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August 5, 2020
Announcing Urban Roots’ New Executive Director

A Message from Urban Roots’ Board Chair Erin Fohn Hello, Fellow Supporters, On behalf of the Urban Roots Board of Directors, it is my pleasure to introduce you to our new Executive Director, Frances Deviney. She brings 20 years of leadership to our organization across various fields. Most recently, she has consulted with the Annie […]

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July 23, 2020
A Message from Max Elliott: 10 Things from 14 Years

Urban Roots has reached the end of an era. Over the past 14 years, Urban Roots Executive Director Max Elliott has led the organization’s empowering and inspiring youth leadership development programs, ensured that community nourishment remained at the forefront of what we do, and helped Urban Roots become a valuable source of produce for local […]

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July 2, 2020
Topo Chico Provides Refreshments for Week 2 & 3 of “Let’s Get Cooking with Urban Roots”

This summer, we launched an all-new video series titled, “Let’s Get Cooking with Urban Roots,” sponsored by Whole Foods Market, The City of Austin Office of Sustainability, and Farmhouse Delivery! We’re so grateful for our friends at Topo Chico who partnered with Urban Roots for the second and third week, and provided their refreshing sparkling […]

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July 1, 2020
Keep Calm and Curry On

Chef Jam Sanitchat Shows Us How to Make Green Curry in “Let’s Get Cooking with Urban Roots” Series Here it is: the 3rd video in our 3-part series, titled, “Let’s Get Cooking with Urban Roots,” sponsored by Whole Foods Market, The City of Austin Office of Sustainability, and Farmhouse Delivery! We’re so excited to share […]

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July 1, 2020
Vital Farms Partners with Urban Roots for the “Let’s Get Cooking” Video Series

Happy July! Last month, we launched an all-new video series titled, “Let’s Get Cooking with Urban Roots,” sponsored by Whole Foods Market, The City of Austin Office of Sustainability, and Farmhouse Delivery! Our friends at Vital Farms partnered with Urban Roots for each of the three weeks, and each week’s boxes featured their delicious Pasture […]

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June 30, 2020
Con’ Olio Oils & Vinegar Featured in “Let’s Get Cooking with Urban Roots” Video Series

This summer, we began a 3-part series titled, “Let’s Get Cooking with Urban Roots” video series, sponsored by Whole Foods Market, The City of Austin Office of Sustainability, and Farmhouse Delivery! A local oil and vinegar shop, Con’ Olio, partnered with Urban Roots for each of the three weeks, and is featured inside our video […]

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June 29, 2020
Made In Partners with “Let’s Get Cooking with Urban Roots” Video Series

This summer, we began a 3-part series titled, “Let’s Get Cooking with Urban Roots” video series, sponsored by Whole Foods Market, The City of Austin Office of Sustainability, and Farmhouse Delivery! Made In partnered with Urban Roots for each of the three weeks by providing our chefs with cooking supplies and by providing a prize […]

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June 28, 2020
ThoroughBread Partners with “Let’s Get Cooking with Urban Roots” Video Series

This summer, we began a 3-part series titled, “Let’s Get Cooking with Urban Roots” video series, sponsored by Whole Foods Market, The City of Austin Office of Sustainability, and Farmhouse Delivery! A local bakery, ThoroughBread, partnered with Urban Roots for each of the three weeks, and is featured inside our video series recipe and produce […]

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June 27, 2020
Thai Fresh Featured in “Let’s Get Cooking with Urban Roots” Video Series

On July 1st, we’re excited to release the final video in our “Let’s Get Cooking with Urban Roots” video series, sponsored by Whole Foods Market, The City of Austin Office of Sustainability, and Farmhouse Delivery! Chef Jam Sanitchat of Thai Fresh is featured in this video and will be showing us how to make a Green […]

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