Join us on the farm for delicious snacks, a few words from our youth leaders, and a leisurely farm tour! This event is completely free and open to all — it’s the perfect experience whether it’s your first time on the farm or you already know the scoop and just want to enjoy some time with the Urban Roots family. We look forward to seeing you on the farm!
* This event was originally scheduled for 5/18, but was postponed due to the threat of severe weather. Thank you!
Urban Roots’ Tour de Farm is the most unique non-profit event in Austin, combining our farm-fresh produce and the city’s top chefs to raise money for Austin’s young leaders. Highlights of this premiere evening include signature cocktails, farm-fresh tastings of produce grown at Urban Roots, the absolute best that Austin has to offer in our Silent Auction, and inspiring stories from Urban Roots youth leaders. To read a recap of the event, click through below.
Join the Neil-Cochran House Museum for a trip through history which will begin at 6:00 and run for approximately 20 minutes. Mezcal (courtesy of Susto Mezcal), roast pig (courtesy of Rosso & Flynn Modern Butchers), and live music round out what we hope will make for, if you will, a very happy (less than an) hour of history. A portion of the proceeds of this event will benefit local youth leadership and food sustainability nonprofit Urban Roots. Admission is $20 to the general public.
Farmhouse Delivery presents the 7th Annual Fais Do-Do + Gumbo Cook Off at Rain Lily Farm! Enjoy live music from the Gulf Coast Playboys and Boss Street Brass Band, draught beer, Tito’s Vodka, and most importantly, all the gumbo you can eat! Proceeds from Fais Do-Do will benefit Urban Roots, a non-profit organization that uses food and farming to transform the lives of young people and inspire, engage, and nourish the community. Tickets are $30 at the door. As much as they love four-legged friends, they ask that you please leave your pets at home. No dogs will be allowed on the grou...
Come visit the farm and hear what’s going on this season at our next Open House. Come spend a part of your Saturday on the Urban Roots farm to hear a few words from our young leaders, enjoy some snacks, and get an insider’s farm tour. This event is completely free and open to all — it’s the perfect experience whether it’s your first time on the farm or you already know the scoop and just want to enjoy some time with the Urban Roots family. Please RSVP if you can join us!
Our Annual Seed to Harvest Kickoff, presented by Independence Title Company, marks the beginning of a fresh season and a new year for Urban Roots! On September 26th we will gather friends for a happy hour fundraiser at The Google Fiber Space to enjoy a few words from our youth leaders, bites from Eden East and Olive & June, signature drinks by Juiceland, Hops & Grain, Duchman Family Winery, Tito’s Handmade Vodka and GEM&BOLT Mezcal, tunes by DJ Chorizo Funk, a giveaway, and other fun.
Many thanks to our Host Committee: Virginia Cumberbatch, Anna Jackson and Ron Berr...