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New Source for Vegetables and Fruits

Plant It Forward FarmsWe’ve added a new source of local Houston vegetables and fruits to our Local Food & Milk page!

Plant It Forward Farms is a co-op of Houston area farms that employ refugees to grow vegetables and fruits without chemicals and GMOs.  The produce is sold at Farmers Markets, through Farm Share subscriptions, at farm stands, and to chefs throughout the Houston area.  They are certified sustainable by Urban Harvest.

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Green Gate Farms CSAs and Spring Activities

Green Gate Farms logoAnnouncement from Green Gate Farms:

Green Gate Farms is a certified organic farm in the Austin, Texas, area.  They offer CSAs, camps, workshare memberships, and many other options.

Spring CSAs begin March 18.  The CSAs include vegetables, flowers, eggs, and meats.

There will be a certified organic plant sale on Saturday, March 9, from 10 am to 2 pm.

The farm offers children farm camps, family farm days, and adult farm camp.

For more information about these events and registration, go to the Green Gate Farms website.

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October Events at Green Gate Farms, Austin, TX

Green Gate Farms news and announcements:

Farm Stand Open NEW HOURS:
Tuesdays 3:00-6:00
Fridays, 10:00-2:00
Saturdays, 10:00-2:00

Fall is the perfect time to come to the farm. This season marks our eighth year of farming and educational events at our urban, historic, certified organic farm. Activities below are in addition to our weekly farm tour (every Saturday at noon, $10 per person, free for ages 10 and under and CSA members) and Free Fridays at the Farm (10-2), a morning outing for parents who want to introduce their children to sustainable agriculture. Here’s what’s happening in October:

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