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Lambsquarter is about to seed

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It’s almost time for Lamb’s Quarter (Chenopodium album) prolific production of protein and mineral-rich seeds. The seeds are tiny and usually coated with a gritty pollen. Once rinsed with water and dried they can be used similar to quinoa or ground into flour. Learn more about Lamb’s Quarter along with hundreds of other plants at […]

Vote now for our SXSW Panel

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Food deserts are a real challenge in many US cities. Help us spread the word during SXSW and highlight some innovative projects like the Festival Beach Food Forest helping to address this issuehttps://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/101553… Community Voting: Aug 5 – Aug 23

Tinkergarden at the Food Forest

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Festival Beach Food Forest is now hosting Tinkergarten classes with Austin Permaculture Guild’s Taelor Monroe! Tinkergarten connects families with trained leaders in their local community for play-based kids classes that help develop core life skills, all while having fun outdoors! Classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday morning with free trial classes starting in […]

Earth Day Again! Sunday April 29th

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So in Austin Texas we get two Earth Day celebrations. The big event was rescheduled for this Sunday April 29th due to rain. Come out and get freshly harvested herb bundles from our burgeoning crop!  We’ll be there from 12-7pm at Huston Tillotson University. Earth Day ATX is the largest sustainability event in Central Texas […]

Food Forest on Mothering Earth

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The Festival Beach Food Forest is featured on the Mothering Earth podcast this month. Mothering Earth spotlights sustainable living practices, with topics ranging from transportation to permaculture to urban gardening. Their GardenTOAD website offers information for experienced and novice gardeners alike, including tips and tricks to start and sustain your own organic garden. Learn more […]