Virtual Marketplace

Welcome to our online Vendor Hall and Hill Country Artisan Marketplace!

The FESTIVAL is not only about rainwater harvesting but also the many other ways to live lightly and responsibly in the Hill Country! If you are interested in local, environmentally beneficial options for water, energy, landscape, lighting, home improvement, sustainable design, or outdoor living you’re in the right place!

From October to the end of 2020, the Marketplace will be hopping with links to vendor sites and videos. We encourage you to shop, learn, and return from now until December 31!

Vendor Hall

Hill Country living – from solar energy to rainwater harvesting, there are lots of ways to live lightly in the Hill Country.

Lakota Water Company

Lakota Water Company is a full-service rainwater and renewable energy company specializing in the design, installation, and service of residential, commercial, and industrial rainwater systems. Our expert team collectively offers over 30 years of water treatment and engineering experience.

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Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC)

For 80 years, we have been proud to serve our members, power the Texas Hill Country and empower our community. As a PEC member, you are an owner of this organization, its history and its future.

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Innovative Water Solutions

IWS designs and installs rainwater harvesting systems for potable and irrigation use. We also design and install drainage improvements for your property.

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Destination Dripping Springs

Destination Dripping Springs is your resource for all things fun happening in Dripping Springs, Texas. Whether you live here, play here or haven’t even been here yet, we are sure you will find a reason to put on your party boots, hiking gear or biker helmet and head into town.

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Save Our Springs Alliance

The SOS Alliance has worked to protect the Edwards Aquifer, its springs and its contributing streams for 30 years. We work hard to protect the natural and cultural heritage of the Hill Country region ​and its watersheds, with a special emphasis on Barton Springs.

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ERA - Ecosystem Regeneration Artisans

We are a low impact development (LID) landscape company and native plant nursery dedicated to reviving Texas rivers, recharging the Edwards aquifer, restoring wildlife habitat and making living in Texas rewarding for our life-loving clients. We design and install aesthetically soothing native drought hardy plantings and optimal earthen water storage locations to capture runoff from buildings and hardscapes using an innovative approach to reading the lay of the land.

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Wild Birds Unlimited of Dripping Springs

Wild Bird’s Unlimited of Dripping Springs is a local, family-owned source for the finest, freshest bird food and the best selection of high-quality bird feeders. We also offer decorative nature and garden gifts!

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Tower Garden by Juice Plus+

We market a patented and researched soil-free garden system, the Tower Garden, for The Juice Plus Company. The Tower Garden makes gardening fun, simple, faster and more productive while saving space, conserving resources and delivering clean and healthy produce indoors or outdoors, right at home.

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Guttermaxx, LP

Guttermaxx offers the best Leaf-Free Gutter Systems that takes in water on both the front and back of the patented Snap-On Snap-Off Hood -No other system on the market can handle more water! Our simple guarantee: if it ever clogs, we will clean it out for FREE! We also offer a open trough Storm System that is the preferred choice by Engineers to handle the torrential rain storms prevalent in Texas.

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Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District

The Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District (CCGCD or District) was created for the purpose of conserving, preserving, recharging, protecting and preventing waste of groundwater from the aquifers within Kendall County.

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Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District

BCRAGD protects and preserves the county’s water and natural resources for the State of Texas. BCRAGD actively connects with the community through extensive outreach and education programs that provide valuable conservation information.

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Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District

The Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District was created by the Legislature and approved by popular vote to conserve, preserve, recharge and prevent waste of groundwater within western Hays County.

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Pioneer Water Tanks America

Keep water fresh and clean with Pioneer Water Tanks top-tier water storage solutions. Our network is ready to provide localized service for rainwater, potable drinking water, well water, irrigation, livestock, fire protection, and much more.

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Metal Rain Tanks

Our attractive, high quality stainless steel tanks will never rust like galvanized steel tanks, nor crack and disintegrate like plastic rain barrels. Stainless rainwater tanks are the most durable water storage tanks for rainwater for your home or business; count on your stainless tank to be there for the rest of your life!

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Speir Innovations LLC

Speir Innovations provides full turn key residential and commercial solar installation to the San Antonio and Austin area. With prior experience in the solar industry and education in sustainable sciences, our founders formed a company with the primary goal of improving quality of life by increasing the long-term implementation of sustainable practices.

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Texas Bulk Water

Specializing in variety of potable water delivery services. Commercial services are offered to the Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston-Galveston, San Antonio, areas, including the state of Texas. Residential services are offered to Central Texas in the Dripping Springs and Austin Metroplex.

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Suncoat of Texas LLC

Suncoat of Texas is a family owned business that provides exceptional decorative concrete service to Central Texas. We aim to make your pool deck, walkway, patio, driveway, or garage beautiful and inviting.

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Southwestern Travis County GCD

The Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District manages groundwater resources in Southwestern Travis County. To learn more about how we serve the public, please visit www.swtcgcd.org.

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Waterloo Gins at Treaty Oak Distilling

Waterloo Gin seeks inspiration from nature, art, and science. Nestled under the Treaty Oak Distilling brand, Waterloo Gins represent a respect for environment and taste of place.

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Save Barton Creek Association

We formed in 1979 in response to community concerns about the impact of urbanization on Barton Creek and Barton Springs. SBCA has been a leading conservation organization in Austin working to ensure that future generations may enjoy the cool, clean waters of Barton Springs.

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Treaty Oak Distilling

Treaty Oak Distillery is named after the famous 500-year old tree in Austin, under which Stephen F. Austin signed agreements defining the borders of Texas. We are anchored in the roots of tradition and yet each inspired by unique cultural impulses.

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Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District

Hill Country Conservancy preserves vital natural resources through conservation, community collaboration and engagement to sustain our region now and forever.

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Water PR

We are water-savvy communication strategists. With a perfect combination of credentials— a wide range of communications experience combined with nonprofit advocacy, special event production, and government relations—we offer a broad range of services and a comprehensive approach for our clients.

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Plateau Land and Wildlife Management

Plateau writes more wildlife management plans and service agreements than any other company in Texas. With more than 20 years of experience, doing the right thing for you and your land guides our work.

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Artisan Marketplace

Explore work from Hill Country artists and artisans – from sun catchers to homemade soaps there’s lots to see!

Wicks Studio

Our home, bath, and beauty products are handcrafted, plant-based with botanicals and essential oils and fragrances. We are committed to to providing healthy, natural nourishment for your mind, body, and soul.

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Steinhagen Metalsmiths

Two San Marcos sisters hand crafting artisan jewelry using mixed metals (primarily sterling silver) & a variety of techniques. Enjoy shopping our unique selection of jewelry including earrings, rings, pendants, cuffs & more.

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The Herb Cottage

The Herb Cottage is a rural nursery focusing on herbs of all sorts, succulents and hypertufa plant containers. People shop here because I have an usual selection of herbs and succulents and I’m knowledgeable about all my plants.

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Fredericksburg Soap Company

We craft soap, lip balm and gift box sets on our family ranch near Fredericksburg, Texas. Our soap is made with filtered rainwater, vegetable oils and Shea butter which nourish the body and spirit.

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Suncatchers by LaLuna Glass

Individually designed and hand crafted stained glass & custom metal Suncatchers made for home and garden.

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Dripping Springs Farmers Market

Dripping Springs Farmers Market is an award-winning farmers market that meets each Wednesday afternoon in the center of Dripping Springs. Regional farmers, ranchers, prepared foods, crafts, and service vendors share their products with eager shoppers on the grassy field of Veteran’s Memorial Park.

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Video Resources

Lakota Water Company

Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC)

Innovative Water Solutions

Wild Birds Unlimited of Dripping Springs

Tower Garden by Juice Plus+

Guttermaxx, LP

Destination Dripping Springs

Save Our Springs Alliance

Ecosystem Regeneration Artisans

Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District

Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District

Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District

Pioneer Water Tanks America