Tips for Getting Your Kids to Eat More Veggies

Getting children to eat more veggies is a daily struggle for most parents. Mealtime can quickly become a hassle if you have some picky eaters in your household. At Tenaza Organics, we understand the importance of a well-balanced diet and have come up with a few tips to help you incorporate more fresh veggies into your kids’ daily meals.

Students Benefit from Garden-Based Learning

School gardens are becoming increasingly popular as more administrators and teachers discover their ability to provide endless learning possibilities for their students. In a new book on garden-based learning published earlier this month, Ripe for Change, author and founding director of CitySprouts, Jane Hirschi, explores the idea that garden-based learning is changing the way students […]

3 Ways to Save Some Green on Your Organic Produce

Tenaza Organics wants for you and your family to have access to fresh produce that is free of chemical fertilizers and pesticides, even if you’re on a budget. Buying organic food doesn’t have to be expensive. We’ve come up with a few ways you can eat well without breaking the bank. Save money on your […]

Every Day is Earth Day at Tenaza Organics

April 22nd is International Earth Day and what once started as a movement that placed environmental concerns front and center has evolved into a global effort for building a more sustainable future. At Tenaza Organics, we believe in celebrating Earth Day every day with organic farming practices that are beneficial to the community and environment.

7 Organic Veggie Prep Rules to Live By

Veggie prepping can be a little intimidating; especially when it’s something you’ve never prepared or eaten before. At Tenaza Organics, we want to make sure you get the most out of our fresh, local produce. For this reason, we’ve come up with some helpful tips for properly prepping your organic veggies. Follow these simple rules […]

Organic Food: The Fastest and Freshest

Purchasing organic food can be a new way to get excited about what you eat. At Tenaza Organics, you can get your hands on tasty veggies by joining our CSA program, or by contacting us about our wholesale services anytime. Of course, you may already know the benefits of organic and locally grown produce. If […]

3 Tips for Organic Gardening Success

The summer heat is right around the corner and spring is the perfect time for going outdoors to create your very own organic garden. At Tenaza Organics, our organic farming specialists know a thing or two about growing herbs and vegetables, which is why we’ve dug up a few tips to help your garden grow […]

Farm-to-School: Tenaza Visits Milam Elementary

“Is it just sunlight that causes photosynthesis?” “Can you eat parsley by itself?” “What kinds of vegetables do you grow?”

These are just some of the adorable questions that were presented from young inquiring minds when our very own Jed Murray took a trip to Milam Elementary in McAllen to talk to 2nd graders about local and organic farming.

The Benefits of Organic Produce (Part 2)

Organic produce has a healthier nutritional profile compared to their conventional counterparts. Recent studies have shown that organic fruits and veggies have higher levels of antioxidants, which have previously been linked to reduce the risks of chronic diseases and certain cancers […]