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Stories of leadership, farming, community etc.
November 25, 2020
Make the Perfect Addition to Thanksgiving Dinner

Urban Roots is pleased to share the final video in the second installment of the “Let’s Get Cooking” video series! Learn how to make a delicious Spiced Carrot-Butternut Squash Salad by Chef Todd Dupelchan and Chef Jessica Maher of Lenoir and Vixen’s Wedding in this cooking video tutorial (you can also view the video on Instagram […]

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November 18, 2020
Make Chef Alma’s Tostadas with Your Urban Roots Veggie Box

Watch Chef Alma Alcocer of El Alma make her mouthwatering Winter Squash, Swiss Chard & Pickled Radish Tostadas in this Let’s Get Cooking video tutorial (you can also view the video on Instagram TV). This series wouldn’t be possible without our amazing sponsors: Vital Farms, H-E-B, and Thundercloud Subs. With this easy-to-follow tutorial, you’ll easily conquer dinner this week. Let’s […]

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November 11, 2020
Watch the First Video of “Let’s Get Cooking” + This is Your Last Chance to Order This Week’s Meal Kit!

Urban Roots is excited to share the first video in the second installment of the “Let’s Get Cooking” video series and virtual fundraiser! Watch the video above, featuring Chef Tiffany Derry of Roots Chicken Shak and a delicious Seasonal Caesar Salad with Duck Fat Breadcrumbs (you can also view the video on Instagram TV). This series wouldn’t be possible […]

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November 9, 2020
Hurry to Order an Urban Roots Premium Meal Kit to be Delivered to Your Door!

DON’T DELAY – SALES FOR THIS WEEK CLOSE ON TUESDAY! In case you haven’t heard, Urban Roots announced its second installment of the “Let’s Get Cooking” video series and virtual fundraiser, now available for order. Hurry to order a box for this week, as sales for the first box will close on Tuesday, November 10th […]

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November 5, 2020
Get an Urban Roots Premium Meal Kit Delivered!

ORDER YOUR PREMIUM “LET’S GET COOKING” BOX TODAY + NEW DELIVERY OPTION! Urban Roots announces its second installment of the “Let’s Get Cooking” video series and virtual fundraiser, available for pre-order starting November 5th. Your purchase helps Urban Roots bring some of Austin’s most amazing youth together on the farm (socially distanced!) to grow veggies and […]

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October 2, 2020
Urban Roots Produce Shares are Back!

Urban Roots is excited to announce that produce shares are back! We are now accepting orders for our fall harvest season. The first week of shares will be available for pick up on Wednesday, October 7th! Read below for more details, and purchase a mixed produce share here.  Between now and early December, Urban Roots […]

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September 17, 2020
Cast Your Vote: Urban Roots is on the Wheatsville Ballot

Are you a Wheatsville Owner? Vote for Urban Roots to be a Community Action recipient in 2021! Urban Roots is on the ballot in this year’s Wheatsville Co-Op’s Owner Election! Help us raise money, win volunteers, and get the word out about Urban Roots by casting your vote between now and November 20th. Your vote […]

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September 9, 2020
The Clock is Ticking to Apply for the Urban Roots Food & Leadership Fellowship

Calling all interested youth applicants for the upcoming Urban Roots Food & Leadership Fellowship! This is a paid leadership development program for young adults in the Austin area that are between 17 – 23 years old. Fellows will learn how to grow thousands of pounds of sustainable produce while growing core professional development skills and […]

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September 7, 2020
Urban Roots Honors Farmers, Ranchers, Farmworkers, & More This Labor Day

This Labor Day, we want to honor farmers, ranchers, and farmworkers who are working tirelessly to provide food for our country, despite the difficult conditions and challenges they are facing during this pandemic. We’d also like to honor all essential and front line workers for keeping us safe, healthy, and secure. In a time where […]

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