UT Micro Farm: Community Grown From The Ground Up!

Howdy, everyone! Now that we’re getting back into the swing of things, we wanted to share with you a little tidbit about what we’ll be doing over at your favorite campus farm this season!

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For a little background: the UT Micro Farm is the University of Texas’ first student-run, campus farm! We’re growing good food for our local community, while creating and facilitating a number of opportunities for innovation, education, sustainable systems, and interdisciplinary contribution.

We’re interested in offering the community the opportunity to learn about organic food production and the ability to explore the ingenuity and creativity that sustainable urban farming requires. We love how communities come together through food and how this space of collaboration cultivates resiliency and positive growth.

 This year we’ll be growing vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers for UT dining halls, a campus farm stand, and a neighborhood food shelter. For the fall season we’ll be planting chard, kale, collards, dill, cilantro, broccoli, bok choy, cucumbers, black eyed peas, green beans, cat grass, potatoes and more!

 We are student planned, manned, and executed and we always appreciate volunteers. This semester we have scheduled workdays on:

 Wednesday 5:00 – 8:00 PM

Saturday     9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

If interested, bring water, gloves (if you have them), and make sure to dress for the weather. We are located on 2204 Leona St. which is just on the east side of I-35, near campus.

  To learn more about us, our mission, our love for Austin urban gardening and more information about the farm, visit us at:

utmicrofarm.wordpress.com | Facebook.com/UTMicroFarm

Hope to see you soon!

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