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farm tour: gleaning after the harvest at green gate farms, 12/4/2011

December 1, 2011

Date: Sunday December 4th 2011, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: Green Gate Farms, 8310 Canoga Ave., Austin, TX, USA
RSVP: purchase tickets here, $15

This kid-friendly workshop explores the concept of gleaning, which is the ancient practice of collecting and donating leftover crops to charity. Help glean at this historic, intown farm while teaching your children the importance of community with Green Gate Farms founders Erin Flynn and Skip Connett. Workshop begins with farm tour (suitable for all ages) featuring hands-on time with rare breed piglets, goats, chickens; exploring 109-year-old barn and hayloft; and tasting wild field greens and cultivated varieties. Tour tickets are $15 (purchase at slowfoodandGreenGate.eventbee.com). Bring coolers to transport any certified organic vegetables, meats, and eggs you purchase.

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