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Summer is Here!

NEW FARM INSTITUTE NEWS  Hi friends,The sun is out, and the farm is buzzing! This week, we said goodbye to our class of Junior Farmers: Mrs. Hidalgo’s 5th grade class from the Austin Jewish Academy celebrated three months of farm-based education with a day of chores, certifications, and cake. They made an invaluable contribution to our […]

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February 2014 News Release

February Events Include: Family Farm Day(s), Help farmers feed the animals and do daily chores February 8 & 22  (Saturday) 10am-12pm, $10 per person, sliding scale available. Weed Dating Potluck, New to town? Need a break from the bar scene? Come out for your second annual Weed Dating Potluck. Single folks ages 18 to 98 […]

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December News Release

Dec 2013 NFI News Release

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Hoop House Workshop 11/24/13 Postponed

Unfortunately due to delays in the shipping of our Hoop House and the predicted cold weather, we are canceling this weekend’s Hoop House Workshop. Stay posted as we plan to reschedule on an upcoming Sunday between the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Check back soon for updates. 

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Boys Hunting and Shooting Camp Fun!

Boys Hunting and Shooting Camp at Green Gate Farms’ River Farm introduced 12 boys to outdoor skills, including fishing, shooting, archery, camp making, tracking and nature exploration.  Next camp, Dec. 1-2: see fun here!    

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Shotgun weddin’ potluck benefit

Join us March 3rd for the next NFI benefit! We’ll have lots of live music, beer and cider from Split Rail Ales, a big ol’ Southern style community potluck, and… a full-on shotgun wedding procession parody.

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Fall at the Farm, 11/12

When: Saturday, November 12 · 4:00pm – 11:00pm Where: Green Gate Urban Farm How much: A suggested donation of $12 will benefit the New Farm Institute. Have you ever experienced fall at a farm? Changing colors, gentle breezes, idyllic weather, newborn animals, the first tender kale leaves… it’s a beautiful, life-affirming experience and we want […]

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Farm Camps for Kids and Adults

November Farm Camps for Adults (11/13) and Kids (11/19). Reserve your space today!

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Endless Summer Bash, 10/1

Don’t miss this end of summer community potluck fundraiser featuring live music, beer, ice cream, and a town hall discussion with guest speakers.

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Earthbag Shed Building

Volunteer Opportunity, October 1 and 2 at the Urban Farm. Help us finish the amazing earthbag storage shed!

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