Category Archives: Aquaponics

Unexpected Bastrop Sustainable Meetup

Will Holcomb, Bastrop Sustainable Meetup Organizer  and George Swanson got the chance to set up this Meetup at Buda Aquaponics, one night for the next day. Plenty of forewarning… uh huh! George had a Meetup with Bastrop Sustainable at the … Continue reading

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Texas Solar Society Tours

We got a real surprise. The Texas Solar Society asked The Purple Gate Farm to be one of the open house solar tour locations in Bastrop County. Because we are a very small farm, we were surprised to be asked … Continue reading

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Aquaponic Class At Bright Ideas

My name is Mary. Catherine, my daughter and I were lured once again to Bright Ideas Hydroponics Address: 4201 S Congress Ave #310, Austin, TX 78745 Phone:(512) 444-2100 I think we had a misunderstanding about the content of this class … Continue reading

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Texas Holiday Herbs

I remember as a childĀ  entering my home in Alaska from playing in the snow to be enveloped in delicious, hunger stimulating scents coming from the kitchen. My mother was busy preparing a Thanksgiving feast. Many years later, I entered … Continue reading

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Aquaponics-Gone Fishing

My daughter and I put off the task as long as possible, but the temperature dropping to freezing make our decision for us. We had worked for two years to get to this point and we just had to go … Continue reading

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