Farm & Firelight: A Sustainable New Year's Celebration

This year, commit to a sustainable celebration and skip the sequins and suits! Throw on a comfortable and casual outfit to celebrate the new year in a new way: sustainably at Finca Tres Robles, Houston's only private farm in the inner loop. This twist on a traditional New Year's Eve bash makes for an unforgettable experience, while supporting the unique agricultural space Finca Tres Robles has created in the East End--historically, an area of Houston that has been plagued by food deserts and healthy food inaccessibility.

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Daniel Garcia-Prats
Planting Important Seeds

Soil sin't the only place we plant seeds. The Energy Institute High School has sent several groups out to the farm this year to learn about various topics. The group we hosted most recently joined us to learn about small scale farming, soil life, water conservation, and the value of knowing more about your place. The students are just beginning to experiment with growing their own food in eco-tower aquaponics systems on their campus. We hope that we could provide some helpful guidance and are excited to hear how their project goes.

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Daniel Garcia-Prats
New Monthly Community Farm Events

This December we are launching several new Saturday events on the farm to provide more opportunities for our fellow Houstonians to engage more directly with their food and farmers. We want the farm to be a place where anyone interested can take part in what we do and a space for everyone to share in and enjoy.

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Daniel Garcia-Prats
Forage + Gather: Dining on the Wild South

Join us on the farm for a special dinner combining southern comfort food with the foraged flavor of Houston. Chef Sky Hanka, Foragers Kristen and Joshua Rosas, and Bee Holleran will lead a four course meal featuring southern favorites made with love incorporating ingredients like beauty berry, chicken of the woods, chantrelles, elderberry, loofa, and other wild seasonal treats that sprout around Houston. We are lucky to have fellow East Enders Sigma Brewery sponsoring beer for the evening. To complete this Houston experience, the dishes will be served on handmade serving platters made by Sierra Estes.

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Daniel Garcia-Prats
Finca Farmer Highlight: Zay Gamez

We've been short handed off and on for much of the last few months meaning a lot has fallen on Zay's shoulders as our Farm Manager. She has handled it with calmness, hard work, and a true farmer's willingness and patience. She's been in charge of our planting plan for the season, managing our harvest schedule, daily operations, CSA packing and deliveries as well as our greenhouse seedlings. You can find her at the Urban Harvest Saturday Farmer's Market almost every Saturday from 8am-12pm. We hope you'll stop by and say thank you for all she does for ag in Houston.

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Daniel Garcia-Prats