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We’re building the biggest permaculture farm in Texas

By on Jun 19, 2017 in About us | 0 comments

Permaculture is a methodology to design ecosystems that closely mimic nature. We follow those methods to create a sustainable farm that grows vegetables, greens, herbs and fruits located an hour northeast of Austin. With 150 acres, we plan to be the biggest permaculture farm in Texas. Sustainable farms grow the best possible produce and design their farms to protect the health and well-being of the surrounding area. This means developing and fostering a rich ecosystem of plants, trees and animals that work in harmony with one another. A healthy ecosystem makes everything grow and taste better. As a food forest, trees will govern the land. Trees are amazing living things: They capture and store harmful pollutants that contribute to global warming, produce their own mulch and compost, reduce the impact of high winds, prevent erosion of valuable topsoil, communicate with other trees via...

PBS in the food forest

By on Mar 8, 2016 in Media | 0 comments

We were stoked to have the PBS TV show “Central Texas Gardener” here for a visit a few weeks ago to shoot footage of our Saturday farmstand. Linda Lehmusvirta and her crew are assembling a feature about Bouldin Food Forest for broadcast sometime this summer. Linda has some tidbits on her Facebook page. Even Lance the dog drooled over homegrown food at Central Texas Gardener’s morning taping at Stephanie and Ben McConnell… Posted by Linda Lehmusvirta on Saturday, February 20,...

Pop-up market at Seventh Flag Coffee

By on Feb 12, 2016 in Events | 0 comments

We’re moving the farmstand this Saturday down the street for a special event: To join our friends at Seventh Flag Coffee for a pop-up market day. The market will feature BFF and other local businesses, so it should be pretty fun. Come visit us for a great selection of fresh produce, including kale, lettuce, radish, spinach and grapefruit marmalade made with fruit grown in our garden. Here’s the details: When: Saturday, Feb. 13 Time: 10 am until 3 pm Where: Seventh Flag Coffee, at the corner of South First Street and...