We’re looking for an Administrative Assistant!

We are excitedly seeking an Administrative Assistant to join our team. Click here for more information and to apply. This is a part time position. We are looking for you, if: You possess supreme organizational skills, pay great attention to detail, and are able to manage multiple projects with grace. You have superior communication skills […]

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Make yourself at home! Please join us for an Open House at the Urban Roots farm!

Please join us on Tuesday, May 24th for our next Open House at the Urban Roots Farm! There’s no better way to wind down a day than among the bountiful fields of our farm at sunset. We’ll have bites from Sala & Betty, a quick word from our youth leaders, and an exclusive farm tour […]

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Farmhouse Delivery’s 4th Annual Fais Do-Do & Gumbo Cook Off Benefiting Urban Roots

Join us on Saturday, February 27th at the bayou-tiful Rain Lily Farm for Farmhouse Delivery’s 4th Annual Fais Do-Do & Gumbo Cook Off, benefiting Urban Roots, for a raucous afternoon of gumbo-eating, complimentary drinks, and live music from Cajun dancehall band The Gulf Coast Playboys! “Fais do-do” (pronounced fay dough-dough) is an affectionate term for […]

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We’re Hiring a Program Manager!

Do love working outside with teens, seeing them grow, and have a knack for logistics? Urban Roots is looking for you! Click here for more information about the role and for details on how to apply.

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Apply to be a Youth Farm Intern!

We are currently accepting applications for our Spring and Summer Youth Farm Internship Program. Visit our internship page to learn more, and to download and submit an application! Be sure to share with young people you think would be a great fit!  

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Save Room for Burritos!

Join us on Thursday, February 26, at any Austin area Chipotle as they raise $15,000 to support our Field Trips to the Farm!  Each year, Urban Roots hosts over 500 students and their chaperons for youth-led educational tours of the farm.  Click here for more information on the Educational Tours, and email meg@urbanrootsatx.org to schedule your […]

June 17th is National Eat Your Vegetables Day!

Chipotle recently came out to the farm for a tour.  We played a few games to get to know one another (where we learned broccoli was the favorite veggie du jour) and then Executive Director Max Elliot led a tour of the farm.  Chipotle got to see what was growing and tasted some fresh veggies […]

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Community Action Wednesdays at Wheatsville Food Co-op

Each month, Wheatsville Food Co-op will donate 1% of their sales on Wednesdays to one of 10 non-profit organizations in Austin.  During Wheatsville’s Annual Election, after polling more than 15,000 co-op owners, Urban Roots was chosen as one of the lucky recipients of these donations!!  We are so honored and grateful to have been chosen! […]

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Urban Roots at the SFC Farmers’ Market

  Come see us at the Sustainable Food Center Farmers’ Market Downtown every Saturday from 9am – 1pm at Republic Square Park!  Coming up at the Farmers’ Market, we have Red Russian and Toscano kale, arugula, collards, spring onions, fennel, garlic scapes, broccoli greens, and much more as summer approaches.  The interns will be there […]

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Max Elliott Finalist for Social Entrepreneur of the Year

Tonight, Max Elliott and three other finalists will attend the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year of Awards, where the Tingari-Silverton Social Entrepreneur of the Year will be awarded. Urban Roots would like to congratulate all four finalists for their accomplishments and tireless work for the Austin community: Max Elliott, Urban Roots Karen LaShelle, […]

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