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Farm Grant Program Offers Up to $30K

National produce distributor PRO*ACT invites qualifying local farms to apply for up to $30,000 from their grant program, Cultivating Change. The program offers a total of $85,000 to farms looking to fund new and innovative projects, The application process is currently open through Dec. 15. Afterwards, a group of industry professionals will conduct a panel review, while the general public votes on their favorites. Both voting and panel review will…

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Mesquite Delivers Flavor

Looking out over drought-parched ranchlands in 2012, Victoria Cappadona noticed one native type of vegetation holding forth, keeping its green amidst the dryness. It…
McAllen

PPC Farms Awarded for Cultivating Change 

Mission-based PPC Farms recently placed second nationally in the PRO*ACT Cultivating Change contest, winning $10,000. The funds will enable PPC Farms to reach its goal to protect their crops from…
Mission

Valley Organic Produce Feeds Texans

Location, location, location is a familiar adage used to describe a…

Valley Cheese Finds New Markets

After placing in the top 25 out of 400 entries in the H-E-B grocery…

Pharr Celebrates New Avocado Distribution Facility

Officials break ground for Index Fresh Latin American avocados headed…
Pharr