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The City sent us a VALENTINE!

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  Woo hoo! We were just awarded a Neighborhood Partners Program Grant from the City which means that we partner with the City to get a whole bunch of signage, benches and granite trails put in at the food forest! We have to raise roughly $15,000 in cash and donate a whole bunch of volunteer time […]

Holiday Hello from the Festival Beach Food Forest


Happy Holiday Update Good day Festival Beach Food Forest supporters. During this holiday season FBFF would like to send a big hug and well wishes to all of our supporters. Austin’s first public food forest on public park land would not have happened without the support from every single one of you. Earthworks and Workday […]

Tree Planting and Groundbreaking Picnic!


  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!


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 […]

Happy New Year!


Happy New Year, dear East Feasters! Thank you to each and every one of you for the bright ideas, love, and action you’ve contributed in 2013 to create a more healthy, sustainable and just food system in Austin.  We’ve got momentous milestones to celebrate, and great action opportunities to keep the momentum moving forward! Here’s […]

East Feast News


At last week’s core team meeting the sun was blazing a beautiful golden glow across Festival Beach gardens… Wendy brought some yummy tarts… …and we were so thankful! Life is good isn’t it? Here’s what we talked about… EAST FEAST HARVEST CELEBRATION!- Sunday November 3rd 2013 EVERYONE is invited! Mark your calendars!! Date: Sunday November 3rd Time: 3-8pm […]