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Photosynthesis for Kids: The Science Behind the Sun and Your Garden

To a kid standing in a sunny garden, it may not seem like much is happening. A butterfly flaps by, or a bird visits the bird feeder. But since they can’t see any change in the growing fruits, vegetables, or flowers around them, they may think nothing much is happening.  …

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10 STEM-Based Things To Do in Austin

We know that STEM doesn’t just live inside books, computers, or labs. It’s all around us, in the plants we grow and animals we raise, in the rocks beneath our feet, and even in the air we breathe.  Part of why we love what we do at Barton Hill Farms …

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STEM Oriented Activities for Kids

8 STEM-Oriented Activities for Your Kids This Summer

When most people think of STEM, they think of scientists in lab coats or engineers on a computer. But as farmers, we have to use science, technology, engineering, and math all day long to keep Barton Hill Farms running as it should!  We believe that it’s never too early to …

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Why the Spring Festival is the Best Place to Spend Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend in Austin marks some of the last days of pleasant weather before the summer heat sets in. Once we reach June, we’ll be seeing consistent temperatures in the upper 90s and the triple-digits until September. Take advantage of these more comfortable days by spending your Memorial Day …

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