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Vendor Spotlight: adaptive reUse

We connected with our new vendor, Christine Terrell of adaptive reUse.  Read on to learn about how this former Cherrywood resident turns tins into fashions.   in: What inspired your passion for crafting upcycled jewelry? ar: I come from a long line of Yankees and all that stuff about being frugal and practical is true. […]

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Community Spotlight: Lone Star Victims Advocacy Project

We connected with Glennan O’Neil, Director of Lone Star Victims Advocacy.  They’re our new Community Partner, so you can support them by bringing your own containers (we’ll donate 5¢ per container) or by joining us at in.gredients on the first Friday of every month at our Block Party (we’ll donate 1% of our daily revenue) […]

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Vendor Spotlight: Stellar Gourmet

We connected with Chris Johnson of Stellar Gourmet, makers of sauces and condiments that can take any dish up a notch and are made with the highest quality and local ingredients.  We proudly offer their Texas Triple Threat Mustard in bulk, so bring in your old mustard bottle and fill it up with something better! […]

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Vendor Spotlight: Texas Saké Company

Did you know that there’s only one saké brewery in all of Texas?  And only fifteen in the entire United States!  Read on to learn more about the fascinating brewing process at the one and only Texas Saké Company. in: What inspired your passion for saké? TS: I’ve been enjoying saké for the bulk of […]

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Vendor Spotlight: Fruitful Hill/Ringger Family Farm

We connected with the Ringger family of Fruitful Hill and Ringger Family Farm.  We get lots of delicious produce and eggs from these fine folks – in addition to corn husks for making tamales at home!  Read on to learn more about this wonderful family business.   in: What inspired you to start a family […]

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Vendor Spotlight: Boulanger Fermentations

This week, we in.terviewed Jocelyn Boulanger of Boulanger Fermentations, creators of a wide variety of delicious sauerkraut available at in.gredients.  If you’ve ever had our kelp noodle salad, you’ve already tried their Karé kraut – and who knew that something so delicious could be super beneficial for your health, as well?  Read on to learn […]

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GOAT PEOPLE DO: an in.side look at Pure Luck Dairy

Congratulations to Pure Luck!  Their Goat Feta was recently honored as the Third Place winner in the goat feta category at the 2017 American Cheese Society awards.  Pure Luck’s little farm is only forty-five minutes from us in Dripping Springs.  Last fall, they let Grayson from in.gredients tour their farm and meet the goats.  We’re […]

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Vendor Spotlight: Local Leaf Yaupon Maté

We sat down with Stacy Coplin of Local Leaf Yaupon Maté… wild harvested in Bastrop, made with true love and without sugar or preservatives with our state’s own abundant caffeine source, the Yaupon.  If you love a strong, dark, cold brewed and natural tea, then you’re going to be obsessed with this fresh new local […]

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Vendor Spotlight: Sand Holler Farm

We asked Monica Sanders – former in.gredients team member – a few questions about her life at Sand Holler Farm.  One thing’s for sure – their ducks have it good!  Read on to learn about raising ducks, harvesting arugula, coping with the heat and more.   in: We love selling your duck eggs!  How is […]

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Vendor Spotlight: Bravado Spice

We in.terviewed James Nelson of Bravado Spice about his flavor-forward line of hot sauces and spices.  These Houston natives are blowing up around the country! Check out this video – at 8:57 Russel Brand says, “I like it!” in: What inspired your passion for hot sauce? B: Our love of hot sauces comes from our […]

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Vendor Spotlight: Wunder-Pilz Kombucha

We asked Bill Nadalini of Wunder-Pilz a few questions about their delicious kombucha and can-bucha, Oye!  If you were at our 5th Anniversary Bash, you may have had the chance to try their delicious fermented tea.  Read on to learn more about how this beloved local company came to be and how environmental concerns have […]

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Watermelon Brown Ale

In 2014 right around the time of our second anniversary, Josh of in.gredients and Josh of Hops & Grain got the idea to collaborate on a recipe for a seasonal fruit brew.  They decided on watermelons because they were a fun, plentiful option growing that time of year.  For all four years, JBG has provided […]

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Employee Spotlight: Josh Blaine

We sat down with our Business Administrator and former General Manager, Josh Blaine, who is about to embark on a very exciting journey to create his new podcast – “Finding Our Voice: In Search of Singalongs and Protest Songs.”  Read all about Josh’s project and his take on the modern protest song, and consider supporting him […]

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Vendor Spotlight: Good Seed

This week we spoke with Oliver Ponce of Good Seed burger.  These delicious vegan and gluten free burgers are produced using hempseed and other superfoods.  Read on to learn more! in: What inspired the creation of a hempseed burger? GS: I was inspired by my experience with cooking plant based foods at Casa de Luz. […]

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Employee Spotlight: Ryan Bohannon

We sat down with our very own Ryan Bohannon, prep chef extraordinaire and mastermind of our Thursday Night Cookout series, along with our GM Erica Cormier.  Read on to learn about Ryan’s passion for cooking and his work at in.gredients. Tell me about your passion for culinary arts. Well, I’ve always enjoyed cooking, I’ve always […]

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Vendor Spotlight: Curcuma

We spoke with Rachel Musquiz of Curcuma Golden Paste, a delicious turmeric blend used for making Golden Mylk, stir-fries, smoothies and more.  Learn more about the story behind this Austin favorite, and get yours in.store now.   in: What is Golden Paste?  Where did it originate? C: Golden Paste was developed to use in Golden Mylk, […]

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Vendor Spotlight: Mill-King

We are proud to feature locally raised Mill-King milk as part of our new espresso menu!  Now you can wake up to a cappuccino, latte, or whatever you crave, and know that your milk is from happy cows and your brew is Fair Trade.  Is there any better way to start the day?  To learn […]

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Vendor Spotlight: Texas Coffee Traders

In anticipation of our official launch of espresso service on Wednesday, a number of us went to our barista training at Texas Coffee Traders with Ron DeYoung, their new Director of Education and Quality Control, who has worked at the company for eighteen years.  Afterwards we asked him a few questions about his experience in […]

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Employee Spotlight: Allen Schroeder

in: You spend a good deal of your time recovering discarded food and distributing it to people in need.  Can you give me a brief overview of what this involves?  AS: I do what I call a “comprehensive leftover food grab from grocery stores.” I started with Wheatsville Food Coop nine years ago as I was […]

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Legacy Community Partner Spotlight: Workers Defense Project

We asked Julia Kranzthor of Workers Defense Project a few questions about why the work they do is so important to the lives of immigrants and all Texans.  Read on to learn more about their victories, their challenges, and what you can do to help.  Additionally, every time you bring your own container to in.gredients, we […]

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Vendor Spotlight: Green Gate Farm

Green Gate Farms is a historic, urban, certified organic farm cultivating vegetables, flowers, eggs, and animals using sustainable methods – just eight miles from downtown Austin. Find their locally grown, organic produce in.store, join their weekly CSA that you can pick-up at in.gredients, and learn how to farm with their hands-on gardening, composting, soap-making courses for kids and adults. […]

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Vendor Spotlight: Louisville Vegan Jerky Co.

We spoke to Nicole Meredith of the Louisville Vegan Jerky Co. about their origins as a happy accident while attempting to make vegan Hawaiian pork buns, the importance of decadent vegan options and sourcing local ingredients. in : What’s the most surprising (or humorous) response you’ve gotten from someone who tries your jerky for the first time?  […]

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Vendor Spotlight: Coffee Sock

We asked Corina Guillory of Coffee Sock a few questions about their product that saves money, saves trees and makes coffee and tea more delicious.  What’s not to love? in: What inspired the creation of the CoffeeSock? CS: Mostly necessity. We found ourselves without Chemex filters one day, and I had been sewing with organic cotton. Inspired by […]

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Vendor Spotlight: Bearded Bastard

We asked Lauren Winfield of Bearded Bastard Beard Oils a few questions about how their beard oils and mustache waxes stand out from the rest of the whiskered pack. in: With the popularity of full beards and mustaches on the rise, lots of people may be new to the concept of caring for them.  What […]

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Vendor Spotlight: KTonic Kombucha

We asked Greg Goodman, owner and CEO of KTonic Kombucha, a few questions about making ‘booch and the ‘booch biz.   in: You’re dedicated to making your kombuchas by fermenting delicious teas with no added sugar.  How do you decide what teas and flavor profiles to use, and how did you develop your signature flavors? […]

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Vendor Spotlight: Kala’s Kuisine

We in.terviewed Kala Uprety of Kala’s Kuisine about her unique Nepalese-American fusion delights.  in.gredients carries a number of Kala’s delicious salsas, chutnies, kimchi, hot sauce and samosas. in: What inspired you to fuse traditional Nepalese cuisine with flavors from other cultures? K: I came to the U.S.A as a student from Nepal and have the privilege […]

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DIY Personal Care Products in.store now! Sylvia’s been hard at work…

We in.terviewed our own personal care guru, Sylvia Fullerton, who has developed a wide range of preservative-free skin care products. DIY product kits with all the ingredients you’ll need are available in.store just in time for the holidays.  These products add personal flair and some interactive fun to the gift giving season.  We are also offering a […]

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An in.terview with FOND Bone Broth

in: How did FOND get its start, and what inspired your passion for bone broth? There are many ways to feed our sugar cravings, but we wanted to be a delightful and delicious solution for people making positive choices for their health, and we believe that starts at the table. Making sipping bone broth – […]

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Bearded Brothers

About Bearded Brothers Bearded Brothers is an organic snackfood company, located in beautiful Austin Texas. Most of our handmade energy bars are 100% organic, mostly raw, gluten free, vegan friendly and amazingly delicious. Just try them, we guarantee you will be back for more. The Brothers Caleb is an avid rock climber, runner, and cyclist […]

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Goat People Do: An in.side look at Pure Luck Dairy

By: Grayson Vreeland When I arrived at Pure Luck dairy in Dripping Springs, the place was alive with activity. Amelia and Ben welcomed me into their cheery home, where their two small children were having a dance party. The house is right at the farm, only steps away from the hundred or so goats they […]

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