Farm and Garden Resources

Grow Green is a gardening education program provided by the City of Austin that promotes sustainable landscaping practices. It addresses water quality and conservation, recycling, and an Integrated Pest Management philosophy, which encourages the least-toxic way to address pest issues.  All Yard to Market Co-op owners must certify that they  grow according to these standards.

Foraging Ethics is a doctrine of ethics widely accepted by foragers to ensure safe and responsible foraging.  Yard to Market only provides sales services for foragers behaving within this code of ethics.

Texas Home Vegetable Gardening Guide from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

Garden Resource Page maintained by the Sustainable Food Center lists a wealth of Central Texas specific garden resources.

Travis County Vegetable Planting Calendar 

Planting Calendars from Austin Organic Gardeners…also has plant-specific information about companions and well-adapted varieties for Central Texas.

Permitted Pesticides for Organic Gardens from the Colorado State Cooperative Extension

Texas Organic Research Center has a user-friendly list of allowed and prohibited products for organic gardening.