By MM Pack   Photography by Justin Butts Even for a farm dog, Bando has a complicated job description and he takes his work seriously. He’s responsible for nightly patrols here at ...
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By Dorsey BargerPhotography by Jody Horton Life on HausBar Farms in East Austin is a marvelous, circular dance between vegetables and animals; a whirling waltz of eating and pooping, fertilizing, ...
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By Layne LynchPhotography by Jenna Noel When Judith McGeary founded the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance (FARFA) six and a half years ago, she intended to take a short leave of absence from ...
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By Veronica Meewes Photography by Whitney Arostegui  Urban Patchwork (UP), Austin’s first nonprofit neighborhood farm network, launched three years ago, very appropriately, on ...
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By Carol Ann SaylePhotography by Jenna Noel When my husband, Larry Butler, is asked for advice on starting a farm, most folks—ignited with a spring-like fantasy of farming—want to ...
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By Elizabeth WinslowPhotography by Pauline Stevens What is now the lively, noisy, vibrant, densely populated neighborhood of East Austin was once a dark-alluvial-soil-rich stretch of the ...
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The minds behind Resolution Gardens already had a great thing going. For the past three years, the nonprofit, led by Austin Green Art founder Randy Jewart, has been empowering people to grow their ...
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By Carol Ann SaylePhotography by Paul Sokal I have grown fava beans for eight years. Most fava seed offered in the U.S. is meant to grow leguminous cover crops to enrich the soil—three to five ...
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