Fall Harvest 2016

Posted by on Nov 2, 2016 | No Comments
Fall Harvest 2016

Well if you came down to Kingsbury on Oct 29th, 2016, you might have ridden in a model T through town, or if you were a kid, surely you found some money in the great hay dive, or pigeon poop bingo.  Perhaps you spent some time exploring the interactive art piece made by doors unlimited!  […]

Duck Culling Workshop

Posted by on Sep 8, 2016 | No Comments
Duck Culling Workshop

On October 1st, Habitable Spaces had a workshop where we showed folks how to humanely slaughter and butcher ducks.  Culling male ducks is an important part of the farming process, because it prevents inbreeding, and keeps a healthy flock.  This was a solemn event, but also one in which participants were able to take home […]

Habitable Spaces welcomes Doors Unlimited for a Fall Residency.

Posted by on Aug 22, 2016 | No Comments
Habitable Spaces welcomes Doors Unlimited for a Fall Residency.

This October, Habitable Spaces is pleased to welcome Doors Unlimited, a collaborative artist team created by Ari Ferdman and Bethany Ides.  Doors Unlimited will create a project for this year’s Fall Harvest Festival, as well as a more permanent piece installed at the Habitable Spaces campus. DOORS UNLIMITED is a roving vessel devoted to investigative […]

2016 Summer Solstice Film Festival

Posted by on May 21, 2016 | No Comments
2016 Summer Solstice Film Festival

On June 18th, from 4pm to midnight, Habitable Spaces will host its second annual Summer Film Festival at their farm in Kingsbury, Texas. This year the event is curated by San Antonio artist Ethel Shipton, and features Mike Stephen, Kallie Pfriffer, Justin Korver, Jonathan Sims, and Chris Sauter among many others. Visitors will be given […]

GVEC grant!

Posted by on May 2, 2016 | No Comments
GVEC grant!

Habitable Spaces is pleased to announce that we received a very generous grant from GVEC, through their Power Up grant program.  The grant will pay for the construction of a grow roof around our dining hall and classroom facility, as well as other building improvements.  Thank you GVEC!

Cat Glennon at Habitable Spaces

Posted by on Apr 3, 2016 | No Comments
Cat Glennon at Habitable Spaces

  This past Fall Cat Glennon built a collapsible structure with the intent of living in it for a month or longer completely alone.  She decided to erect her structure  somewhere secluded on the land  at Habitable Spaces. While the intention is to explore solitude in nature,  it isn’t necessarily an exercise in survivalist tactics.  […]

Permablitz at Habitable Spaces

Posted by on Dec 28, 2015 | One Comment
Permablitz at Habitable Spaces

On December 5th and 6th, 2015, the Austin Permaculture Guild hosted a Permablitz at Habitable Spaces. A permablitz is a community organized and supported event to spread permaculture design, practice, and implementation through out the Central Texas Area. In the two days of the blitz we installed a greywater harvesting system, boomerang tree berms, and […]

Fall Harvest Festival

Posted by on Dec 28, 2015 | No Comments
Fall Harvest Festival

On November 14th, Habitable Spaces held its 4th annual Fall Harvest Festival in Historic Downtown Kingsbury. The event was a great success, with over 15 local artisans and vendors. We had a full day of live music by the Brushy Creek Boys, and the Manzy Lowry Band, as well as Habitable Spaces trading post, in […]

The Road to Habitable Spaces

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 | No Comments
The Road to Habitable Spaces

Habitable Spaces is delighted to have been featured in this short documentary by Barnhouse Productions. Either watch it below or you can find it on YouTube.  

Earth Oven

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 | One Comment
Earth Oven

Our friends Gabe and Kristin Sehr spent three months with us this winter, and during their time at the farm, they built a beautiful earth oven.  It works beautifully, and we have cooked many pizzas and loaves of bread in it!  Check out their story of its construction on their website: http://www.quesehrafarm.com/2015/02/23/creating­earth­oven/