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Nature Break: Fine Food and Feathered Friends at TRAC on Saturday

Disclaimer: I am a birder and a member of the Trinity River Audubon Center. Today, I shamelessly plug an event at TRAC and post some of my bird photography below the jump. (Can you tell I am on deadline?) The Gay and Lesbian Fund for Dallas (GLFD), a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting equality and […]

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Let’s Help Kickstart Terra Tech, an Indoor Farm, in Deep Ellum

Jake King-Gilbert is a Connecticut-native living in Dallas, and he’s done something most people haven’t: he’s turned his entire apartment living room into a hydroponic system that’s 8 ft. tall, 6 ft. long, and 4 ft. wide. Hydroponics is a way of growing plants in water without soil. He chuckles when I ask him the dimensions […]

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Tom Spicer Has Bounty of Farm-Fresh Produce for Sale

Our favorite forager, Tom Spicer has lots for sale at FM 1410. Here’s his latest update on inventory. Okay, enough with the links already. Here’s what I need you to buy…and if you can’t buy anything then just come sit out on my back deck and take in the fertile scenery yields of my blood, […]

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John Tesar Milks a Cow and Wins $10,000 on Extreme Chef

Last night John Tesar played a 53-year old geezer chef on a thrilling episode of Food Network’s Extreme Chef. He faced two younger chefs: Joe, a douchey New York dude who was once a private chef for Donald Trump; and Greg, a Portland chef who couldn’t cut it in medical school so he quit and […]

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