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Saturday Design Expo & Community Potluck

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Join us for an evening of food, community, and visionary conversation about the design and growth of the Festival Beach Food Forest. When: Saturday, August 5 at 6 PM – 9 PM Where: Festival Beach Food Forest – 25 1/2 Waller St, Austin, Texas 78702 What to bring: The entire family, a dish to share (if not there will be […]

FBFF on Shades of Green Talk Radio

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Check out food forest board members Jonathan Barona and Christopher Sanchez talk about the food forest and alternative food production today (Thursday, June 29) at 1pm on Shades of Green Talk Radio KOOP radio 91.7! From Shades of Green: Join us today at 1PM on KOOP Radio 91.7FM and streaming at www.koop.org! To join the […]

World Rainforest Day

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The Festival Beach Food Forest is a way of reconnecting the Austin community to the natural world and specifically the important role trees and forests play on our planet. With that in mind we our proud to support Rainforest Partnership in launching World Rainforest Day. Please read the blog below by Rainforest Partnership executive director […]

Saturday Volunteers Needed

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This weekend is our 2nd-Saturday Volunteer Day! We will focus on mulching, weeding, plant-care, and education for our volunteers. If you want to learn about healthy soil creation and forest gardening this is a great way to get hands on experience. We welcome all volunteers who want to be part of a community interested in […]

Help Us Flourish!

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Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Festival Beach Food Forest this Saturday, May 13th from 9:00am – 12:00pm! 2nd Saturday Volunteer Site Maintenance Day Every month we focus on mulching, weeding, and educating volunteers. Learn how to build healthy soil and the techniques of forest gardening! This is a great way to get hands-on experience. We […]

Tree Planting and Groundbreaking Picnic!

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  Our vision to create a center for connection, growth and celebration at the edge of the Holly Shores/ Edward Rendon Sr. Park at Festival Beach is finally coming to fruition! (Yes, that’s how you spell fruition, with fruit in it). Fruit and nut trees will be planted in about a week and a half after the […]

Trick or Treat? No trick- We’ve broken ground!

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Announcing our first baby berm coming into the world on October 29th 2015. 500lbs, 25oz. We are delighted to announce A BIG TREAT for Halloween 2015- the berms and swales will get some diaper changing! Join us on Saturday October 31st and November 1st for FBFF’s first PERMABLITZ from 9am until about 4pm for the maturation of […]