POSTED: Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 5:00am
UPDATED: Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 5:14am
Texas House Agriculture and Livestock committee hold joint hearing
Austin — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Rural Texas came to the Capitol Wednesday in an effort to bring fresh vegetables and produce to areas that have lost major grocery stores.
For the first time anyone could recall, the Texas House Agriculture and Livestock committee had a joint hearing with the House Urban Affairs committee to discuss ways to help expand community gardens and urban farming.
To read more on this story; head to The Houston Chroncle's website: http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Lawmakers-look-at-ways-to-make-city-farming-easier-3492953.php