Tag Archives: Solar

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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Industrial Country Market-So Much To See, So Little Time

Dan Bretch, Owner / Operator / Do-er of this extraordinary facility. He explained to us that he has a family business with a retail store, educational facility and garden center that is 100% off the grid.  If you missed our … Continue reading

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Solar, Rain and Recycle

A Full Commitment to Sustainable Living We had a successful meetup at the Purple Gate Herb Farm, August 29, about our Solar Installation. All participants were very interested in Sustainable information. Catherine and I asked if anyone was interested in … Continue reading

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