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There’s nothing like a visiting school group to make the farm come alive. This morning we toured Khabele School kindergartners around the fields and introduced them to horse, goats, pigs, rabbits, chickens and Guinea hens. We showed them sustainable systems – spent grain used for feed, drip irrigation used for water conservation, etc. — and […]

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Farm to School Kick-off

Six miniature “chicken tractors” sat on display at Green Gate Farms last week. Their designers were fifth graders at the Austin Jewish Academy and they had come to present their prototypes to the farmers. Quirky yet comfortable, these Suess-like houses would make any rooster crow. There was the rambling, two-story Hotel Cluck next to a contemporary […]

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