On the Farm

Four Fall Tips from the Farm

Four Fall Tips from the Farm

Get those Brassicas in the ground! Brassicas deliver flavor in spades—especially spicy.  For fast gratification, try mustards and harvest the baby leaves when they are just 3 or 4 inches long.  Collard greens and kale are more fast-growing leafy Brassicas.  Or if you...

Houston, We Have a Farmer!

Houston, We Have a Farmer!

 We are delighted to announce that Army Veteran, Oriana Franklin has completed our comprehensive one-year Warriors to Farmers training course at Hope Farms designed to prepare her to operate her own urban farm as a profitable business. Oriana now enters our Business...

Pumpkin To Talk About

Pumpkin To Talk About

  Take your fall family photos this year at Hope Farms! Hope Farms has the perfect Autumn Harvest setup that will get you in the fall spirit. Bring you camera and enjoy vignettes featuring pumpkins, hay bales and a charming antique tractor. Whether you dress in...

Growing the Farm

Growing the Farm

  We have spent the summer expanding our growing footprint at the farm, adding nine raised beds for our new blueberry orchard and a brand new hoop house where we will be growing fall tomatoes and expand our ability to grow popular crops like green peas and cucumbers...

Bubbles & Brides a Hit

Bubbles & Brides a Hit

 On July 14, we invited our creative partners to help us throw a virtual party at Hope Farms, designed for Brides and Wedding Planners to see all that we have to offer and gain invite on the new normal of producing celebratory events in the midst of a...

Farm Stand Offers Baby Chicks & Food From Friends

Farm Stand Offers Baby Chicks & Food From Friends

 Baby Chicks hatched all spring and adoptions were a popular all the way through summer by families hankering to build their own backyard flock, like the Gonzales family who have decided raising chickens is the perfect distraction for their quarantined family.     And...

Fourth Generation Texas Farmer Takes the Reins

Fourth Generation Texas Farmer Takes the Reins

 We are delighted to report that Tyler Froberg, who first joined our team to run our Veteran Farmer training program, has now taken the reins of the entire Hope Farms operation as our Managing Director.   At only 28, Froberg’s agricultural bona fides are solid. A...

Earth Day Goes Virtual in Pandemic

Earth Day Goes Virtual in Pandemic

 We had planned to welcome all our neighbors to Hope Farms as usual to celebrate Earth Day with classes and makers, music and food, but a pandemic got in the way.  Rather than completely cancel, we invited our collaborators to come on out and join us in a live...

Cutting the Ribbon on our Love Tito’s Community Garden

Cutting the Ribbon on our Love Tito’s Community Garden

 This past summer, Tito’s and Recipe for Success broke ground on a new garden located in Hope Farms in Houston’s Sunnyside neighborhood, building raised garden beds, and installing a nearby native pollinator garden. The project is part of the Love, Tito’s Block to...