Nobody ever said gardening in Central Texas was going to be easy. But when I arrived 25 years ago in San Marcos, Texas, all I wanted to do was to grow some citrus. I was really excited about all the possibilities that could be grown in Texas. But...

Garden & Landscape

Learn what our brothers and sisters in Australia are doing to protect their lands from frackinggas. This is a powerful video to see and share and build our own movement. It applies to us here in Texas and across the country as communities face the harsh realities of the...


There's a new group in town focused on Austin's transportation woes. Seemingly leaning towards rail, they launched last night, April 16th at Mettle on the east side. 

We'll keep an eye out --and everyone posted --as we learn more but have pulled together early info...

Transportation

The Austin-American Statesman ran another editorial this weekend by Paul Robbins, local environmental activist, consumer advocate, and author of...


Yesterday, I wrote about a resolution by Austin City Council to adopt a forward looking response to climate change - a goal of the entire city becoming carbon neutral by 2050 with meaningful intermediate goals along the way. This updated Climate Protection Plan - which I've dubbed Climate...


Austin City Council moved on April 10, 2014 to update  the Climate Protection Plan that sets broad policy goals for the city and community at large to achieve net zero community-wide greenhouse emissions by 2050. It updates the Climate Protection Plan of 2007 in view of the increased...


 
The hunt for sustainable food continues in week III of the Funky Chicken Coop Tour's "The Ultimate Scavenger Hunt for the Sustainable Egg" on Saturday, April 12th. Are you ready to start growing food in your backyard?  Learn about zero...

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