Locals rowdy for organic produce in Driftwood Reply

By Carline Schwartz

Rowdy Roots Ranch, an organic grower located in Driftwood, was established earlier this year. (Courtesy John and Victoria Gimino).

Victoria Gimino learned to grow fruits and vegetables as a child in her home country of Russia. Now she is one of the owners of Rowdy Roots Ranch, an organic vegetable and fruit producer in Driftwood.

“You grow everything in summertime and then you pickle for winter,” Gimino said of gardening in Russia. “We didn’t have access to fresh More…

Citywide Trail plan updated for upcoming public hearing 2

City Planner Jon Thompson released the updated City Trail Map plan on Monday, 6/11/12. Thompson said the plan may go through additional modifications before being presented at an upcoming public hearing on 6/18.

The City of Dripping Springs will hold a public meeting to gather input regarding a proposed Citywide Trail plan on Monday, June 18, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, located at 511 Mercer Street.

The plan is being developed in response to the City’s desire to move forward with goals and recommendations of the Dripping Springs 2010 Comprehensive Plan.  When the plan was
adopted, an extensive public input process identified values for the community: one of the values states that “Dripping Springs is a Sustainable Community.”

To achieve sustainability Dripping Springs will need to More…