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  • Wishlist | Green Gate Farms
    Events GET INVOLVED Community Organizers Internships Workshare Program Volunteer Partners Keep Our Green Gates Open Return to Content Wishlist Our Community based farm needs your help Whether it s a talented friend or the stuff in your garage Contact us before you throw away Your junk may be our treasure Here s what we could use these days STUFF Wooden spools make great picnic tables goat toys OSB or plywood to add ceilings in Big Red Barn Storage containers Art supplies for Farm Camp Picnic tables Large coolers Wheelbarrows Office supplies especially pens and rubber bands Folding chairs Storage bins Tablecloths Hoses even with holes Kiddie pool for the ducks Flat stepping stones Kid size gardening tools Buckets Quilts so guests can picnic Clay pots any size Plastic planting containers for seeds or trees Tools cutters hammers screwdrivers anything Lawn mower Gardening Farming books especially pre 1950s ones for our New Farm Institute Library TALENT Grantwriters Help get New Farm Institute s enterprises funded especially housing for our interns Marketing genius Architect to help restore and renvision farm buildings Graphic Designer Sign painter Carpenter Horse trainer use our horse to give lessons Handy man who will trade work for food Banker who will help us grow our farm Dentist for our staff who will accept some payment in food Massage therapist for our staff Large groups of volunteers Life at Green Gate Farms Helpful Links Join the Meat CSA Manage Your Meat CSA Account Join the 2016 Spring Summer CSA Manage Your Vegetable CSA Send Your Kid To Camp Attend A Workshop Calendar Directions Contact Us About Green Gate Farms a certified organic farm was established by us Skip Connett and Erin Flynn in an underserved neighborhood in east Austin in 2006 Working off farm jobs to fund our efforts

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  • Flowers, Gifts & Other Services | Green Gate Farms
    best gardening book for Central Texas From Asparagus to Zucchini cookbook featuring easy recipes for CSA ingredients delicious Austin Honey Company honey Green Gate Farms t shirt Farm greeting cards created by Jenny Nazak Farm Bucks gift certificates good for food and events Gift baskets tailored to your budget To make your order contact Christina at greengatefarms sales gmail com 512 484 2746 CERTIFIED ORGANIC FLOWERS check availability Flowers harvested daily see photos We love creating memorable designs Take a peek here COOK WITH A HEALTHIER FAT TRY OUR LARD Our Guinea Hogs are known for their delicious meat and luscious snow white fat They produce the most amazing lard 10 pint which has less saturated fat than butter and is perfect for baking You re can also purchase unrendered fat for just 3 LB Available at our farm stand Tuesdays 3pm 6pm and Fridays Saturdays 10am 2pm GIFT CERTIFICATES FARM BUCKS This holiday season give your family and friends the gift of a real life farm experience Stuff their stockings with farm gift certificates that are redeemable for camp tuitions adult classes and workshops and fresh organic vegetables ON FARM EVENTS Horse Drawn Carriage Bridal Coach or for Guests Red cart pulled by pony White Sox wearing bells Seats 2 with driver 50 5hr Dove Release CSA member who raises passenger pigeons can provide a dramatic finish to your event Market Price Farm Tour Led by Farm Founder Erin Flynn Entertaining informative guided tour of farm 100 5hr Available for Rent for your Event Hay bales Quilts Flower Vases Chairs Tables Per Item LODGING under construction at River Farm includes access to Colorado River for fishing canoeing Tent Lodge 185 night Teepee 75 night Primitive Camping 50 night Make A Donation Fundraising Websites Crowdrise Become A Farm Supporter First

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  • Directions | Green Gate Farms
    east side of town near Farmer to Market Road FM 969 MLK Unless otherwise noted all events take place at our Urban Farm This is our primary location with five acres of production Farm Stand and a CSA pick up location on Tuesdays Fridays and Saturdays From Decker Lane you can see our red barn and yellow 1902 farmhouse Our farm site was created by the Bergstrom family who were part of the Swedish migration to Austin in the 1880s Austin s airport is named for this family River Farm From Austin our River Farm is a pretty meandering 18 minute drive east of Canoga Ave farm From Austin drive east on FM 969 past Webberville to Utley Take right on Howard Lane Turn right at our greenhouse You will see our sign on the gate Let us know you are coming so we can advise our large territorial dog From Bastrop go west to Utley on FM 969 take left onto Howard Lane Follow signs Life at Green Gate Farms Helpful Links Join the Meat CSA Manage Your Meat CSA Account Join the 2016 Spring Summer CSA Manage Your Vegetable CSA Send Your Kid To Camp Attend A Workshop

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  • Employment | Green Gate Farms
    all weather easily lift 50 lbs Know your way around tools handy Passionate about organic sustainable systems Work with minimal supervision Clean driving record No drugs prison time this is a family farm Compensation Commensurate with experience Free certified organic vegetables and pastured meats Easy drive to town Bastrop 8 miles east Austin 20 miles west Access to river for fishing canoeing swimming Beautiful restful place to live and work Note Rent free on farm living available for person with RV tiny house Site is on beautiful ridge above Colorado River with deck water and metered electricity How To Apply Please send cover letter resume three work references and questions to info greengatefarms net No phone calls please Note Due to time constraints we will only respond to applicants with farming experience SENIOR FARM CAMP COUNSELOR CITY FARM AUSTIN TX F T Skills required Positive attitude and passion for New Farm Institute mission Experience as multi year camper or helping manage a camp Experience coursework in organic farming teaching or environmental education Self directed upbeat and reliable team player Outgoing and able to work with diverse populations Strong communication skills excellent sense of humor Ability to lift 50 lbs and lead activities in all weather Spanish speaker a plus Responsibilities Lead teach summer camp curriculum for campers ages 5 15 years Develop age appropriate farm based lesson plans and lead daily Farm Camp activities and games Provide a safe fun varied learning environment for campers Direct camp interns volunteers Manage camper behavior both with individual campers and in groups Successful completion of background check camp training and CPR First Aid prior to camp start Reports to Farm Educator Kate Grimes and New Farm Institute Executive Director Erin Flynn Commitment Approximately 35 40 hours week 8 30 3 30 Monday Friday

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  • Contact | Green Gate Farms
    Farmer For a Day Camp Spring Break Farm Camp Summer Farm Camps Farm Camp for Adults VISIT Farm Tours Field Trips Service Learning Birthday Parties Weddings Special Events GET INVOLVED Community Organizers Internships Workshare Program Volunteer Partners Keep Our Green Gates Open Return to Content Contact Email info greengatefarms net Phone 512 484 2746 Or use the form below Name Email Message Solve 3 6 Send a copy of this email to yourself If you want to submit this form do not enter anything in this field Make A Donation Fundraising Websites Crowdrise Become A Farm Supporter First Name Last Name Email Address Photos on flick r Helpful Links Join the Meat CSA Manage Your Meat CSA Account Join the 2016 Spring Summer CSA Manage Your Vegetable CSA Send Your Kid To Camp Attend A Workshop Calendar Directions Contact Us About Green Gate Farms a certified organic farm was established by us Skip Connett and Erin Flynn in an underserved neighborhood in east Austin in 2006 Working off farm jobs to fund our efforts we restored a historic farm site to create a community resource for neighbors of all incomes Our vision is to cultivate an organic farm that feeds

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  • Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) | Green Gate Farms
    adults learn and participate in the health of their living space Access to our farms for canoeing camping field trips volunteering exploring and relaxing We want our farm to inspire others to farm Green Gate Farms CSA We are fortunate that our farm is located in a beautiful historic setting The farm was created by the Bergstrom family the Swedish family Austin s airport is named for in 1902 This setting has inspired us to share the farm with CSA members as much as possible CSA members are encouraged to volunteer on the farm and to attend events Members receive advance notice about dinners and discounts on cooking classes Farm Camp and other activities held here CSA members often suggest and organize events like birthday parties family picnics and yoga in the hayloft We are committed to feeding the under served in our neighborhood which is why we have a Sponsored Share program that benefits children fighting obesity induced health issues Anyone can sponsor a share so please consider participating in this program HOW IT WORKS 1 REVIEW OUR CSA FAQ PAGE First we encourage you to learn about what food we grow and what makes our CSA unique Each farm is like a fingerprint influenced by a whole host of factors ranging from location to the grower s personality One of our members Ashley wrote a great article about her CSA experience with us Review our pickup locations share sizes payment options workshare information and more to decide if this is a good fit for you CSA Frequently Asked Questions 2 REVIEW OUR TERMS CONDITIONS CSA CONTRACT If you choose to join our CSA please make sure you ve reviewed our Terms and Conditions and CSA Contract 2016 CSA Terms Conditions 2 SIGN UP ONLINE Once you ve decided that you re ready for a healthier more sustainable food source create an online account with us and select the share s you would like to receive Are you a veggie eater Do you enjoy pastured pork beef chicken Would you like a specially made bouquet prepared for you each week We have plenty of CSA options to meet your needs Pick from 3 membership options at the time of signup Seasonal Membership Pay in full or in 2 installments Sustaining Membership Pay for one year s worth of monthly shares and receive a 5 discount and free Green Gate Farms tote Omnivore s Delight Membership Support all of the farm When you participate in all of our CSAs Meat Vegetable Egg and Flower receive a 10 seasonal discount free Green Gate Farms t shirt and tote Only available during the Fall and Spring Summer CSA seasons 3 BECOME A MEMBER START ENJOYING THE BENEFITS Online ordering system that makes shopping and payments extremely easy Convenient pick up locations times A weekly newsletter with farm news recipes and upcoming events at our farm Access to our farms for canoeing camping field trips volunteering exploring and relaxing New friends who share

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  • Farm Stand | Green Gate Farms
    certified organic food from your neighborhood farm We re Open for our Spring Season Come see us Tuesdays 3 6 Fridays Saturdays 10 2 WIC SNAP Double Dollars accepted HOURS Tuesday 3pm 6pm Friday 10am 2pm Saturday 10am 2pm LOCATION Set up in our Farm Rover 8310 Canoga Avenue Austin 78724 8 miles east of downtown Austin near Decker Lane and E MLK 183 Farmer s Market Nutrition Program Sign up and Shop spot Credit cards accepted Our Farm Stand is full of certified organic vegetables herbs eggs meat flowers and garden plants Seasonal vegetables like delicious heirloom tomatoes and leafy greens Seasonal Flower Bouquets and Herbs Thyme Basil Rosemary Garlic Oregano Chives Mint Pastured chicken pork beef bison sheep goat while supplies last Organic eggs from Munkebo Farm and or Coyote Creek Farm Seconds Helping when available Green Gate Greeting Cards Here you ll see that sustainability is at the heart of our farm In addition to the historic barn built in 1902 our farm stand was cobbled together using found materials around an old shed Being in a food desert our Farm Stand is one of the few only providers of organic food for our neighborhood We encourage you to direct your grocery dollars to farmers join our CSA Vote with your fork and help keep local farms in business Shop where your food is grown Thanks for buying local certified organic food from your neighborhood farm Make A Donation Fundraising Websites Crowdrise Become A Farm Supporter First Name Last Name Email Address Photos on flick r Helpful Links Join the Meat CSA Manage Your Meat CSA Account Join the 2016 Spring Summer CSA Manage Your Vegetable CSA Send Your Kid To Camp Attend A Workshop Calendar Directions Contact Us About Green Gate Farms a certified organic farm

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  • Certified Organic Vegetables | Green Gate Farms
    of these summer favorites including tomatoes and the beginning of greens like kale mustards chard and lettuces as well as kohlrabi carrots and beans WINTER SEASON features spinach arugula broccoli cabbage green garlic radishes snow peas green onions butternut squash pumpkins and turnips See chart for more information 2016 Spring Summer CSA Ways to Enjoy our Organic Vegetables Purchase a sample share from our Online Store Join our Vegetable CSA Buy seasonal vegetables flowers eggs and pastured meat at our Farm Stand Tuesdays 3 6 Fridays 10 2 Saturdays 10 2 Bring the kids and let them enjoy our Children s Garden while you shop All forms of money accepted including WIC Lone Star card Sample Share Photos 1 Tomatoes 2 Potatoes 3 Cucumber 4 Hungarian Hot Wax Pepper 5 Green Coriander 6 Shallots 7 Carrots 8 Green Beans 9 Okra 1 Onion 2 Garlic 3 Beets 4 Potatoes 5 Tomatoes 6 Basil 7 Cucumbers 8 Green Beans 1 Beets 2 Potatoes 3 Cucumber 4 Basil 5 Chard 6 Garlic 7 Green Bean 1 Napa Cabbage 2 Kale 3 Mizuna 4 Bok Choy 5 Beets 6 Hakurei Turnips 7 Radish 8 Carrots 1 Beets 2 Carrots 3 Onion Scapes 4 Mizuna 5 Arugula 6 Green Shallots 7 Pea Shoots 8 Fennel 1 Beets 2 Carrots 3 Onion Scapes 4 Mizuna 5 Arugula 6 Green Shallots 7 Pea Shoots 8 Fennel 1 Hakurei Turnips 2 French Breakfast Radish 3 Cylindra Beets 4 Kohlrabi 5 Carrots 6 Zephyr Squash 7 Cilantro 8 Swiss Chard 1 Shallots 2 Hungarian Hot Wax Peppers 3 Cucumbers 4 Potatoes 5 Okra 6 Summer Squash 7 Melons 7 Scallions Special Guest Arugula Not Featured 1 Potatoes 2 Hungarian Hot Wax Peppers 3 Cucumbers 4 Summer Squash 5 Shallots 6 Tomatoes 7 Surprise 1 Basil 2 Carrots 3

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