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And That’s A Wrap on Moontower Comedy 2016

Austin isn’t exactly known for its dearth of festivals. We have a festival for everything. Want a whole festival dedicated to Hot Sauce? We got you covered. Big fan of all things Celtic? Come on down. What are your thoughts on kites? Wanna see a whole fest dedicated to them? You’re in luck. But for […]

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A Midsummer’s Night Picnic

While the date may vary slightly from year to year, the summer solstice, also known as midsummer, officially marks the first day of the summer season. The summer solstice occurs when the orbit and axial tilt of the planet positions our hemisphere closer to the sun than at any other point during our yearly trek […]

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A Night With The Homegrown Revival: Food, Conversation, & Community

Leigh and I have been attending The Homegrown Revival’s dinners for nearly two years now. We’ve only missed a couple during that time, and I start to get a little antsy if too many days tick by without seeing The Homegrown Revival Team and the Revivalists. The friends. The food. The conversations. Breaking bread and […]

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Thanksgiving with The Homegrown Revival

Austin’s a bit of an odd duck. According to the 2010 Census, young people make up a large part of the Austin population. Roughly 39.9% of Austin residents are between the ages of 20-40. And not only are they young, but they’re also displaced. Between 2000 and 2012, Austin has grown by nearly 200,000 people. […]

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The Life and Times of an Urban Farmer–Meet Aaron Morris

I recently met Aaron Morris, owner of Austin Urban Farm, at his home and farm, which is situated in a crowded neighborhood just east of I-35 in Austin. It was a slightly drizzly Texas morning when I stood on his stoop, ringing the bell, wondering if I had the right address. I checked my phone—few […]

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