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  • Newsletter | Green Gate Farms
    the River is No Longer a Fence Part 1 By Green Gate Farms on August 12 2014 in Blog Essays Farm News Newsletter Good fences make good neighbors Bad fences make bad neighbors No fences makes war After enduring months of cattle trespassing on our farm I finally drew a line in the silty loam For years the Colorado River has doubled as a water source and natural fence for livestock Then came the drought and LCRA Continue Reading 0 Spring Summer CSA Newsletter Week 4A of 20 By Green Gate Farms on April 8 2014 in Blog CSA Farm News Newsletter Contents Notes From The Field with Farmer Jamie Teaching kids how to feed themselves and how to live in a community responsibly is the center of an education Alice WatersNEW FARM INSTITUTE 2014 Spring Summer CSA Week 4A 1 Napa Cabbage 2 Mustard Greens 3 Swiss Chard 4 Mizuna 5 Green Onion Scapes 6 Green Continue Reading 0 Green Gate Farms Newsletter April 1 2014 By Green Gate Farms on April 2 2014 in Blog Farm News Newsletter Contents NOTES FROM THE FIELD with Farmer EvanUPCOMING EVENTSTXYFC Meet and Mingle Mixer Saturday April 5th 5pm 9pm Green Gate Farms You as a food buyer have the distinct privilege of proactively participating in shaping the world your children will inherit Joel Salatin Holy Cows Hog Heaven 2014 Spring Summer CSA Week 2B 1 Green Garlic Continue Reading 0 Newsletter March 12th 2014 By Green Gate Farms on March 13 2014 in Blog CSA Farm News Newsletter To help you make the most of your CSA share visit RecipeShare with WorkShare Emily NOTES FROM THE FIELD with Farmer Jamie Dear Members Figures that the final week of our Winter CSA season coincides with 35 mph winds and the prediction of

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  • Plant Sale Saturday, CSA Starts Tuesday | Green Gate Farms
    farm with no paid marketing staff we depend upon you to share the love We are working on improving our website and hope to post flyers there soon In the meantime email us at greengatefarms gmail if you would like to post some of our fliers Thanks Fall Organic Plant Sale This Saturday Saturday September 18 10 00 12 00 Fall is the perfect time to have a garden in Central Texas The bugs are worn out the weeds grow slower and the weather just gets better and better To ensure you get the highest quality plants don t miss our certified organic plant sale at our farm stand Kick off the season with hard to find flavorful varieties of vegetables herbs and flowers including Toscano kale rainbow chard Hakurei turnips chiogga beets zephyr squash packman broccoli veronica cauliflower dimaggio onions hollyhock zinnia gomphrena and sunflower Free farm tour learn about our CSA Come see how Green Gate Farms selects and grows its certified organic vegetables flowers herbs and animals during an in depth tour of our historic five acre farm You ll meet rare breeds of sheep goats pigs and chickens learn about composting explore the historic hayloft and the importance of sustainable systems We ll also explain how our Community Supported Agriculture program works Memberships typically fill before the season so don t wait to join CSA begins Tuesday join now with new Paypal option CSA membership is the fuel that keeps our farm running Don t wait to join Next Tuesday kicks off our 14 week Fall season which promises to be bountiful I was going to say beautiful too but that would require all the broken things around the farm get fixed quickly Vote with Your Fork Want Austin to have more green space more local

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  • Newsletter | Green Gate Farms
    News Fried Green Tomato cooking class this Saturday Upcoming Events and more Continue Reading 0 Newsletter CSA Week 7 By Green Gate Farms on November 5 2010 in Newsletter Farm Update While Farmer Skip and I were attending Terra Madre Slow Food s International Conference for farmers and food activists the winter crops came in The Turnip Greens and Kale are gorgeous And due to last night s first light frost we picked quite a few Green Tomatoes this morning You ll also find the last of Continue Reading 0 Friday s CBS Early Show will feature us and Willie Nelson By Green Gate Farms on October 1 2010 in Newsletter In this issue Farm Camp for Adults Fall Shares via PayPal Upcoming Events Green Gate Farms In the News and more Continue Reading 0 CSA Newsletter Week 2 By Green Gate Farms on September 30 2010 in Newsletter Farmer Update We are late in welcoming you to the Fall 2010 CSA Season The first week of shares and official fall started last week Weatherwise however the season felt like it arrived this week with a Northern high that swept away that relentless humidity and dropped temps into can you believe it Continue Reading 0 Weekly Newsletter By Green Gate Farms on September 20 2010 in Newsletter This week at the farm a lot is going on and we will tell you more soon still have CSA memberships available and farm stand opens October 1 Website under construction Continue Reading 0 Previous 1 4 5 6 Next 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

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  • Farm News | Green Gate Farms
    Newsletter Notes From the Field Recipes ContentsFIELD NOTES RECIPE SHARE WITH FARMER KATIETomato SauceSoups and StewsTips and WarningsThings You ll Need CSA WEEK 14A SUMMER ABUNDANCE CONTINUES4th of July Plans GREEN GATE FARM IS HIRINGFIELD NOTES Howdy As we get deeper into the summer and closer to the end of the CSA the heat is really starting to set in I do have to Continue Reading 0 Farm Angels By Green Gate Farms on June 24 2015 in CSA Farm News Flowers This photo of Community Organizer Nikkie Shubitz holding our first flower share of the season makes me happy She put together a group of people a k a farm members at her office a k a pick up site who receive vegetables eggs and flowers from Green Gate each week a k a reliable income COs are our Farm Angels They alight Continue Reading 0 CSA Newsletter Week 13B By Green Gate Farms on June 22 2015 in Blog CSA Farm News Newsletter Notes From the Field Recipes ContentsFIELD NOTESRecipe Share from Farm Camp THE SUMMER ABUNDANCE CONTINUES CSA WEEK 13B4th of July Plans Reserve your Bushel Basket for Canning Today ON SALE THIS WEEK GREEN GATE FARM STAND 8310 Canoga Ave near E MLK and Decker Lane Tuesdays 3 6pm Fridays Saturdays 10 2pm Call 512 484 2746 to place advance ordersLAST FAMILY FARM DAY OF THE SEASONFIELD NOTES Continue Reading 0 Rain Share By Green Gate Farms on June 16 2015 in CSA Farm News Flowers Rain is predicted today Again Massive amounts are headed for east of 1 35 say the folks at KVUE This time we ve built up some berms in an attempt to redirect flooding And I m trying to focus on working with what we have not mourning what was lost

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  • Choosing Good, Clean, & Fair Restaurants | Green Gate Farms
    soon as GroACT the now forming Growers Alliance of Central Texas has the results in we ll share them with you In the meantime here are some questions to ask your server to ensure your choices really support your local farms and local economy Seven Simple Questions for Your Server About the Menu 1 How often does your menu change Frequent changes are good usually means the chef is cooking seasonally 2 Can you highlight some of the locally sourced items on your menu 3 How often does your menu feature local foods Is it usually just one weekly special or more About Sourcing 4 How does your restaurant define local 5 How does your restaurant source local food From which farms or distributors 6 Are these farms certified organic 7 We prefer eating humanely raised pastured meats Do you know if your meats are raised this way Encourage more Local Food Be sure to tell your server and chef that you ll be back as their menu features more local organic choices Note When in doubt the Environmental Working Group an organization of scientists researchers and policymakers recommends avoiding the Dirty Dozen a list of conventionally grown fruits and vegetables that test positive for as many as 67 chemicals in favor of the Clean 15 See foodnews org for details CSA Potluck This Saturday Please join us for this season s member potluck lunch Friends and family are welcome Dogs are not This Saturday December 4th 12pm 2pm Come meet other CSA members enjoy some delicious food including Kestrel s truffles and enjoy the farm This Week s Share May Feature 11A out of our 14 week season Potatoes Yukon Gold and Red Bliss Carrots Kale Turnips or Beets Tomatoes green red and orange Peppers Green Shallots Pac choy

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  • This Week’s Share: Week 11A | Green Gate Farms
    Partners Keep Our Green Gates Open Return to Content This Week s Share Week 11A By Green Gate Farms on December 2 2010 in Farm News This Week s Share Potatoes Yukon Gold and Red Bliss Carrots Kale Turnips or Beets Tomatoes green red and orange Peppers Green Shallots Pac choy a variety of bok choy Dill or cilantro or parsley Soon Broccoli Romanescu cauliflower far out looking pointy green treat Blue Hubbard or African Squash About Green Gate Farms View all posts by Green Gate Farms Happy Thanksgiving Enjoy the heat before Friday s freeze Choosing Good Clean Fair Restaurants 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

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  • Happy Thanksgiving, Enjoy the heat before Friday’s freeze | Green Gate Farms
    Skip s great aim at our other farm While we are closed Thanksgving Day to celebrate family and local food we ll be open our usual hours on Friday 12 6 and Saturday 10 2 Please feel free to bring friends and family to to the farm this weekend We will conduct our popular farm tour at noon 5 per person which includes meeting piglets and new kids Speaking of friends CSA members are welcome to bring them next week when we host our CSA Potluck Lunch Saturday 12 2 See more below GIving Thanks Here s what we say at Farm Camp For the deep earth the cradles the seed For the rain that brings forth the green leaves For the stars that give form to the flowers For the warm sun that ripens the fruit For all this goodness and beauty we give thanks Thank you for supporting our farm We hope your holiday is bountiful Sign Up For Spring As a current CSA member you have first dibs on shares in the Spring season The Spring season is an estimated 20 weeks beginning mid to end March start date depending on weather and likely running through the end of July Sign up now to reserve your share This Week s Share May Feature Week 10B Lettuce Arugula Garlic Broccoli Turnips Kale Chard or Collards Green Beans Dill Cilantro Tomatoes Cauliflower Beets About Green Gate Farms View all posts by Green Gate Farms CSA Newsletter Week 9 This Week s Share Week 11A 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

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  • Thanksgiving Pies by Kestrel | Green Gate Farms
    Workshare Program Volunteer Partners Keep Our Green Gates Open Return to Content Thanksgiving Pies by Kestrel By Green Gate Farms on November 10 2010 in Events Farm News Homemade organic pies in time for Thanksgiving Made by our administrative assistant Kestrel and using fresh organic Green Gate Farms ingredients these pies are sure to go quickly Pick up your apple and or pumpkin pies at the farm Tuesday the 23rd or Wednesday the 24th 1 pm 4 pm 20 each About Green Gate Farms View all posts by Green Gate Farms Costs of Obesity Volunteers needed this week 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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