By Jo Dwyer Photography by Farmer John  We all like to be needed in some way, don’t we? Being an especially attentive spouse, say, or an exemplary parent, a trusted friend or a pillar of the ...
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By Betsy Levy    Photography by Carole Topalian It’s 8:00 a.m. on a summer Saturday and most Austinites are still in bed. But at Johnson’s Backyard Garden CSA, sleepy volunteers slam ...
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By Andrea Abel Photography by Meg Griffiths Twenty miles east of Austin lies a bit of the Mediterranean in Central Texas—the two acres Randy Graybill calls Texas Lavender. A recent visit to ...
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