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21Jul 2018

New Cover Crops and Water Quality Fact Sheets, Infographics and Slide Set Now Available Barges carrying agricultural products aren’t the only traffic on the Mississippi River. Nutrients and sediment from across the Mississippi River Basin travel down the river until reaching the Gulf, where they linger and create low oxygen “dead zones” in which many […]

19Jul 2018

Farmshare is hiring! To apply, submit your resume and cover letter along with two references to info@farmshareaustin.org. ​ Click position title for a detailed description. Please include which position you are applying for in the subject line. Mobile Market Manager Expected start date: Monday, September 10 Application closes Thursday August 9 *** Mobile Market Coordinators […]

19Jul 2018

Agripreneurship 101 Brings Financial Skills to Farmers On July 12th, Farmers from all around the state of Texas gathered in Elgin, Texas at the Fleming Community Center to discuss and learn about funding and financial planning for agricultural ventures. A big thanks to our event partners the Alamo Ranch Farmers Market and the Alliance for […]

04Apr 2018

ATX Jerky is looking to fill positions at their Elgin store location and for working at farmers’ markets.  Detailed descriptions of both jobs are below.  Contact Greg at (512) 796-1210 for more information. Market Workers: Most Markets are on Saturday Mornings requiring the vendors to be set-up by 8:30am.  The markets are generally open until 1pm.  […]

18Mar 2018

Seeking Full or Part Time Farm Assistants; Individuals or couple, join our growing Certified Organic vegetable and herb farm, a data driven operation, experience preferred but not required, diverse duties; Planting, Harvesting, Sorting & Packing, Weed control, Irrigation,  open field and greenhouses maintenance, may require deliveries to San Antonio and Austin, Dorm available, reference required. […]

08Mar 2018

As a FoodCorps service member, you can help kids learn what healthy food is, fall in love with it, and eat it every day.  FoodCorps recruits talented leaders for a year of full time paid public service building healthy school food environments in limited-resource communities. Learn more at the Food Corps site.  Deadline to apply […]

19Feb 2018

One of the distinctive features of food businesses is that most can start small and grow big.. or stay small, depending of course on the goals of the owner.  Here’s an article with key tips to use in your food biz. Little to Big: 8 Little Lessons for Big Results for New Food Entrepreneurs. by […]

09Feb 2018
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We’re excited to be in our 2nd year providing programming about local food and agriculture to Elgin ISD K-5 students enrolled in the after-school program.  The children are involved and engaged in the food preparation process then they get to taste their yummy concoctions!  We source as many ingredients as we can from local farms […]

04Feb 2018

We had a wonderful and very productive time at the TOFGA conference this year.  Here are links to PDFs of our presentations. Value-Added Production with Jonathan Hogan of Wicked Good – Here’s the link to Jonathan’s PDF presentation slides about Wicked Good and here’s the link to a PDF of our presentation “Finding your Opportunity.”  […]