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  • Venue Features | Green Gate Farms
    Austin s International Airport is named for immigrated from Sweden they built a beautiful barn in 1902 that features a hayloft that has been used for dinners film screenings meetings yoga classes and more Seats 80 guest Children s Garden Shaded space beside the Big Red Barn featuring flower garden beds fruit trees Adirondack chairs vintage metal swings hammocks and park benches Children love to explore the Magic Tree House Excellent place for band and film projections Seats 100 guests Farm Stand Rustic open air covered space with partial brick floor perfect setting for dinner beside garden and fields Has been used for silent auctions and as a bar area Seats 50 guests Feast Between the Fields Guests may dine here under the stars or under tents This long lawn nestled between two lush vegetable fields is where we set up outdoor feasts or dance tents Seats 200 guests Dinner in the Hayloft Henhouse Future site of our New Farm Institute s Education Center Your guests will enjoy exploring where our goats pigs chickens bees and ducks live Learn more about our nonprofit education center at www newfarminstitute org Open Air Pavilion under construction A flexible open air space with a small pagoda overlooking the organic vegetable fields and historic windmill Can feature formal or informal seating styles according to your preferences Seats 150 guests Under construction est completion June 2014 Gorgeous Want to see more photos Take a visual tour on pinterest Ready for more details Wedding Package Details and Rates 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

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  • Wedding Package Details & Rates | Green Gate Farms
    Feast Between the Fields acres of beautiful grounds and livestock areas ducks chickens pony sheep goats Areas for lawn games tree houses for children to enjoy Free parking for 200 guests On site manager Referrals to proven chefs caterers bakers musicia Tables chairs for 100 party responsible for set up break down On site composting WiFi internet access Access to farm prior to event for engagement bridal photos Feel free to sit on the tractor or include our antique windmill and gorgeous sunset in your photos Movie Screen And Remember Wedding Celebrations Support the New Farm Institute Tax Deductible When you choose to have your wedding here you are supporting the farm s education initiatives which range from summer camps to incubating new sustainable farmers A portion of your payment 500 is a tax deductible donation to New Farm Institute the farm s 501 c 3 nonprofit organization that teaches sustainable farmers of all ages Prices Danielle Capitol Photography Peak March thru July October thru December 4 000 Off Peak January February September 3 500 Prices include 50 deposit required with Rental Agreement to reserve date 500 refundable damage deposit with Reservation Hourly rates include your set up and clean up time Rates subject to change Ready to book Contact us at greengatefarmswedding gmail com We are excited to help you with your special day Want even more great services Click here for information on additional features fees Such as Certified Organic Flowers and Produce Horse Drawn Carriage Bridal Coach or for Guests Red cart pulled by pony White Sox wearing bells Dove Release Farm Tour Hay bales Quilts Flower Vases Chairs Tables Organic Farm Gifts Lodging Make A Donation Fundraising Websites Crowdrise Become A Farm Supporter First Name Last Name Email Address Photos on flick r Helpful Links Join

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  • Recommended Partners | Green Gate Farms
    for you that will captivate your family and friends Writer teacher and most important to us Green Gate Farm volunteer Katrina offers a special discount for couples who chose Green Gate Farms as their venue Contact her at katrinabaecht gmail com and check her website Spoken Heart Ceremonies Caterers and Chefs We Like El Locavore Barbara Frisbie barbara frisbiedesign com Barbara s company has grown along with our farm Together we have worked on feasts tastings and new products You can see her and her recipes and our farm featured in Sur La Table s cookbook Eating Local The Cookbook Inspired by America s Farmers She is adept at handling events large and small as well as creating memorable gifts Split Rail Ales Field and Fare Tony Grasso tony moontower coop Few people enjoy cooking game slow roasting hogs brisket and lamb or creating rustic fare as much as Tony Co Founder of the Moontower Co op If your guests want an all organic locally sourced meal prepared by one of the most steadfast supporters of local farmers perhaps with small batch ales and ciders brewed especially for your event then Tony s your guy Just make sure to give him 60 days notice for food and 90 days if you want ales and or ciders because he gets awful busy https www facebook com Split Rail Ales Field andFare Mindful Bellyful Emily Leuba Jones mindfulbellyful gmail com 522 653 4755 Emily is a delight to work with As a member of our farm she transforms every ingredient we grow into tasty loving meals Take a look at what she wrote about her farm shares http mindfulbellyful blogspot com Make A Donation Fundraising Websites Crowdrise Become A Farm Supporter First Name Last Name Email Address Photos on flick r Helpful

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  • Event FAQs | Green Gate Farms
    your photos it can seat up to 75 guests in the hayloft Our Children s Garden a shady area beside the barn is perfect for picnics and for children who d like to explore our Magic Tree House In addition to acres of lush vegetable rows your guests will enjoy seeing our livestock areas that feature rare breed ducks pony sheep goats chickens and pigs To learn more see our Amenities Do you offer any special services We re happy to provide you with horse drawn wagon or buggy rides for bride or guests organic food and flowers and decorative items ranging from quilts and Mason jars to hay bales and flower vases Fun on farm lodging Teepees should be available in 2014 You are welcome to use the side of the barn or movie screen in the hayloft to showcase photos or films Does your venue often accommodate more than one event at a time No The farm is all yours when you are here How many tables and chairs are available Your rental fee includes access to all of our tables a mix of rectangles and rounds and chairs a mix of folding chairs and benches which can seat 150 guests Who sets up and breaks down all the tables and chairs for my event Event set up and break down is done by your event planner catering company or friends and family Are sparklers firework or candles allowed The Big Red Barn is a historic site no smoking or fireworks is allowed near the buildings Fireworks are not allowed because they spook our livestock and guard dogs Covered candles and luminaries are permitted everywhere but in the Big Red Barn Is there a sound system or band at Green Gate Farms How late can music play In order to be good neighbor loud music must end by 11 p m You are welcome to have quieter acoustic music play longer We do not have a sound system or house band but this is Austin and we re happy to refer you to a wide range of talent How many guests can Green Gate Farms host We can accommodate up to 250 guests Do you offer valet parking How many parking spaces are available Parking for 200 cars is easily accessible to the Big Red Barn Valets have not been necessary for the many events we ve hosted here What kind of liability insurance do we need This blog article summarizes everything http wedding theknot com wedding planning wedding problems articles wedding insurance 101 aspx MsdVisit 1 A basic insurance policy that covers loss of photos videos attire presents rings and deposits usually costs anywhere between 155 and 550 depending on the amount of coverage you want General liability insurance which covers up to 1 000 000 for accidents costs around 185 Wedsafe or Wedsure or your home insurance can provide more information Do you offer lodging Are accommodations nearby Our farm is just eight miles east of

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  • Community Organizer FAQ | Green Gate Farms
    program work A Community Organizer picks up weekly shares from the farm for at least 2 members during the season and brings them to a location such as a home school or office where members can pick up their shares As a Community Organizer you choose the pick up location and then coordinate with the farm on the day and time that works best Each week Community Organizers are responsible for retrieving shares from the farm after noon on their designated pick up day keeping shares e g produce flowers and eggs cool typically in large clean coolers in a shaded or indoor area ensuring that members sign in when they pick up their share We provide a sheet of names with contact information to ensure that everyone gets their share returning bags to the farm so we re able to pack them the following week Organizers do not collect money Green Gate Farms uses an online system that allows each member to administer their own account The farm also sends out a weekly email to remind members to pick up their food On your pick up day each share is bagged and ready to go into your coolers In exchange for your organizing efforts and being the CSA point of contact you receive discounted food 3 What are the Responsibilities of the Community Organizer A Community Organizer agrees to Get shares from Green Gate Farms weekly during the CSA season and administer a pick up location and time such as Saturday from 12 4 from coolers located on the front porch of your house Provide clean large coolers to keep shares cool and make distribution easy Maintain a sign in sheet provided by Green Gate Farms where members check off their names when they pick up their shares Arrange for a back up Community Organizer in the event that you cannot make it due to illness vacation etc so that the process remains seamless for members Be a point of contact for members in your group if for instance they go on vacation and have a friend pick up in their stead or they need to reschedule a pick up time Notify us immediately if there are any problems Some organizers have also organized potlucks and supper clubs for their members but that s not required However we encourage you to have fun and make new friends 4 What assistance will Green Gate Farms provide Green Gate Farms wants to make this process as smooth as possible for you and we will Process all member share payments and bag fees Advertise your pick up site location on our website to help you recruit members to your group Allow members to quickly and easily sign up for your location and submit payment Have each share bagged and ready to go when you arrive each week and load them into your coolers for you Provide a sign in sheet for members to check off when they pick up their shares Brainstorm

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  • Volunteers needed this week! | Green Gate Farms
    Return to Content Volunteers needed this week By Green Gate Farms on November 10 2010 in Events Hello volunteers This is an open call for volunteers at the farm this week in preparation for our Hoedown for Heifer Fundraiser on Saturday This week only we invite you to come out and volunteer any time We can use all the help we can get Tasks may include cleaning stringing lights cuddling baby goats etc PLEASE CALL FIRST to let us know you re coming 512 484 2746 Thanks in advance and we re looking forward to working with you About Green Gate Farms View all posts by Green Gate Farms Thanksgiving Pies by Kestrel Fried Green Tomato Class Saturday 2 Responses to Volunteers needed this week Danielle September 28 2012 at 11 50 pm Hello My friend Danicka volunteers at your farm and she Told me about your work trade program I d love to volunteer if possible Im open Thursday mornings as well as any time on Monday or Tuesday Thanks Danielle Reply Meg October 1 2013 at 10 19 pm Hello A friend of mine also mentioned this farming opportunity to me and I am interested in coming by tomorrow morning to help out see you then Meg Reply Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply Comment Name required Email will not be published required Website 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

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  • Green Gate Farms | Green Gate Farms
    Gate Farms on July 24 2015 in CSA Farm News Flowers Last week I took a brief reprieve beside a lake in New Jersey This much needed break from floods and other unexpected disappointments meant that our talented staff crafted your bouquets By the look of this gorgeous weekly share photo taken by our friend Kristen Wiggins I wasn t missed Continue Reading 0 CSA NEWSLETTER WEEK 17B By Green Gate Farms on July 21 2015 in Blog CSA Farm News Meat Newsletter Notes From the Field Recipes ContentsFIELD NOTESRECIPESHAREFALL CSA COMING SOONWHAT S IN YOUR MEAT SHARE JULY MEAT CSAWE RE HIRINGCALL FOR BOOKKEEPING INTERNFUN STUFF AROUND AUSTINFIELD NOTES Howdy folks Thanks for sticking with us to the end This is the second to last week of the CSA for most members but the last week for some Alternating B week members will be receiving Continue Reading 0 CSA Newsletter Week 16A By Green Gate Farms on July 14 2015 in Farm News Newsletter Notes From the Field Recipes FIELD NOTES Its looking like Texas summer is finally on its way Temperatures are supposed to be in the high 90 s this week and possibly hit the triple digits early next week That means fewer and fewer crops Continue Reading 0 A Tale of Two Barns By Green Gate Farms on July 7 2015 in Essays Farm Based Education Farm News by Farmer Skip Adapt or die is nature s first and final law Defy it all we want nature demands change and even the greatest fortunes cannot maintain the status quo This past week I saw that sobering truth up close at Shelburne Farms in Vermont the Downton Abbey of Sustainable Ag Here in the land Continue Reading 1 Previous 1 2 3 4 88 Next Make A

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  • Fish From the Field | Green Gate Farms
    Internships Workshare Program Volunteer Partners Keep Our Green Gates Open Return to Content Fish From the Field By Green Gate Farms on April 29 2008 in Essays Saturday night s strong storms had an unexpected benefit for our kids The power was still out at their school on Monday and everyone was sent home at 10 a m Three of their classmates returned with them so their mom could keep her business appointment in San Antonio That added up to five kids on the farm with seemingly nothing to do So Erin and I put them to work First on the list was pulling carrots Among harvest chores pulling carrots ranks up at the top for being kid friendly especially when the rain soaked soil gives up her orange fruit without a fight Before long a contest started who could pull the most at once who could find the biggest the ugliest the most deformed When the novelty wore away the kids tried to slip away but Erin kept their hands to the row until 15 bunches were made About Green Gate Farms View all posts by Green Gate Farms Farmers Need Affordable Water Corn hard and sweet No comments yet Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply Comment Name required Email will not be published required Website 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

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