Green Gate Farms
8310 Canoga, Austin, 78724, 512/484-2746
takes the humdrum out of "farm tour" with two October Farm Camps: Farmer for a Day for ages 6-14, and Farm Camp for Adults. The adult camp promises coverage of all aspects of running a five-acre farm, including irrigation, composting, livestock management, plant selection, drought management and resource sharing. Held on Second Sundays from 9am to 1pm.
- 2010: Critics Best Place To See Where Your Food Comes From (Green Gate Farms' Farm Camp)
This locally sourced grocer and cafe is drawing a lot of new fans. Try their Raw Bar for their fresh oysters, or go with their daily specials for ingredients in season.
1209 E. 11th, 512/628-0168