Hi, How Are You?

These April showers are bringing... April flowers! Plus artichokes and mushrooms. 🙂                               We're having trouble identifying the species of the mushrooms, though. If you have any idea, please share in the comments! The Microfarm crew and our lovely volunteers have …

Harvest Update

  A quick photo guide to what we have available at our Microfarm stand Grab your reusable grocery bags and visit us next Monday in front of the FAC on campus from 3-5! [Not pictured: Green onions] Stay tuned for our warm weather produce: Snow peas, beets, leeks, purple hull peas, various bean varieties, fava …

Locavore

Based on the four years I have been in Austin, here’s what I can tell are the steps to full-mode Austinite: Get a bike, become a liberal, wear a hipster hat, learn to play an instrument, get a tattoo, get another tattoo, find your coffee shop, eat a lot of tacos, and become locally minded. …

Update

This spring semester will be a special one for the microfarm. We have a large and lovely group of interns with creative ideas on bringing the farm to its full potential. The farm is already in great condition, but it has now reached a point where we can experiment with different ideas and see which …

Welcome Back

The microfarm hopes your holidays were wonderful and welcomes you back to school. Enjoy syllabus week and get outside to take in this perfect weather while you can! The microfarm will be hosting workdays Thursday 3-5 and Sunday 9-12, beginning tomorrow, January 21st. We can never have too many helping hands. It's also not too …

Farm Update

Happy fall, farmers. I hope you all have your flannel shirts, boots, and PSLs ready for the day it gets below 90 degrees. It's almost time to sport those fall fashions, though I've seen quite a few students jumping the gun on it. Autumn is my favorite season, largely because it's so centered around FOOD. There always …