Extension in Action

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
Register for Summer 2013 STRONG STARTS!!

Register for Summer 2013 STRONG STARTS!!

Are you interested in starting a small-acreage, sustainable farm? Already farming, but interested in strengthening your cultivation methods, business plan, network of resources, or sales? Whether just beginning, or looking to expand your existing operation, this program is for you!! Strong Starts is an intensive educational series developed for newer farmers and farmers-to-be in Central […]

| June 5, 2013

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10:00 am Drip Irrigation Systems @ Classroom at Travis Co East Service Center
Drip Irrigation Systems @ Classroom at Travis Co East Service Center
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As the heat of summer arrives, your garden will need more water to continue to produce those beautiful flowers and delicious homegrown veggies we all [...]
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10:00 am Alternate Methods of Gardening @ Classroom at Travis Co East Service Center
Alternate Methods of Gardening @ Classroom at Travis Co East Service Center
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Feeling adventurous? Explore alternate methods of gardening during the final class in our Dealing with Drought Conditions series. If you have time, space, or physical [...]

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