We are excited that in 2020 interpretive signage will be installed on site giving people visiting the food forest a better understanding of harvesting principles, our ecosystem and the care and design of the food forest. Many thanks the City of Austin Public Works- Neighborhood Partnering Program and to the COA Parks and Recreation Department […]
Join the Festival Beach Food Forest for a night of community, inspiration, quacks and a panel discussion as we screen the award winning feature documentary Biggest Little Farm! Click here for more info and to buy tickets!
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 […]
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
Austin Food Not Bombs serves free vegan food to the Austin community! They’re having a meeting on August 22nd where you can learn more and get involved. For more details check it out here.
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 […]
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 […]
Come on out, y’all! More details will be coming out very soon, but for now mark your calendars and plan to join us for the Festival Beach Food Forest FUN-Raiser on December 1st, at a private residence less than a mile from the food forest: For questions or offerings of food, talent, or time, contact […]
When: Nov 4, 2017, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM What: A Fall Planting and Picnic Party! Join us for a morning of planting and nourishing the Festival Beach Food Forest ecosystem — followed by a fantastic picnic and community celebration.
We are so very overjoyed and grateful to all of the volunteers who came out this past weekend for a free permaculture introduction workshop and a planting day in the food forest. We accomplished a lot! Special thanks go out to Taelor Monroe (Executive Director of the Austin Permaculture Guild) and Michelle Akindiya (Farmshare Austin […]