KH Farm owners Growers of the Year


For 2019 Poteet Strawberry Growers of the Year Vance and Ruth Ann Schultze, the farming life is a way to stay connected to family. “It brings me back to my dad. My dad is with me all the time when I’m here,” Ruth said about her father, the late Kenneth Hoffman who passed away in 2016. He is the namesake […]

Walo’s Strawberry Farm


“Walo’s Strawberry Farm is an idea that my grandfather, Don Augustine Orta, had been dreaming of when he settled in Poteet in the early 1900s,” said Leticia Salinas. She and husband John Salinas’ farm is located at 1060 Briones Road in Poteet. “Being a Mexican immigrant and not knowing the English language, Augustine bought a mule at auction and began […]

Jammin’ headliners at PSF


Prepare yourselves for the 72nd Annual Poteet Strawberry Festival scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 5-7. The biggest festival in Atascosa County guarantees a fun time for all with a variety of food, crafts and performances for everyone! Atomic Punks The Atomic Punks are a tribute to early Van Halen, the David Lee Roth era, formed in 1994. This […]

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