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Forward Farming Series

Two great educational opportunities in the Forward Farming Series – Business Planning and Sales & Marketing FORWARD FARMING: BUSINESS PLANNING July 16, 2014 @ 8:30 am – 4 pm Travis County East Service Center 6011 Blue Bluff Road Registration: $50 thru July 14 ($65 late and onsite) Business Planning for Your Small-Scale Farming Operation Planning […]

| June 24, 2014
Diverting 8 TONS of Nutrient-Rich Organics from the Landfill, Every Month!

Diverting 8 TONS of Nutrient-Rich Organics from the Landfill, Every Month!

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension – Travis County and Compost Coalition started Ground to Ground in 2012.  We had a lot going for us: a great model, two willing coordinators, and three local coffee shops who were brave enough to participate in our pilot program.  One year later, we have twenty two businesses and numerous office buildings participating, and divert […]

| October 10, 2013
Edible Austin Spotlights Ground to Ground

Edible Austin Spotlights Ground to Ground

Edible Austin spotlights Ground to Ground as a “Local Hero in the War on Waste”! “Thus was born Austin’s own Ground to Ground project, a partnership that includes Compost Coalition and Travis County’s Texas A&M AgriLife Extensions office, which uses their army of Master Gardener volunteers to recruit cafes to offer their used grounds freely […]

| June 27, 2013

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10:00 am Insect Visitors in Your Garden @ Zilker Botanical Garden
Insect Visitors in Your Garden @ Zilker Botanical Garden
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Update your understanding of good bugs and bad, with Master Gardeners Pat Mokry and Sheryl Williams. Pat, an entomology specialist, will describe the common insect [...]
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10:00 am Backyard Basics: Vegetable Gardening @ Travis County AgriLife Extension
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With its warm days and cooler nights, along with more stable weather patterns, Fall just may be the best season for vegetable gardening in Central [...]

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