Join us for Urban Roots’ 2018 MLK Weekend of Service!

**We are just about full for both days. Please email volunteer@urbanrootsatx.org if you wish to be placed on our waitlist. Also, please update your RSVP if your schedule changes and you’re no longer able to volunteer with us- thank you!** Please join us on Saturday the 13th and Monday the 15th for our special MLK Weekend […]

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Our hero is YOU: Have your year-end gift matched TODAY!

  Because of your support, Urban Roots is celebrating 10 years of empowering youth and nourishing the community. This year we aim to give more than $115,000 directly to 70+ young people through paid internships on our farm — which means we hope to distribute in just one season more than a quarter of what […]

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Celebrate #GivingThanksTuesday with us: We’ve got a gift and invitation just for you…

You may know that today is #GivingTuesday, a day that follows Black Friday and Cyber Monday as a chance to take a break from shopping to celebrate and think about the good that giving back can do.   This year we’re joining the celebration, but we’re shaking things up by celebrating #GivingThanksTuesday instead! You are […]

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Vote for Urban Roots!

  VOTE and ROOT for Urban Roots for BEST NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION in Austin Chronicle’s ‘Best of Austin’ ballot! Deadline is Monday, October 16th. This is our 2nd year in a row being a Finalist. And we think this would be a pretty cool 10th birthday present. Vote Here!

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10 for 10: Help us celebrate a decade with a $10 monthly gift!

“Urban Roots has given me the courage and confidence that I can make a change in this world.” — Lolly, Second Year Youth Intern Dear friends, Because of you, over the past 10 years, 288 youth leaders have dug in on the farm, receiving $450,708 in youth stipends, and growing 288,601 pounds of fresh produce! […]

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Deadline Extended: Food & Leadership Fellowship

It’s not too late to apply for the Food & Leadership Fellowship! We’re extending the deadline for applications to Wednesday, August 9th. Don’t miss out on your chance to take your leadership and professional skills to the next level while growing thousands of pounds of fresh produce for the community. Click here for more details […]

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Deadline Extended: Food & Leadership Fellowship

It’s not too late to apply for the Food & Leadership Fellowship! We’re extending the deadline for applications to Wednesday, August 9th. Don’t miss out on your chance to take your leadership and professional skills to the next level while growing thousands of pounds of fresh produce for the community. Click here for more details […]

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Behind the Scenes: Food and Leadership Fellowship

Nichole is a FLF alumna and currently is working as a Crew Leader for the High School Farm Internship Program! Here is a little on her experience being a part of the Food and Leadership Fellowship: – What did you find most valuable about your experience with the Food and Leadership Fellowship? The Food and […]

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Volunteer and Get a BOGO Burrito

We are excited to announce our 2017 partnership with Chipotle in support of our Community Volunteer Engagement! Each year we depend on over 1,000 adult volunteers to produce 25,000 pounds of fruits and vegetables for our community. This work simply wouldn’t be possible without your help. And as anyone who has volunteered on the Urban […]

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Food & Leadership Fellowship

It’s not too late to apply for the Food & Leadership Fellowship! Submit your application by August 4th for a chance to develop your professional skills, learn hands-on about sustainable agriculture, and serve the Austin community. Applications are now open! Click here to apply. The Food & Leadership Fellowship is a paid leadership development opportunity […]

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