How We Do It
We are firm believers that asking for help is the quickest way to learn something. While we can’t all go apprentice on a farm, we can learn from those who have. After working and apprenticing on two rural organic farms in Texas and two on the east coast, we’ve brought it back to the city. We’ve been growing food in Texas back(and front!)yards for the past five years and have a lot we want to tell people. Things we wish people would have told us. So, don’t give up! It’s worth it.
Are you ready to dive head first into growing your own food but have little experience or success? Then this is your jam. Our 16-week Grow Your Own curriculum is the very best thing we do. The most bang for your buck. Our hands-on teaching has been designed by Folklore’s very own farmer Charlie & has been written specifically for central Texas. It covers everything from soil to harvest – at your own home! If we had a favorite child, this would be it. Contact Charlie for more info & pricing.
Already have a garden or looking to DIY at your own pace? Need a little guidance, some new ideas, or help trouble-shooting? Fear not, we provide hourly consultation & design services! We take the best of what we’ve learned from our various growing experiences & incorporate them practically & aesthetically. Our designs emphasize minimal maintenance & are heavy on perennials, both native & edible. They can also include other complementary systems like fruit trees and composting. Please email Katie for pricing.
Looking to soak up some new knowledge or glean a few tidbits to sharpen your skills? We host various workshops & classes to let you do just that. From fermenting to trellising tomatoes, we host a variety of DIY classes for individuals, schools, groups, & businesses. Keep updated through our newsletter and Upcoming Events page for past classes.
Looking to have a vegetable garden or some edible planters to spruce up your space? Maybe a fruit tree or two? We love bringing food to the people and are always open to discuss sustainable ideas for your restaurant or business. Maintenance services are available. Email Katie for more information.