Welcome to Boggy Creek Farm

One of the Nation’s First Urban Organic Market Farms
(Established 1992 in East Austin)

Providing hyper-fresh produce for Austin since 1991
3414 Lyons Road, Austin TX 78702
(512)926-4650
info@boggycreekfarm.com
(Larry Butler & Carol Ann Sayle)

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Little Buddy, Farm Dog, enjoys the sweet aroma of the early morning Datura show….He’s now ready to “go to work!”

photo 429The transition from Summer to Fall is underway….Bush-hogging tired plants, cover crops and weeds (nature’s cover crops), and then turning the organic material into the top inches of the soil. Newly planted broccoli is to the immediate right of Jaws, the tractor, who is preparing more beds….

NOTE:

THE FARM STAND WILL BE OPEN 8-1 WEDNESDAY and  SATURDAY

during the months of AUGUST, SEPTEMBER, & OCTOBER so that all hands can attend to the changing crops in the field. The four-day schedule (Wed thru Sat) will resume November 1st.

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Above: Early morning at the Farm Stand. The Eggplant Table.

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First crops of hard squashes…more to come October…Here are Butternut, Kuri, and Delicata. Delicious in the skillet or in the oven. Eat the seeds too: roasted/toasted with butter/salt!

MARKET DAYS:
Early Birds welcome, after 8 AM!
Wednesday and Saturday  ……..   8AM to 1PM

Note: Re market days, please see above Note!

Parking on the Farm. Bring your family. Visit the crops and the Hen House while you are here.
Really Fresh Produce: Harvesting continues until 11 AM or Noon
(depending on conditions) on market day,
but come early (prior to 11 AM) for best selection!
We accept Cash, Checks and Credit Cards!
Currently on our Market Tables:
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Larry’s Original (since 1994) SMOKE-DRIED TOMATOES!!

Still some TOMATOES. Cookers and nice sweet Sun Gold Cherries. (Well, it’s almost winter, right?) Cucumbers; Eggplant; Summer Squash (soon!); Potatoes; Okra; Long Green Beans; French Sorrel; Native Greens (Purslane) Salads (Baby Arugula, Frilly Mustards); Sweet Peppers (Bell and Marconi); Jalapeno Peppers;”Hard Squash” (Butternut, Kuri); Larry’s Fire-roasted Tomato Juice (quarts and pints; great for soups, stews, sauce, gazpacho, or simply drinking!)

And, Larry’s spicy Smoke-dried Tomato Pesto!!

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Larry’s Corn Meal…from organic/non-gmo Coyote Creek Mill corn, ground and packaged at our Gause farm. Wonderful for cornbread (without wheat flour) and polenta. Check Recipe page under Home section for recipes for polenta and cornbread…

Larry’s Smoke-dried Tomato Bean Dip, Fermented Sauer Kraut, and  Pickled Kohlrabi.

In the freezer: Grass-fed Longhorn Beef (Dear Run Land & Cattle Co., Buda)
and Loncito Cartwright’s Twin Oak Ranch Lamb and Pork.
In the cooler: Dairy from Water Oak Farm (goat milk, chevre, feta, yogurt, whey, aged cheeses);
Pure Luck Farm (goat feta, chevre, specialties); Dos Lunas aged/raw cheddars from Jersey milk.
Richard’s RainWater from Dripping Springs.Straight from the Vine Kraut and Kim Chi.
Miles of Chocolate from East Austin. World’s Best Eggs from Coyote Creek Farm. Two varieties of Local Honey: Bee Weaver’s Wildflower Honey/Central TX, and Gause Yaupon Honey/Milam County….both delicious!!

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Above, Babette checks the mulch for tasty edibles…Fall is on its way!

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Restaurants that regularly shop at the BCF farm stand:

With their commitment to great produce,
you can trust their protein/dairy buying too!

Wink (http://www.winkrestaurant.com/)
Cool Wine Bar & Exquisite Cuisine: Over 16 years serving BCF vegs!
Meet Chef Eric Polzer at the farm stand twice weekly Year-round! Congratulations to Chef Eric Polzer as he just won the 2014 Snailblazer Award, given by Slow Food Austin to the person/company that has made a real difference. Chef Eric is one of the first Austin chefs to bring produce from the farm (Boggy Creek, for the last 17 years!) to the restaurant (WINK)!!!

Below, Todd Duplechan and Jessica Maher shop BCF Wed/Sat for ingredients for their very popular
LENOIR Restaurant 1807 South 1st St. Make reservations!
http://lenoirrestaurant.com/

Below: Texas French Bread (http://www.texasfrenchbread.com/)
Chef Michael is at the BCF Farm Stand twice a week, shopping for the Evening Menu!
Congratulations to TFB on winning the 2013 Austin Chronicle’s Readers’ Award for “Best Locavore Menu”!

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Below: Here’s a map of Texas we love! Salt & Time, the butcher shop, restaurant and  salumeria at 1912 East 7th St,
sources local meat and produce from the State of Texas, and feeds you well! Josh Jones  and Caroline Hahm shop BCF weekly…
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Below, Chef Kevin of Bufalina Pizza prepares his table for the 5th Annual East Austin Urban Farm Tour

www.bufalinapizza.com 1519 E. Cesar Chavez

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Above, Forager Libbey Goldberg with new potatoes for Jeffreys (http://jeffreysofaustin.com/)and Josephine’s House.
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Swift’s Attic Sous Chef Zack Northcutt and Carol Ann of Boggy Creek both agree about butter! And good produce.
315 Congress  Suite 200. http://www.swiftsattic.com
Patrizi
Above photo: Patrizi’s Italian Restaurant/Trailer, 2307 Manor Road (in the Vortex compound)
Chef Nick Patrizi and Sous Chef Clayton Estess  shop BCF weekly. http://www.patrizis.com/ Hint: Little Buddy, Farm Dog, loves to dine out(side) at Patrizi’s!! So many interesting dogs go there! People too!

Below: Chef Michael of East Side Pies (http://www.eastsidepies.com/)

visits with Larry at the farm stand. Their gluten-free pizza crust is great!

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Below: Olamaie Southern food restaurant IS OPEN !!!

Olamaie’s chefs Michael Fojtasek and Grae Nonas shop at BCF

Their gorgeous Old South/New Restaurant is located at 1610 San Antonio St., Austin.

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Other Restaurant chefs who come to the Farm Stand: Foreign and Domestic, The Hightower, Congress, and Contigo…

Caterer/Private Chefs:
Fine Home Dining (http://www.finehomedining.com) Chef Brandy Gibbs
Below some of the offerings for the Slow Food Happy Hour at the BCF 1845-era Dog Trot farm house in May.

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Boggy Creek Farm in the News:

http://m.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2013/05/how-i-got-hooked-weeds-and-why-you-should-too

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From the Austin Chronicle:
“Boggy Creek was a USDA-certified organic urban farm before it was trendy to be one (1992.)
Turn in at the big, red tomato sign on an unassuming driveway on the near Eastside, and you’ll find
a hen house, a farmhouse from the 1840s, and five acres of earthly bounty. The market stand is … .stocked with local artisanal items and the farm’s own produce harvested from either these fields or Boggy Creek’s sister farm outside Gause. Owners Larry Butler and Carol Ann Sayle have built a small culture around their labor of love with an engaging website and blog, seasonal recipes,
and even a children’s book based on their chickens.”

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Look for photos of past events on the Events Page
Look for more photos of the Farm on the Farm Photos Page

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