Staples promotes buying Texan at Lufkin Brookshire Bros

State Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples
State Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - By Whitney Grunder - email

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - State Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples visited the Chestnut Brookshire Brothers to promote eating healthy.

He also unveiled "All Things Texas," a program stressing the importance of eating fresh, locally-grown and produced foods.

"When you look for the Go Texan logo you know your supporting the local economy. Your supporting jobs in Texas and you know where your food is coming from," said Staples.

A new summer food service program for kids is also being launched. To find out how kids can get free healthy meals in your area, just use our site search feature at and enter the keywords "free meal."

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