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Austin: So Much Cool Stuff, So Little Time

2 March 2009 1,310 views No Comment

We are embarking on a time in Austin where the weather is near perfect, the air is buzzing with excitement, and my calendar gets too full for my own good. There are just so many cool things going on in this city in the springtime and I would be remiss if I didn’t share them with you.

Farm to Table Dinners at Cipollina
1st Wednesday of every month
(that would be this Wednesday, folks).
course seasonal menu of farm-fresh fare, created by Chef Parker White.
$30 per person. Open Seating: 6-8 pm
Call or e-mail parker@cipollina-austin.com, for details (and then please share with the group in the comments section of this blog!).

Austin Parks Foundation’s It’s My Park! Day

March 7
There are 40+ projects to choose from at parks all over town. Register by March 4th (this Wed.) to reserve a t-shirt and make sure there are enough tools (thanks McKinzey!)

logoGreen Corn Project Spring Dig-Ins
There are many volunteer opportunities with the Green Corn Project including, “Dig-In” garden-building events, mentoring our gardeners, and participating on committees. No experience is necessary.

Spring 2009 Dig-Ins: Sign up now
Saturday, March 7, 8:30am-2pm
Sunday, March 8, 8:30am-2pm
Saturday, March 14, 8:30am-2pm
Saturday, March 28, 8:30am-2pm
Sunday, March 29, 8:30am-2pm

Funky_Chicken_Coop_TourFunky Chicken Co-op Tour (Self-guided, Free)
April 11
from 10:00 am -4:30 pm
Check out fun coop designs, learn about keeping urban chickens, find out about eating locally.
A map of the coops will be available on the website in the next few weeks.

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