Sustainability

  • What is Domestic Sourcing and Why Does It Matter?

    Add Button Text It may be the Austin mindset or it may be that we’re deeply in love with the land we grew up on— either way, a central tenant of CatSpring Yaupon has always been to source locally. But why does local sourcing matter in the first place?  Here are some of the lessons we’ve learned from our work sustainably harvesting wild yaupon from Central Texas farms. Add Button Text 1.    Job Creation. Sourcing locally...
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  • People First Employment

    People First Employment
    At CatSpring Yaupon, we’ve learned that sustainability is about more than the land. It’s about people, too. That's why we created the CatSpring People First Employment Program. We offer jobs to people exiting the criminal justice system, in the hopes that they can use their time with us to transition on into other meaningful employment. Our motto for making an impact is by affecting one life, and one community, at a time. Our goal with...
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  • 6 Ways CatSpring Yaupon Does Sustainability

    6 Ways CatSpring Yaupon Does Sustainability
    From the beginning, CatSpring Yaupon has been dedicated to sustainability in every way.  We harvest in areas with plentiful growth so the yaupon can continue to flourish. We work with our local community to provide needed jobs.  We minimize our environmental footprint to keep our land healthy for years to come. And that’s just the start. 1. Clean Yaupon.  The ingredient list for our three different preparation methods is yaupon.  That’s it. Hand-harvested, wild-grown yaupon....
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