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Houston Grown - A Celebration of Tres Años at Tres Robles

This May will mark the three (3) year anniversary since the founding of Finca Tres Robles and you are invited to come share in this special occasion with us. Join us on the farm for a multi-course meal incorporating local…

The farm is earmarking a percentage of our produce this upcoming Spring to go to up to twenty (20) families at Ninfa Laurenzo Early Childhood Center and we are looking for Community Sponsors to provide these shares free of charge….

Finca Fall Farm Dinner

We are excited to invite you out to the farm for our Fall Farm Dinner November 5th from 5:00 – 10:00pm. We’ll be hosting a dinner on the farm incorporating the farm’s produce prepared by Chef Ben McPherson, cool drinks,…

Setting the Table Field Trip

Two weeks ago, the farm hosted the first ever “Setting the Table” field trip, the concept and hard work of Courtney Robins. The goal of these field trips are to bring Houstonians together to share a healthy meal, connecting ourselves…

Summer Intern

Thanks to our Texas Young Farmer Grant, we have been able to establish a paid summer Farm Internship program (one of a kind in Houston) with the goal of hiring a young person from the area to expose them to…

Neighborhood Field Trips

We were lucky to have students from Burnet Elementary School come out to the farm for a visit two weeks ago. They are just up the street from us and we have been working to find an opportunity for them to…

East End Table Dinner

The East End Table dinner at the farm was a great success. It was a beautiful night full of delicious food and great company. Chef Jeremy Goodwin of Single Man’s Kitchen designed a wonderful multi-course menu showcasing Gulf Coast cuisine made from…

Farm Field Trips

This month we hosted two groups of students at the farm from both ends of the school spectrum. The little preschoolers from Ninfa Laurenzo Early Childhood Center just up the street came to explore the farm with us. We walked around…

Greenhouse Construction

Construction has begun on our new greenhouse. While there is still quite a bit of work to do, the basic frame has been assembled and installed. Our new 48 foot greenhouse will provide us with the additional nursery space for…

April Showers

It seemed like the rains would never stop in April. We received almost a foot of rain over the past few weeks. It has been unusually wet out on the farm but things have dried out and our plants seem…