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

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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!

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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 […]

Licensing Wrap Up, FBFF Update

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UPDATE!! We are on the 10 yard line of the licensing process with the city! We want to thank everyone who has supported us, we invite you to join us us in the first step of transforming the existing park land into a public edible landscape!   We are doing the Earthworks and initial planting […]

Easy Two-Steppin’ for For FBFF!

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What two easy steps can you take tomorrow to help the Festival Beach Food Forest take root? Reach out to your folks, share why you love growing food & community, and invite them to support the Festival Beach Food Forest Indiegogo Campaign! Scoot a boot or support our booth tomorrow at the inaugural Southside SX: […]

Indiegogo Launch and Radical Generosity!

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Gratitude and momentum! Wow, what a week of community love, abundance, and momentum! Remembering last Saturday’s Festival Beach Food Forest Fundraiser Launch Party, our hearts overflow with gratitude for the unforgettable evening of incredible generosity, love, contribution, and commitment! We extend our appreciation to all attendees, volunteers, and sponsors who helped to make this fundraiser […]

Launch Party Countdown: Less than 9 days to go!

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Our KICK OFF BENEFIT PARTY is gaining huge momentum, here’s the details: Festival Beach Food Forest Launch Party Where: YardFarm, 7204 Shelton Road, Austin, TX 78725 Date: January 31st, 2015  Time: 4pm-11pm  This family-friendly event offers fun for all! Throughout the day and evening there will be a festival of events to include community leaders speaking about the […]