Get intense training on how to improve our local food systems. Wow, it sounds tremendous. Is anyone from CenTex going?
An interesting concept – Transition Towns – I wonder if any Bastrop County towns could/would take on a serious endeavor to raise awareness of sustainable living and build local ecological resilience in the near future. It seems to me that our 3 towns, Bastrop, Elgin, Smithville are moving in this direction. Who will be first to step up the pace?
Advice from the Texas Forest Service
About 50 Bastrop County farmers and restauranteurs gathered on Match 26, 2012 at Baxter’s Restaurant. We shared ideas on how local restaurants could offer more local fare and we got to know one another. This TOFGA-sponsored event planted the seeds that will grow in our county and support prosperity and health for all of us! Check out the pics on the TOFGA Region 2 Facebook page.
Check out this article and consider how local food businesses can support Central Texas and Bastrop County.
Green Expo names sponsors : The Bastrop Advertiser. This exciting event is the first of its kind in Bastrop County and will feature mayors from each major city discussing their sustainability programs. Event is June 8-9, 2012. TOFGA will have a booth too!
I wonder how this could positively impact Elgin and the new Austin Community College campus. (March 6, 2012) USDA and rural community college alliance, sign memorandum of understanding to strengthen the rural economy