The Montalvo House © Photos, text and web design 2010
Latest update to site: 1/1/2014
When sustainability was a lifestyle, not a goal.
Hello and welcome to our Living Organic page.
This page and our available forum came about after The Montalvo House began to host
a Community Market at the front of our historic property. Since the original property
was home to an orchard and cottage gardens, plus a hand-
The county that we live in, Kinney County, Texas, is classified as a “food desert”
by the USDA. That’s because our residents have to drive a minimum of 32-
Thus, The Montalvo House Community Market was born, bringing a full selection of
Certified Organic Produce to our small community. The response has been overwhelming.
We have a host of customers, from those that have specific medical needs, to fresh,
new mothers who are looking to serve their children less processed and pesticide/hormone-
Within weeks, our customers, while shopping, began to share their excitement at having
access to such fresh produce. Recipes began to fly and before we knew it, the idea
of an on-
Do any of us here at The Montalvo House know the absolute definition of “Living Organic”?
Not at all! That’s what our Living Organic Forum is all about. People sharing
their ideas about life choices -
So join us, and add your definition to our ever expanding definition of Living Organic.