Food Forest 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. We are blessed to have two landscape engineering interns for the food forest this summer, who are visiting us from France: Estelle and Anthony. They are focused on a number of design questions […]

Meet the Interns!

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Hey there, We are Estelle and Anthony, the French interns. We are both studying landscape engineering in the North of France in the College of Agriculture (ISA, Lille, France). Anthony is 26 and he works in a famous French landscape company as a site supervisor. Estelle is 23 and she works in a town planning […]

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 […]

Gratitude and Momentum!

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Gratitude and momentum Wow, what a display of community love, abundance and momentum at our second annual Spring Feast and FUNdraiser! Thanks to all that showed up and participated! Whether you missed the party or made it, we appreciate all of the ways you support this people-powered initiative and we’re excited to continue to connect, […]

Spring Feast and FUNdraiser

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We need your help! We need to raise a $15,000 cash-match so that the Neighborhood Partnering Program will release the $65,000 grant they awarded us. Every little bit helps- $3 or $100 or $10,000, any amount is appreciated.  Our community is huge and if everyone we know (like you!) who cares about the Food Forest- about tranquility, edible landscapes and […]

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 […]