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June 23, 2020
Antonelli’s Cheese Featured in “Let’s Get Cooking with Urban Roots” Video Series

On June 24th, we’ll be releasing the second 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! Our good friends at Antonelli’s Cheese partnered with Urban Roots for week 2, and their Menonita Cheese is featured in a […]

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June 17, 2020
Learn How to Make Salsa with Rick Lopez in the 1st “Let’s Get Cooking with Urban Roots” Video!

Urban Roots is pleased to share the first video in the three-part 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. Watch the video to get a homemade salsa cooking tutorial from Executive Chef Rick Lopez of La Condesa, a […]

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June 16, 2020
Lick Honest Ice Creams Supports Let’s Get Cooking with Urban Roots Video Series

This week kicks off our all-new, three-part 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! For three weeks, Urban Roots is offering a box packed full of produce from the East Austin Farm, specialty selections from local Austin businesses, […]

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June 13, 2020
Rick Lopez of La Condesa Featured in the Let’s Get Cooking with Urban Roots Video Series

  Next week kicks off the all-new, three-part 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 partnered with Executive Chef Rick Lopez of La Condesa for the first cooking video in the video series. Rick recently joined us […]

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June 8, 2020
New Video Series: Let’s Get Cooking with Urban Roots!

Urban Roots recently launched an all-new, three-part 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. The video series will serve as a fundraiser for the organization, creating an opportunity for Urban Roots to fulfill its two-part mission: to use […]

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June 4, 2020
Watch Our Virtual Event Recording Featuring Raj Patel!

Last month, Urban Roots hosted a live-streamed conversation with Urban Roots youth and world-renowned Food Justice Advocate, Raj Patel, in celebration of #GivingTuesdayNow. In case you missed it, click here to watch the recording of Mr. Patel, our Executive Director Max Elliott, and past and present Urban Roots youth! A huge thanks to all who attended! We hope you enjoyed […]

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June 3, 2020
Now Accepting Applications for Urban Roots Virtual Summer Program

Urban Roots is currently seeking applicants for our virtual summer program! If you know a Dove Springs area high school youth, please share this information with them. -What: Urban Roots Virtual Summer Program -Who We Are Recruiting: Dove Springs Area High School Youth -Summer Program Hours: Wednesday – Friday 2 p.m. –  4 p.m. Plus […]

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June 2, 2020
Black Lives Matter.

We honor and mourn the lives of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Mike Ramos, Tony McDade and so many others that have been lost to race-based violence at the hands of police. We stand in solidarity with Black people across this country. As we grow food for the community and invest in young people, we acknowledge […]

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June 2, 2020
Bringing the Farm to You: How to Harvest Potatoes

While we can’t bring you to the farm due to COVID-19 safety precautions, we’re still committed to bringing the farm to you virtually! Watch Urban Roots Program Manager Teresa Orduno in today’s video to learn how to harvest potatoes. As we continue to take safety precautions and self-isolate, we hope this fun and safe outdoor […]

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