May 8, 2013, Taqueria Los Altos, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Meeting called to order at 6:40 by Mark Schiff, rotating Chair
Emily Schwartz Girard Kinney Jennifer Potter-Miller Mark Schiff Rebecca Kohout, Treasurer Terry Dyke
Justin Irving Jeremy Mazur Lia S. Davis
Friday, May 17 is Bike to Work Day! The event is organized by the Austin Cycling Association, and there are various businesses around town serving as morning and afternoon rest stops for Austinites commuting by bike. The closest to Cherrywood is at the Mueller roundabout on Aldrich St., across…
We are pleased to announce the launching of the new cherrywood.org website! Want to get involved? We’d love collaboration on this ongoing project.
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Rules for commercial farms in city don’t apply to nonprofits
By Terry Dyke
Urban Patchwork Farm members in Cherrywood have put two more plots into production using water-efficient hugelkultur planting methods. Crops include tomatoes, green beans and quinoa, each surely adding to the bounty at distributions later in the season.…
A way to avoid run-off and filter pollutants
By Jessica Wilson, Education Manager, Watershed Protection Department
As Austin becomes increasingly urbanized, native landscapes are replaced with impervious surfaces that prevent rainwater from soaking into the ground. Stormwater quickly runs off these hard surfaces, picking up pollutants from the land and…