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May 31, 2020
Your Questions Answered by Urban Roots Farm Manager

We sure do miss our Urban Roots’ youth leaders and community volunteers on the farm! We recently collected questions for our new Ask a Farmer Series. Watch part 3 of this series to hear the answers from the pro, Urban Roots Farm Manager Montana Stovall. For questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to contact anyone […]

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May 29, 2020
Urban Roots Featured by CBS News & GoDaddy

A huge thanks to CBS News and GoDaddy for featuring Urban Roots in their recent article and video, entitled “An urban farm’s quest to survive and thrive.” We were thrilled to be a part of this project and are so thankful to have had the opportunity to share how we have been impacted by the […]

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May 27, 2020
Ask a Farmer Part 2: Farming Tips & Tricks from Montana

We can’t wait until the farm reopens and it’s safe to have our Urban Roots’ youth leaders and community volunteers on our farm, but we are keeping the soil happy and the plants growin’ while we wait for everyone’s return. We recently collected questions from our community for our new Ask a Farmer Series. Watch […]

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May 26, 2020
Urban Roots Photos to Freshen Up Your Virtual Meetings

As we’re all spending more time in virtual meetings and socializing with our friends and family online, we thought we’d bring you some fresh photos from the farm to perk up your screens. We sure do miss everyone, but while everyone is staying safe at home and social distancing, we’ll continue to bring you to […]

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May 19, 2020
Your Questions Answered in Urban Roots’ Ask a Farmer Series

While we still can’t have people out at the farm, we are dedicated to bringing the farm to you virtually! We recently collected your questions for our new Ask a Farmer Series. Watch this video to hear the answers from Urban Roots Farm Manager Montana Stovall. For questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to contact […]

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May 18, 2020
Take a Virtual Farm Tour with Farm Manager Montana Stovall

Since we can’t have people out at the farm, we met up with Urban Roots Farm Manager Montana Stovall last month for a virtual farm tour. Watch the video to learn about our beets, carrots, and soil! For questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to contact anyone on the Urban Roots team. Follow us on […]

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May 11, 2020
Spotlight on Rosedale Kitchen and Bar

As we all know, restaurants across the world have pivoted their business plans amidst the COVID-19 crisis. We checked in with our friends at Rosedale Kitchen and Bar to learn about how they have adjusted their restaurant offerings during these unprecedented times. Watch the video above to hear from Executive Chef Janelle Reynolds of Rosedale […]

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May 4, 2020
Chi’lantro Partners with Urban Roots for #GivingTuesdayNow: Hurry to Order your Lunch by May 4th at 12 p.m.!

In case you haven’t heard, Urban Roots is gearing up for #GivingTuesdayNow and our first ever Virtual Luncheon on Tuesday, May 5th at 1:00 PM CDT, featuring a live-streamed conversation with Urban Roots youth and world-renowned Food Justice Advocate, Raj Patel. To add to the excitement, our friends at Chi’lantro have sign on as our official […]

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May 1, 2020
Urban Roots Seeking a Passionate Executive Director

Employer: Urban Roots Position: Executive Director Location: Austin, TX Report to: Board of Directors Full-time, salaried, benefits Application Submissions: -Resumes and inquiries should be emailed to EDSearch@urbanrootsatx.org -All resumes should include a cover letter that briefly answers these 3 questions Why is this servant leadership position the right role for you? What excites you about Urban […]

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