If you’ve ever made the drive from Austin to Fredericksburg along U.S. Highway 290, you’ve likely been dazzled by the abundance of wineries. But have you ever noticed the countless number of ...

West of Austin and just east of Fredericksburg, nestled between wineries and hay fields, is a tract of savanna grassland — an ecosystem defined by grasslands dotted with oak trees. Historically, ...
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Down a winding country road surrounded by idyllic farmland, grazing cattle and the sounds of goat bleats and cricket chirps, lies Hat & Heart Farm. This 93-acre plot of hard-worked land nestled ...
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There is no mistaking Hairston Creek as you drive up County Road 335 toward the farm that bears its name. It is a big creek, with clear, crystal-green pools that suggest underground springs and ...
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Tara Chapman didn’t expect to fall in love with bees. She took her first beekeeping class on a whim, seeking a bit of work-life balance. Instead of just an inspiring hobby, beekeeping quickly ...
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From the outside, the ’80s ranch-style home on a cul-de-sac in Southwest Austin looks like any other, but follow a dirt path lined with raised beds of nasturtiums, Swiss chard and Turk’s cap to ...
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From the street, Rain Lily Farm looks like a typical prewar bungalow. You wouldn’t know there’s an urban farm there at all, and for most of the property’s history, there wasn’t. Before ...
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by Pamela Walkerphotos courtesy of Native American Seed Native American Seed is a seed propagation farm and seed cleaning and sales business, located a few miles from Junction, Texas. The 262-acre ...
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