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Watermelon basil, made from locally grown produce, is one of Alchemy Pops unique flavors. Photos courtesy of Alchemy Pops.  July 27, 2015 By Julie Thibodeaux A Fort Worth-based entrepreneur gathers fresh produce from Texas farmers and transforms it into delicious frozen treats. TCU-grad Carolyn Phillips is the alchemist behind Alchemy Pops, which launched late last year. The idea for...
Above, Mark MacLean is the founder of Marley Wind Works, a company that makes wind-powered machines to perform simple tasks. Photos courtesy of Marley Wind Works. July 21, 2015 By Rita Cook   While big wind farms are springing up all over Texas, an Ellis County engineer... Read more...
July 21, 2015 By Jason Winningham, the Green Tip Guy Starting this week, we're posting a new feature called "Green Tip of the Week "created by Green Tip Guy Jason Winningham of Duncanville.   Check out his website GreenTipOfTheWeek.com and his ... Read more...
Gecko Hardware is raising money through a GoFundMe campaign to restock inventory after a slow start in 2015 that threatens the business' future. Photos courtesy of Gecko Hardware. July 20, 2015 By Julie Thibodeaux  Andrea Ridout, owner of Gecko Hardware in Dallas, appealed... Read more...
Arlington Conservation Council volunteers pose in front of their state bird float. The birds were made from old pizza boxes and magazines. Photos courtesy of Paul Knudsen. July 14, 2015 By Julie Thibodeaux Every year, the Arlington Conservation Council trys to top themselves... Read more...
Beverly Thomas' Veggie Van is stocked with fresh organically grown produce from her farm in Weatherford. Photos courtesy of Beverly Thomas. July 13, 2015 By Rita Cook  Sometimes stopping by the farmers market is not an option for busy North Texans. They may live too far... Read more...

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