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 […]
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!
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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/
Habitable Spaces is pleased to announce that we secured our nonprofit status in December 2014. We are now asking for your help at this crucial time as we make the last push to complete infrastructure and begin an exciting future of arts programming on the farm. Our programming can expand with increased involvement. Our plan […]
Our friends Gabe and Kristin Sehr are visiting us from their farm in Frosty Wisconsin this winter and have been a huge help at Habitable Spaces. Gabe is quite the photographer, so we thought we would share with you a few of the photos he has snapped out here at the farm. Check them out […]