Sam's Town Point
"...Thursday last at Boggy Creek Farm the Texas Farm-to-Table Food Caucus held its very first fundraiser and launch party...."
"...Perhaps the best way to learn about a community is through full immersion in its food, drinks, and conversation. The East Austin Urban Farm Tour enlists many of Austin's brightest and best chefs, artisan food makers, winemakers, distillers, and craft brewers, then divvies them among four urban farms located within blocks of one another on Austin's Eastside..."
"...Discussions of organic food, agricultural sustainability, and humane farming abound in circles whose fortes range from culinary masterpieces to economic growth...."
"...So here's a style tip so those shortalls don't go to waste. Wear them with some beat-up Ropers to the East Austin Urban Farm Tour, Farmhouse Delivery's annual event benefiting the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance...."
"...Since we are all about lifehacks here at the Chronicle food desk, we are going to tell you how to achieve both squad goals in one afternoon. Farmhouse Delivery is presenting the seventh annual East Austin Urban Farm Tour between 1-5pm on Sunday, April 17, with bites from some of Austin’s best restaurants and sips from some of the best beverage artisans..."
"...After more than four years of hosting a small but lively market near East Fifth and Comal, HOPE Farmers Market is taking its act on the road with some help from local design firms Studio Modo and Drophouse Design. This month, HOPE debuts its new bike-powered farm stand, the result of a collaborative effort that promises innovation not only in its elegant design but in its model for bringing healthy food to communities most in need...."
"...In the not-too-distant past, much of what we now know as East Austin was covered with working truck farms that fed residents of this city and many others. Thanks to the urban farm renaissance that began in the early Nineties and continues today, some of that same rich Colorado River bottomland is feeding Austin families again..."
"...Choosing to make a living on a family organic farm takes a particular kind of person: someone with a strong work ethic, a fiercely independent spirit, a self-sufficient facility for fixing things, and the patience to work in concert with nature for the healthiest results. Central Texas farmer Kim Alexander tells the story of his eagerness to escape the family farm of his Iowa childhood...."
"...Enter Dr. Kim Warren-Rhodes, founder of Farm to Girl skin and baby care products..."
"...7-14) offers a weeklong extravaganza in honor of the city's sustainable, cultural, and culinary wonders. Austin has quickly ascended as one of the nation's hot spots for locally sourced ingredients, farm-to-table restaurants, agricultural sustainability, and organics; Austin's evolving profile has inspired the Edible Austin team to implement a few changes this year in hopes of encouraging even higher levels of support for the Central Texas farms and dining scene..."
"...Springdale Farm on the East Austin Urban Farm Tour on April 14, 2013..."
"...Next week look for listings of farms that offer community supported agriculture (CSA) subscriptions...."
"...Ty Wolosin runs Windy Hill, a small farm in Comanche, Texas, but his influence in Austin grows daily. In addition to raising red Brangus cattle, pasture-raised chickens, delicious organic produce, and even selling bat guano, Wolosin’s mission is clear: encourage the public to embrace goat meat as a sustainable protein through education and by simply tasting the difference...."
"...14]. I have never said anything about shutting down any farm, just not true, and it has never been my or any other's intention in the neighborhood, just not true..."
"...Many of the people who shop at the biweekly Boggy Creek farm stand or attend the various events held on the shady grounds probably have no inkling of the bucolic acreage's historic significance. Urban farmers Larry Butler and Carol Ann Sayle, the current stewards of the farm that dates back to the Republic of Texas, bought the vacant house and five weedy acres in 1992, moving in the day after the sale closed..."
"...The annual Green Corn Project benefit on the grounds of Boggy Creek Farm is always one of my favorite tasting events on the Austin charity calendar. This year, the fall weather was marvelous and the new arrangement of vendor booths and dining tables really improved the overall traffic flow around the farm house..."
"...Slow Food Austin has announced that Boggy Creek Farm owners Carol Ann Sayle and Larry Butler are the recipients of the first Snailblazer Award. Presentation of the award will take place at the Grub Trivia event this weekend at the Shoal Crossing Event Center...."
"...The Peached Tortilla and Quickie Pickie grows, Texas French Bread honors Boggy Creek Farm, and more in your morning food news...."
"...Greetings Friends of the Farm,..."
"...Carol Ann Sayle and Larry Butler, current stewards of Austin's 172-year-old historic treasure, Boggy Creek Farm, will be the featured speakers at the Neill-Cochran House Museum's observance of Austin Museum Day...."