Vendor Spotlight: New Leaf Agriculture

New Leaf Agriculture is a nonprofit social enterprise of the Multicultural Refugee Coalition. They support refugee families through a community garden plot in Austin, and in early 2018 they launched a commercial farm in Elgin. The New Leaf Farm employs organic and sustainable practices while training refugee farmers for paid agricultural work that is dignified, in-demand, and familiar from their countries of […]

Vendor Spotlight: Bouldin Food Forest

Permaculture is a methodology for designing ecosystems that closely mimic nature. At Bouldin Food Forest, farmer Ben McConnell follows these methods to create a sustainable farm that grows vegetables, greens, herbs and fruits. Located an hour northeast of Austin, Ben designed his farm to protect the health and well-being of the surrounding area. That meant […]