristina's Blog: http://www.rawfullyorganic.com/blog ❤ ROC Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/rawfullyorganic ❤ Rawfully Organic Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/rawfullyorganic ❤ FullyRaw Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/fullyraw
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to Farm Dirt Compost in Houston, Texas to share with you how they make high-quality compost from plants without any manure or animal products. In this episode, John gives you a tour of this composting facility that creates compost teeming with microbial life. You will learn how they divert thousands of pounds of green waste that would normally go to the landfill and instead turn it into some of the best soil-building compost for gardeners, farmers, and landscapers. First, John will take you on a tour of this facility showing you the two main raw inputs that are used to create this high-quality compost. Next, you will discover how these two items are mixed and then aerated to create compost in as little as 5 weeks. Y...
A producer applying for organic certification must develop a farm plan. This webinar explains what information producers need to provide when they submit their farm plan to an organic certifying agent. The presenters are Mary Ellen Holliman, Coordinator for Organic Certification with the Texas Department of Agriculture and Skip Connett, owner of Green Gate Farms in Austin, Texas. The webinar is intended mainly for Texas specialty crop growers, but will be of interest to people outside of Texas too. The webinar is one of a series. An earlier webinar, “Organic Certification Basics,” also is available on the ATTRA website. The two webinars complement each other, and we suggest watching both of them, but each one stands on its own and may be viewed alone. Funding for these webinars is pro...
This is our second video endeavor sharing our organic Houston garden. We hope the tips provided can be of use!