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Act Now! Speak Up for the Fruit Trees

Time to make history! With your support, on August 28, City Council members will join our grassroots movement for the first food forest in an Austin Public Park by voting to approve the Festival Beach Food Forest as part of the Holly Shores Master Plan! We’re so close! In this installment of East Feast News, […]

Email City Council


Want to support the first food forest in a public park in Austin?  Please take five minutes to send an email to Council! Please email the Holly Shores Master Planning team before August 13th:   If you’re from an East Austin neighborhood, say so, and if not, please stand in solidarity.   Here’s a sample […]

Food Forest 101

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When: Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 6:30pm – 8:00pm Where: Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library 1105 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, Texas 78702 Are you curious about growing food in community? Come join central East Austin neighbors in a conversation about low-maintenance, low-water edible forest gardens, aka food forests. Learn about the several existing food […]

Earth Day Every Day! – Fairs, Festivals, Food Forests and more!

In this installment of East Feast News, feast on these juicy updates (click on the links for details): Fixin’ to Feast Saturday, May 10: Kealing Gardens Spring Picnic East Side Memorial High School – Permablitz!  Sat-Sun, May 10-11 Raise your voice! City Council Update: Next Public Hearing is May 22nd PARD and Urban Forestry Roundtable Dialogue update […]

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 […]