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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…

Taste of Spring: Cultivating Change (Updated)

We are excited to invite you out to the farm for our Taste of Spring: Cultivating Change farm dinner May 14th June 4th from 5:30 – 10:00pm in support of young Houston farmers. We’ll be hosting a dinner on the…

New Farm Stand

This month the farm had it’s new Farm Stand delivered, a 20 foot shipping container with a retrofitted popup window. The new Farm Stand will help us facilitate our on the farm markets and is a step up from the…

Signs of Spring

Spring is an exciting time at the farm when the diversity of produce shifts and the weather is mild before heading into the heat of summer. This spring will be very busy as we hope to finish a few large…

TXRX Labs Partnership

We are excited to be partnering with TXRX Labs, Houston’s largest hacker/maker space, to bring our farm classes accessible to a broader audience. TXRX Labs will post our classes on their website so look for our logo to indicate which…

January by the Numbers

We make a real effort to be conscientious of how we run our farm as well as the products and inputs that make this work. Please jump to our January by the Numbers 2015 to compare. Volunteer Hours 167 Hours 30 minutes…

A Year in Review

It’s always nice to take a minute to look back at the work that’s been done. 2015 was a big year for the farm having expanded from an 1/8 of an acre to ¾ of an acre in production with…