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2020 Barton Hill Farms Corn Maze Revealed!

Barton Hill Farms comes up with a new theme every year for their Austin-area corn maze. Now it’s time to reveal the design for 2020…

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The Long, Open Texas Road

5 Delightful Day Trips From Austin

We’ve all been more cooped up this summer than we would have liked, due to the coronavirus pandemic. So with many people still uncomfortable with the idea of long-distance travel, we’re looking closer to home for some much-needed R&R.  Fortunately, we live in Central Texas where the sun is (almost) …

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10 Things to Do in Austin this Fall 2020

Update: Due to the Austin Food & Wine Festival cancelling on November 13-15th, we added in a new activity for you. We will keep this updated. Thank you for understanding. The weather will cool soon, and it will be time to get outside and soak up the fall sun. But …

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Austin Fall Festival

The Life Cycle of a Pumpkin

*** It’s hard to imagine with temperatures in the triple digits, but fall is around the corner! Soon, Halloween will be on our doorstep and it will be time to think about pumpkins.  Here in Texas, the scorching July and August days prevent flowers and fruit from taking hold in …

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Two Cows at Barton Hill Farms

Regenerative Farming for a Healthy Happy Harvest

At Barton Hill Farms, we love working the land, raising livestock, and growing fresh produce in beautiful Central Texas. And we’d like to continue doing so for the next 20, 30, or 40 years.  That’s why we’re focused on regenerative farming practices on our 100+ acres of land. By carefully …

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The City of Bastrop, TX

A Quick History of Bastrop, Texas

Although Bastrop was one of the earliest permanent settlements in Texas, the town’s history doesn’t begin with the state, or even with the early settlers. Long before, Bastrop County’s Lost Pines were a settlement and hunting site for Native American tribes like the Tonkawa for hundreds, and even thousands of …

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