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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Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend of Service

Please join us on Saturday the 16th and Monday the 18th for our special MLK Weekend of Service, presented by Wheatsville Food Co-op! These special Community Volunteer mornings will have an added emphasis on Dr. King’s work and legacy of service, and we’ll be planting out the season’s onions.  Space is limited so RSVP is required.  Register for […]

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4th Annual Seed to Harvest Kickoff

Join us on September 29th to celebrate the launch of Urban Roots’ 9th year of using food and farming to transform the lives of young people and to inspire, engage, and nourish the community. Our friends from Launderette, Juiceland, and Hops & Grain will provide delicious food, beer, and cocktails amidst the sounds of DJ […]

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Take Home a Chef with Edible Austin’s Chef Auction on October 6

      Edible Austin Chef Auction Benefiting Urban Roots & Sustainable Food Center: October 6, 2016 We are excited to once again be one of the beneficiaries for Edible Austin’s Chef Auction. Join us on October 6 at The Allan House and bid on exclusive dining packages with notable Austin chefs! Indulge in small bites prepared by […]

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Chipotle and Urban Roots Movie Screening: Thursday, August 13

Join us for a special screening of the film ‘Growing Cities’ at Alamo Drafthouse Village. We are honored to partner with Chipotle to present this film followed by a panel to discuss the power of bringing young people together on urban farms to nourish the community. Tickets are $12, and proceeds come back to Urban […]

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White Linen Night benefiting Urban Roots

White Linen Night Benefiting Urban Roots

Join the 2nd Street District for a night out at the 3RD Annual White Linen Night benefiting Urban Roots! On Saturday, August 1st, put on your coolest summer whites and join the best block party in town. You’ll get to enjoy tastings from the best restaurants, wineries, and breweries around Austin, big raffle prizes, live […]

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The 2015 Community Lunch Series – Sponsored by Wheatsville Co-op

This summer’s Community Lunch Series is a set of three delicious, summertime meals on the Urban Roots Farm. At each lunch, a group of Urban Roots Youth Farm Interns teams up with a different local chef in the Austin area to prepare and share a seasonal, multi-course meal  with the Austin community. Each meal incorporates […]

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Thursday, May 21st | Open House/Farm | 6p – 7:30p

Please join us on Thursday, May 21st for an Open House/Farm from 6:00pm to 7:30pm on the Urban Roots Farm. This is a great way to learn about Urban Roots and our important work in the community. The evening will feature farm tours and presentations from our youth Farm Interns.  Refreshments will be provided, and the event is free to […]

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Ending Hunger One Step at a Time

Sunday, March 1st, 2015 will be the Austin CROP Hunger Walk.  CROP stands for Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty.  CROP Hunger Walks are community-wide events sponsored by Church World Service an international relief, development, and refugee resettlement agency. Money raised by CROP Hunger Walks nationwide is used by CWS to provide food, medical care, disaster relief, and self-help […]

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Eat Drink Local Week: Join us on Monday, December 8th for an Evening with Dan Barber!

  AN EVENING WITH DAN BARBER   MONDAY, DEC. 8 | 7 PM   AT THE PARAMOUNT THEATRE   Join us for an unforgettable evening with Dan Barber in his first Texas appearance to talk about his new book, “The Third Plate,” presented by Edible Austin and the Paramount Theatre, featuring musical guest Michael Fracasso. […]

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