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Address: 1700 University Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76107-3400
Phone Number: 817.332.4441
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BRIT Farmer's Market

The first Saturday's BRIT sponsors a community Farmer's Market. On a recent visit I picked up some delicious local products. Homemade granola, basil jelly, old south pickles... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 7, 2015
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

The first Saturday's BRIT sponsors a community Farmer's Market. On a recent visit I picked up some delicious local products. Homemade granola, basil jelly, old south pickles, German bread, olive oil, mojito popsicle. And you can visit the BRIT and nearby Botanic Gardens in one enjoyable morning.

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Fort Worth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

BRIT is so much more than just an herbarium. Though, their million+ plant specimens is nothing to scoff at! One of the few LEED Platinum buildings in the Southwest, BRIT is truly a leader in sustainable building and living.

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Thank Michael S
Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I would highly recommend this attraction. It's beautiful. The flowers are gorgeous when they're in bloom, and the area around BRIT has informative plaques that tell you what kinds of flowers you're looking at. Definitely recommend it if you're looking for something to do in Fort Worth outside of the Stockyards.

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Thank Ashton S
Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This place is cool. Go take a tour and learn about the plants at the Botanic Gardens. Really informational.

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Crowley, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

The entire concept is outstanding. I highly recommend a visit to anyone who is interested in ecology or sustainability.

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Coppell, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We went on Free day in the arts distric. They were well staffed. We talked to 2 young, well trained botanist. People do all kinds of plant research here. The building is so green equiped with a "living" roof. The building itself is beautifully modern. We had a tour of the herbarium with 1 million specimens stored there. We saw... More 

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Crowley, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

This is both a leading research institute and a teaching center. Great Eco-base water and energy conserving building

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

The flowers were in bloom and great to look at. Great place for a relaxing day and great for pictures.

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FTW
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

If you live here and haven't been to the BRIT - GO! You will be so rewarded by the experience. What an exciting place to have in our midst & most of it is free!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011

I went to visit BRIT for work and was lucky enough to be able to explore the entire building and site. I wish I lived in Fort Worth so that I could take advantage of their educational programs.It's the first LEED-NC Platinum building in Tarrant County, so if you are an architecture or environmental enthusiatic, it's also worth a visit.... More 

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