Support Our Young Leaders & Your Gift Will Be Matched!

  Dear Friends, Imagine, for a moment, a fifteen year-old taking a deep breath just before she steps on stage in front of 150 strangers to tell her story. “Urban Roots has created a community where I feel comfortable opening up about my opinions. They make it feel like my voice matters in my community.” […]

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December 7th: Open House at the Urban Roots farm!

Please join us on Wednesday morning, December 7th for our next Open House at the Urban Roots Farm! There’s no better way to start your day than among the bountiful fields of our farm. We’ll have breakfast from Snooze and coffee, a quick word from our youth leaders, and an exclusive farm tour with Lea Scott, our […]

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Want to Join Our Team? Now Accepting Applications for Youth Specialist and Farm Assistant Positions!

We are looking for two rock stars to join our team this January. Do you love working with teenagers and seeing them develop and build skills they never knew they had? Or are you an experienced farmer who likes teach others how to be one with the earth? Then we’re looking for you! We’re currently […]

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Join us! Youth Food Jam on November 19th: FREE for teens

Click here to register today! When and Where: Allan Elementary School, 4900 Gonzales St. Austin, TX 78702 10:30 am until 3:00 pm on Saturday, November 19th Lunch will be provided by Chipotle! What: An event designed BY youth, FOR youth– The second Annual Youth Food Jam is a unique opportunity for teenagers across Austin and beyond […]

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Urban Roots Impact Report

Your Impact, Our Gratitude

At Urban Roots, we start a new year every August, following the school year and the planting seasons. As we dig into a new beginning with another group of young people and new seeds and plants on the farm, we have to pause and reflect on all the amazing things that you helped us accomplish […]

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Give Us Your Feedback + Enter to Win an Urban Roots Goodie Bag!

If you are a part of our volunteer family, we want your feedback about your experience with us on the farm. If you have ever volunteered on the farm, will you take 5 minutes to fill out this survey? This survey is anonymous and will be used to help us improve and continue to deepen our impact […]

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Volunteer Appreciation Potluck Jamboree: Join us THIS Thursday 7/14

Are you one of the more than 1,000 volunteers who have come out to the farm or one of our events in the last year? Then we want YOU to join us THIS Thursday, July 14th, at 6PM on the Urban Roots Farm for a Volunteer Celebration Potluck Jamboree. We think you’re simply amazing and […]

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Breakfast Party This Friday 5/27 with Snooze: Donations Benefit Urban Roots

Snooze is an A.M. eatery that is excited to join the Austin community. Becoming a contributing member of the community is something that is near and dear to Snoozers. Before they open their doors for their Grand Opening on May 28th, they need to kick the tires and make sure they’re a well-oiled machine first! […]

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4th Annual Lenoir Charity Crawfish Boil

Pull out your stretchy pants and buy your tickets today, y’all. Join Lenoir and Edible Austin on Sunday, May 29th at Springdale Farm from 12-4pm for the 4th Annual Lenoir Charity Crawfish Boil— proceeds benefit Urban Roots and Springdale Center for Urban Agriculture. There will be live music, libations by Tipsy Texan, refreshments from SESA Tea, ice cream, […]

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Want to Join Our Team? Now Accepting Applications for a Development & Volunteer Specialist

Are you supremely organized, self-motivated, and a good communicator? Would you like to serve our supporters and volunteers as they make an outrageous impact by empowering youth and nourishing the community? Then we’re looking for you! We’re currently accepting applications for a part-time Development & Volunteer Specialist. For more information and instructions to apply, click […]

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