Archive by Author

Second Annual East Feast Gathering/Potluck

fbff_logo2

The time has come to gather with friends and neighbors for the 2nd Annual East Feast Celebration at Festival Beach!We are excited to share accomplishments, goals and dreams… and a delicious potluck! With the fall season here the potential for locally grown and prepared dishes are limitless. Word has it that Elizabeth will once again […]

Holly Shores Master Park Plan Community Meeting

Please come out to support food forests and community agriculture in public parks at the Holly Shores/Edward Rendon Sr. Park at Festival Beach Master Plan Community Meeting #5 (FINAL)East Feasters, please come prepared to listen and share. This is a 90-acre park and there are a lot of important aspects of this beloved park that […]

Food Forest 101 at Metz Rec Center

Are you curious about growing food in community? Come join central East Austin neighbors in a conversation about low-maintenance, low-water edible forest gardens, aka food forests. When: Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 6:15pm – 8:00pm Where: Metz Recreation Center Learn about the several existing food forests in Austin today, and discuss plans for a new […]

Campaign City Council to Approve Edible Landscaping for Holly Shores Park Master Plan

We believe the Food Forest’s mission for free, publicly-accessible, organically-grown food is in fact one of the BEST USES of public land. Do you agree? Let the city know! When: Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 4:00pm Where: Austin City Hall Background: In September 2009, City Council passed a resolution that reallocated funds from the Holly […]

Neighborhood Q&A: Festival Beach Food Forest

Join us for a neighborhood Q&A meeting about the food forest and help spread the word to East Austin neighbors!We will provide fliers for distribution in nearby neighborhoods and watering holes. (We can almost guarantee they’ll be friends made in the process- 🙂 ¡Además, hablantes hispanos, su servicio se aprecia! When: Monday, January 27, 2014 […]

Community Design Workshop at the RBJ Center

What’s a food forest? What are the possibilities for a food forest at Festival Beach? East Feast leaders have been hard at work creating potential designs for a Festival Beach Food Forest, just south of the Community Garden. It’s time to share these ideas, get more from neighbors , and start creating together!   When: […]

Garden Party #3 at Metz Elementary School

It’s time to spread the word, reaching out to Holly and East Cesar Chavez neighbors about the food forest (and August workshop), and decorating our bus-bench-gardens with signs to help people connect to the movement! Calling all Austinites! Have you ever dreamed about painting and creating permanent signage displaying food forests, wicking beds, community building, […]