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September 22, 2021
South Austin Internship Applications Open

Application deadline September 29, 2021 It’s that time of year again! Applications for our South Austin Internship are now open. If you live in or attend high school in South/Southeast Austin and want to spend time with other youth and community members who are shaping the future of our new farm in Dove Springs, then […]

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September 20, 2021
Thank you Vital Farms!

Earlier this summer, Vital Farms sponsored the 2021 Tour de Farm event to celebrate the accomplishments of Urban Root’s young leaders. We’re so grateful for Vital Farms’ support, and their commitment to raising awareness and funding that will allow us to expand our impact in the years to come. Vital Farms’ purpose is rooted in […]

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August 26, 2021
Urban Roots is Seeking Members for the Community Crew

Click here to sign up for a Community Crew orientation session   Urban Roots is seeing a rising need for fresh vegetables in food pantries around Austin. As part of our commitment to the community we’re working hard to provide pantries with organic and locally grown vegetables this fall. However, with the surge in covid […]

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August 23, 2021
Thank you to H-E-B!

With school back in session, summer is really drawing to a close on the farm. The past year has been unusual in many ways, and COVID-19 forced us to halt some of our in-person programs. Earlier this summer we were finally able to welcome interns back to the farm as part of our Farm Internship […]

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August 10, 2021
Food & Leadership Fellowship Applications Open

Application deadline EXTENDED to Sep. 16, 2021 It’s time to apply for the Food & Leadership Fellowship for the Fall 2021 season! The Food & Leadership Fellowship is a paid leadership development opportunity for young people ages 17 to 23 on the Urban Roots farm. Fellows build leadership and professional skills while growing thousands of […]

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August 4, 2021
Change-Makers: It Takes One To Know One

Urban Roots and The Nobelity Project partner to empower youth This summer we were thrilled to welcome youth back to in-person programming on the farm for our Food Internship Program (FIP). Youth harvested hundreds of pounds of produce and participated in workshops that featured skills practice in areas such as public speaking and cooking, along […]

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July 28, 2021
Mockingbird Farm Pork Sale Benefits Urban Roots

Urban Roots is excited to collaborate with local Mockingbird Farm to offer happy meat for sale to benefit Urban Roots. A dedicated Urban Roots volunteer and Mockingbird Farm customer has purchased a pig from Mockingbird Farm that is being sold on their website in 3 box sizes (while supplies last). This is a limited sale […]

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July 28, 2021
Thank you to Love, Tito’s!

Inspired by the farm at the Tito’s Handmade Vodka distillery, “Love, Tito’s“ has been reconnecting neighborhoods in need by growing community gardens and farms through its Block to Block program. With a goal to continue making fresh food accessible, “Love, Tito’s” is teaming up with Urban Roots as it provides inspiring young leaders with paid […]

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July 26, 2021
We’re hiring! (Multiple positions)

We’d love to have you be part of our team! Urban Roots is currently seeking applicants for a Development Director and a Finance and Operations Assistant. Urban Roots uses food and farming to transform the lives of young people and inspire, engage, and nourish the community. The only farm-based youth development and community impact organization […]

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