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Author Archive | Kim Pierce

How Does Your Garden Grow: Purple Ranch Lavender Farm

 

lavender

Photographs by Cliff Hand

The aroma is the first thing you notice when you step inside the tiny store at Purple Ranch Lavender Farm or into one of the farm’s booths at a farmers market. Lavender is one of the most soothing, calming scents in nature, and Purple Ranch’s lavender envelops you like a soft, dreamy cloud.…

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Hydroponics: In the Heart of the Country

 

tassione

Photographs by Dick Kinler

When Rocco “Rocky” Tassione was growing up in Hurst, Texas, he had a knack for mending sickly ferns and ponytail palms. “As a kid, I’d save all the neighborhood plants,” the specialty farmer says. But nearly 30 years would pass before Rocky was “hit over the head” with the epiphany that led him to put that childhood passion to work.…

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DEEP IN THE HEART: The Dirt on Tom Spicer

 deepin

Peering in the doorway, you would be hard-pressed to identify F-M 1410 as the leading edge of a food movement. Wooden crates, bottles of Texas olive oil, flats of sprouting plants and a washboard are among the clutter on its ramshackle shelves and tables.…

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HIDROPONIA EN EL CORAZON DEL CAMPO

Culto del sabor

 

rocky

Hidroponía
en el corazón del campo

por Kim Pierce • Fotografías de Dick Kinler

 Durante su niñez en Hurst, Texas, Rocco “Rocky” Tassione tenía don para sanar helechos y nolinas enfermos. “De niño yo salvaba las plantas de la vecindad”, cuenta el agricultor especializado.…

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CULTO AL SABOR

sausage

All translations by Tanit LLC

DE METZGERMEISTERS A SALCHICHA

Kuby’s lo hace todo

por Kim Pierce, fotos de Richard Adams

Cuando un cazador se sube al muelle de recepción para descargar su caza en la fábrica Kuby’s Sausage House en Dallas, es probable que un chiquillo ansioso corra delante de ellos para ganarles a tocar el timbre.…

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