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Native Milkweed Is Finally Getting Attention It Deserves

Features 4/27 4:27P Liz Berry
Signs like these will soon be springing up all over the City of Garland, Texas. Native Milkweed is named "Perennial Plant of the Year" Every year since 1990 the Perennial Plant Association has...

Oak Cliffs Bishop Artsthe Brooklyn of Texas

EatGreenDFW iPhone Reporter 4/26 9:00A Bernice Butler
Over the coming year,  Natural Awakenings  DFW and GreenSourceDFW.org are partnering in a new series, Green Neighborhoods, exploring the eco-friendly neighborhoods in North Texas with Green Source DFW...

Oliver’s, downtown Fort Worth grocery, closes in Sundance Square

Fort Worth Star Telegram 4/25 3:35P By Bud Kennedy bud@star-telegr
Oliver’s Fine Foods closed its downtown Fort Worth location Tuesday, less than three weeks after a larger supermarket opened across the West Seventh Street bridge. A 9 a.m. announcement Wednesday Click to Continue

Garland Wins First Place at Earth Day Texas!

Features 4/25 1:30A Liz Berry
Mayor Doug Athas is second from the right.  Im proud to report that my City won first prize for the Earth X Pitch Grant for $5,500.  Mayor Athas made the pitch for our city, telling an impressive...

Holistic Relief for Restless Legs

EatGreenDFW iPhone Reporter 4/22 1:00P Bernice Butler
The Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) Foundation estimates that 10 percent of Americans suffer from an irresistible urge to move the legs that can cause difficulty in falling or staying asleep. According...

Corn Is the Most Produced Food Crop in the World

Features 4/19 7:03A Liz Berry
Artwork created under supervision of Bernardino de Sahagún between 1540 and 1585. Corn has been an important food source, critical to human survival for thousands of years. Corn rules when it comes to...

Earth Day Reminds Us to Think Eco

EatGreenDFW iPhone Reporter 4/19 1:00A Rita Cook
While it would be nice if every day were Earth Day, sometimes its hard to keep it going on a regular basis. Earth Day on April 22 is always a good time to sit back and think about how each one of us...

Two Festivals in One

EatGreenDFW iPhone Reporter 4/18 4:00P Bernice Butler
This year the Festival, organized by The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture in partnership with the Dallas Morning News and produced by CrowdSource and Public City, will join forces with the...

Dallas-based food distributor to expand, relocate headquarters next year

Dallas Business Journal 4/18 9:54A Candace Carlisle
A Dallas-based food service distributor — Taxco Produce Inc. — plans to expand and relocate its downtown Dallas corporate office and operations near the Dallas Farmers Market into a bigger building next year. The distributor plans to move into...

Keeping Denton Beautiful Made Easy

EatGreenDFW iPhone Reporter 4/16 3:00P Bernice Butler
The 23rd annual Denton Redbud Festival, hosted by Keep Denton Beautiful (KDB), Inc., will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 22, at the Denton Civic Center. As Dentons official Arbor Day...

Discover the Astounding at Earth Day Texas 2017

EatGreenDFW iPhone Reporter 4/15 4:00A Bernice Butler
Earth Day Texas, held from April 21 through 23, at Fair Park, in Dallas, is best enjoyed with the kids, learning how to be more eco-friendly. The Dallas Sustainable Food Market and Beer Garden will be on-site, along with several local vegetarian...

Monarchs Made in Garland, Texas

Features 4/14 6:02A Liz Berry
Male Monarch Butterfly in Hand - Garland, Texas - October 2015 Loving Garland Green, Keep Garland Beautiful, the Bud and Blossom Garden Club, and many of our Garland ISD schools have been busy the...

Making the Most of Urban Garden Space

Features 4/14 1:49A Liz Berry
Pole Bean Plantingthe ultimate urban space saver for pole beans and other vines such as squash and cucumber. April 13 was one of those kinds of days when I feel like I lived a lifetime in one day. ...

African Sculpture at the Arboretum

EatGreenDFW iPhone Reporter 4/13 10:00A Bernice Butler
ZimSculpt, a world-renowned exhibition of more than modern Zimbabwean stone sculptures, will be on display at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden from April 15 through July 31. The largest...

Little Free Library Coming to Garland Community Garden

Features 4/12 3:10A Liz Berry
Community health and strength through residents and leaders who care:  Ana Maria DeYoung, leader of  Flamingo Neighbors,  and Jane Stroud, president of Loving Garland Green, met in the Garland...
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