Land Stewardship

We have a working relationship with 15 acres of Texas hill country promoting native habitats for wildlife and our local ecology. This and our sustainability efforts are vital to the quality of our product and customer experience. The property also shares common borders with a nature preserve providing beautiful views to enjoy and share.

Permaculture and herbalism are just some of our efforts encouraging our land’s natural ecosystems to find balance, revive themselves, and become self-sustaining. Those efforts create additional opportunities for water conservation, beekeeping, composting and more. We are continually furthering our sustainability practices. Please check this page regularly for our latest additions.

Herbalism

How many times have you walked down a trail and thought, “I wonder if any of these plants are edible or useful in any way”? If you’re a brewer, that question inevitably becomes, “I wonder if I can make a beer out of this?”.   Turns out that almost everything you see has a not-so-secret relationship […]

Apiary

At the east end of our property sits a small field with a rainwater collection tank and wildlife water station, beautiful morning sun, and access to both our wildflower field and permaculture gardens. These conditions create an ideal home for honey bees. We hope to start small with one or two hives and see how […]

Permaculture

Permaculture is a set of design principles that uses a “whole systems” approach to simulate or directly use the natural patterns and features of an ecosystem. Central to permaculture are three ethics and five principles:     Three Ethics: Earth care.  Caring for all living and nonliving things involves many decisions. Though we can’t all build […]