It takes a team of skilled growers, urban farmers, and landscape professionals to maintain the grounds during the Fair and keep up production at Big Tex Urban Farms year-round. Leading that team is the man himself, Drew Demler, the Fair’s director of horticulture. Drew has become a State Fair of Texas fan favorite, guiding Fairgoers through his Greenhouse on the Midway each year.
It’s Drew’s job to ensure that the Big Tex Urban Farms is producing fresh greens year-round so that the Fair can donate those greens to the community. His passion for service and horticulture drives him, so it’s no wonder when folks in the community take notice. Recently, Lakewood Advocate featured him in an article that mentioned some of the fun videos we’ve created with him. Click the button below to read the article and then keep scrolling to view some of the fun, informational videos we’ve created with Drew.Read the Lakewood Advocate Article Featuring Drew!
Take a Tour of the Farms
Drew Teachs how to Plant Tomatos
Grow Microgreens at Home with Drew