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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Thank You 2017 Amplify Austin Donors!

  Our hearts are full thanks to the 137 donors gave through the Amplify Austin platform– a full $13,128 for our young leaders. On top of that, our outside donations and matches means we met our $15,000 goal! What an incredible community we have. Because of you we reached our Amplify Austin goal to support […]

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#AmplifyYoungLeaders & Become an Individual Fundraiser

Urban Roots is ready for 24 hours of giving with Amplify Austin, happening March 2nd – 3rd! We need your help to raise $15,000 to empower youth and nourish the community. You don’t have to wait! Two things you can do RIGHT NOW: Schedule your donation today by clicking here. Become an Individual Fundraiser for […]

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Leaps of Faith: Our Young Leaders Take Them All the Time

Dear friends, As some of you know, in 2016, I celebrated 10 years in the Urban Roots family and I recently returned from a two-month sabbatical. I went to Asia for the first time, explored Japan for several weeks and Thailand for a little over a month. Needless to say, I was completely blown away […]

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