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There are many ways to get involved with Urban Roots. Join us today!      

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Urban Roots relies on contributions from the community to continue providing empowering work and service opportunities for youth and the Austin community on our urban sustainable farm, as well as to continue donating 40% of our harvest to local hunger relief agencies and those in need. All donations to Urban Roots are tax-deductible. Your support […]

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Urban Roots uses sustainable agriculture to transform the lives of young people and increase access to healthy food in Austin. Founded in 2007 as a program of YouthLaunch, Urban Roots has transitioned to become an independent non-profit agency in the fall of 2011.

Give

Urban Roots relies on contributions from the community to continue providing empowering work and service opportunities for youth and the Austin community on our urban sustainable farm, as well as to continue donating 40% of our harvest to local hunger relief agencies and those in need. All donations to Urban Roots are tax-deductible. Your support of our mission is helpful in countless ways. Thank you. Learn More

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  • Open House Invite

    Urban Roots Open House

    Please join us on an Open House on Thursday, April 24th from 6:00pm to 7:30pm on the Urban Roots Farm. This is a great way to learn about Urban Roots and our important work in the community. The evening will feature farm tours and presentations from our youth interns and volunteers.  Refreshments will be provided, […]

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    2014 Core Youth Program Begins

    This year’s Core Youth Program kicked off on February 8th with an all day retreat at Hornsby Bend.  Our 2013-2014  farm interns are a diverse group of youth from 13 different schools across Austin. Over the next twenty-three weeks, they will come together for hands-on farm work, educational workshops, service-learning opportunities, and self-reflection activities. The […]

  • NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION

    Lettuce Help You Meet Your New Year’s Resolution!

    Pun Intended! Enrollment is open for the 2014 Urban Roots CSA. For more information and to sign up, click here.

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    May 15 CSA Newsletter

    Check out this week’s CSA Newsletter to learn more about Urban Roots and for helpful information on utilizing all of your seasonal produce!