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Fresh, local produce sold at two ACC Campus Farmer’s Markets

Posted on Tue, 11/15/2022 - 3:27pm

Get fresh produce grown by Austin Community College District (ACC) students at a bi-weekly Farmers Market. Students and faculty in ACC’s Agricultural Sciences program will be on campus selling local, fresh, chemical-free produce grown at the Elgin...

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ACC Experts: Saving your plants after a Winter Storm

Posted on Wed, 03/10/2021 - 2:42pm

The Winter Storm did a number on outdoor plants. But all hope is not lost in saving them before spring. ACC’s Sustainable Agriculture Department shares expert tips to keep your garden growing.  By: Savannah Rugg, Agriculture Department Chair...

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Agriculture Department Chair Savannah Rugg

ACC's Agriculture Program keeps hands-on learning going while at home

Posted on Tue, 09/22/2020 - 5:04pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) faculty are getting creative to keep students hands-on while learning from home. "I am distributing lab kits for each of my students in the horticulture course. We collected a series of different soil samples...

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Just keep growing: ACC experts provide your winter gardening guide

Posted on Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:39am

   By: Savannah Rugg, Agriculture Department Chair and Marissa Lankes, Sustainable Agriculture Continuing Education Manager  When it comes to gardening, Central Texas offers two seasons — hot and cold. So don’t put away the shears and spade just yet...

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Month-in-Review: February 2019

Posted on Wed, 03/13/2019 - 1:20pm

Feb 23 | Health Science Open House: Austin Community College (ACC)hosted its annual Health Sciences Open House Saturday, February 23, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Eastview Campus for prospective students and their families to explore careers in...

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