SPRING SEASON KICKS OFF with WEED DATING!

February Farm Events Schedule

 

Austin, TX, February 4, 2013 – Green Gate Farmswelcomes the community to its historic, certified organic farm for its eighth year of farming and educational events. Activities below are in addition to our weekly farm tour (every Saturday at noon) and Free Fridays at the Farm (10-2), a morning outing for parents who want to introduce their children to sustainable agriculture. This month’s fun:

 

WEED DATING, Saturday, February 16, 4-8pm: If you prefer pheromones to Facebook, join us for our farm version of speed dating. Open to ages 18-98, no farming/gardening experience required. Free event. Bring a dish/drink to share for potluck following farm tour, chores. Donation-based babysitting can be arranged by calling 484-2746.Weed daters who meet here and progress to matrimony eligible for free on-farm wedding!

 

FARM WORK DAY + SEED SWAP, Saturday, Feb. 23, 10-2pm. Families welcome.

 

CSA Sign-Up Starts Now: Reserve your share of our 20-week Vegetable/Flower/Egg CSAs season. Your membership keep our doors open. Long-term, discounted, full and half shares (even free shares!) available.

 

Seeking Workshare Staff, Interns: Interested in learning to farm or swapping food for work? Workshare members needed at Urban Farm and River Farm (near Bastrop). Attend orientations to learn more: Thursdays 9:00-9:45 or Saturdays, 12-1:30.

 

Volunteer Opportunities: ‘Tater planting — 7 tons! — time is here.  All hands needed at both farms now. No experience necessary. Sign up at https://greengatefarms.net/volunteer/form/.

 

Early Bird Camp Enrollment: Get the early-bird rate by enrolling in our Farm Camps before March 1. Kids Camps include: day camps held on AISD holidays (Feb. 18), Spring/Summer break, and Family Farm Days.

 

SAVE THE DATE: ORGANIC PLANT SALE + SEED SWAP, Saturday, March 9, 10-2

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