Its looking like Texas summer is finally on its way. Temperatures are supposed to be in the high 90’s this week and possibly hit the triple digits early next week. That means fewer and fewer crops are thriving, and more and more are starting to shrivel and wilt under the scorching sun. Luckily we’ve made it this far through the season with relatively mild temperatures.
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MEAT SPECIAL: WHOLE & HALF GUINEA HOG
The meat from our rare-breed Guinea Hogs has an unmatched flavor and is perfect for grilling. Lucky for you, we have a few whole meat shares available from smaller animals (about 60 pounds). Here’s more info….
LOOKING FOR A HEALTHIER FAT? TRY LARD
Our Guinea Hogs produce the most amazing lard. Our freezers are full so we can offer this healthy alternative — less saturated fat than butter — for just $2/LB. To learn more: Click Here.
Do you have extra freezer space at your home, or homestead? Green Gate Farms is in need of your help, as we will be receiving an influx of CSA meat, and though it will soon be going to a new home, we don’t have the storage space at the moment to accommodate it all. Please consider making a donation of space today. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
FUN STUFF AROUND AUSTIN
July Green Drinks with Compost Pedallers, Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 6:00pm-8:00pm More Information
San Antonio Eco-Summit, Friday, July 24, 2015, 8:00am-4:00pm More information
Bastrop River Rally, Sunday, July 26, 2015 – 9:00am-4:00pm More Information
Handmade with Love: Italian Gelato Making with Dolce Neva, July 28, 2015 6:30pm-8:30pm More Information
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