Food

2017 United Way Outreach Food Packaging Event
The public is invited to join from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 3 at the Palestine Junior High School 1600 S. Loop 256 for the event. This is just a reminder to...
Drivers Needed
Sarah Welch, the director of the Meals on Wheels program, is looking for volunteer drivers. “We need drivers, it doesn’t matter if they want to drive once or twice a month...
Local author to announces upcoming events
Local author, Lurlene Bowden will be at the Jewett Flea Market,(Can to Can’t), Saturday, May 13 and at the Opening Of The Whistling Sparrow Inn, Main at Main, Highway 79,...
Harvesting, Storing and Preserving Herbs from the Garden
Enjoy herbs all year round. Harvest herbs now for garden-fresh meals and preserve a few for the winter ahead. Snip a few leaves or leaf-covered stems as needed. For the...
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension announces Food Manager certification...
The class will be at 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 2 and 3, at the AgriLife Extension Office located at 165 East 6th St., Rusk. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service...
Rusk Band Boosters fundraiser May 1
A fundraiser will be held at Subway in Rusk May 1 to help the Rusk Band Boosters raise money for their Disney band trip. Mention “Rusk Band” at Subway on May 1 and 25...
Meals on Wheels April 19 - 25
Wednesday: Meatloaf with tomato gravy, boiled potatoes, okra and tomatoes, wheat roll, banana pudding with wafers, milk Thursday: BBQ pork riblet on bun, corn O’Brien,...
Grow an Abundant Tomato Harvest in a Pot
Harvest and enjoy the garden-fresh flavor of tomatoes right outside the kitchen. Grow them in containers set on the patio, balcony, deck or stairs. Gardeners will enjoy the...
Meals on Wheels April 12 - 18
Wednesday: Cheese tortellini with meat sauce, Monaco veggie blend, seasoned zucchini, wheat roll, sliced apples, milk Thursday: Sliced ham, macaroni and cheese,...
Growing and going: 10 Tips for Buying Seeds Online and in Catalogs
1. Ask trusted gardeners to find out what companies they like and have had success with. A good source is the county extension office. Ask to speak with a Master...
Gopher Fest
The 13th Annual Gopher Fest will be from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Saturday, April 8 in Gallatin. The festival will include arts and crafts, food, entertainment, barbecue cook off...
Shark Tank meets Chopped at annual student competition State Finals
The competition continued as finalists battled it out at the 2017 Texas ProStart Invitational State Finals on Friday and Saturday, March 24-25 at St, Phillip’s College,...
Meals on Wheels March 29 - 31
Wednesday: Sante Fe chicken, Mexicorn grits, pinto beans, wheat roll, vanilla pudding, milk Thursday: Lemon pepper pollock, rotini pasta blend, rosy pears, wheat...
19th Annual Tasting Jacksonville
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce will host the “19th Annual Tasting Jacksonville” on Tuesday, April 25, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. in the Jacksonville High School Cafeteria. ...
With the vast number of tomato varieties, selecting the right tomato for your growing conditions and intended use is important. Select the Best Tomatoes for Your Garden and Table
Sliced, sauced, or cooked in a favorite recipe; tomatoes are a favorite and versatile vegetable. What’s more, they taste best when grown and...