Some days just scream for a good, old-fashioned field trip. You know – to a real field. And the best fields around here are tucked sweetly, organically in the heart of East Austin. Boggy Creek Farm's driveway is lined with peach trees and sunflowers, and it’s just the right combination of bumpy and dusty. (You should always jostle on your way up to a farm, and your arrival should be announced by a cloud of dust.) Spend the morning wandering among the shiny purple eggplants, the brilliant zinnias, or the warm, honest-to-God vine-ripened tomatoes. Chase chickens; admire the old farmhouse; or buy wonderful heirloom vegetables, sweet honey, or smoky dried tomatoes to take home. Or simply stand in the middle of the field and dream. It’s worth a trip. Open Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10am-2pm.
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