Hightower and the Business of Organics in Texas

In this Substack, we continue to tell the forgotten story of Hightower and the Texas Department of Agriculture in the 1980s. One of the forgotten stories that should be remembered is the role Texas played in the Organic Food Industry. Texas was the first state to create a certifiable Organic label.  A certifiable label was essential to the expansion of […]

The Battle of Waller Creek

The Felling on the Erwin Drum PHIT website has a section called Movement Folk Tales that recounts the stories in Austin during the 1960s and 70s.  As part of our RAG underground newspaper trilogy, we collected a lot more stories than we could tell in a short documentary.  We are telling them here. Frank Erwin currently has a huge basketball […]