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Council approves Phase One of food forest at Festival Beach!

Council approves Phase One of food forest at Festival Beach!

WAHOO! We're moving along, folks! Council voted 7-0 to approve an amended version of the Holly Shores Master Plan, which includes <1 acre of initial food forestry on a patch of public parkland on the east side of Waller St. East Feast would like to thank all of our...

08/28 City Council vote on Holly Shores Master Plan

08/28 City Council vote on Holly Shores Master Plan

THIS THURSDAY at 700 Lavaca St. - this should be the ultimate meeting on the Holly Shores Master Plan, in which the Council votes to approve or deny the Plan. The Festival Beach Food Forest is an addendum to the Master Plan, and we can move forward as the Plan does....

Movie Time – Food Forest 101 at the Sustainble Food Center!

Movie Time – Food Forest 101 at the Sustainble Food Center!

Come out and join us for movie time at the SFC! When: Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm Where: Sustainable Food Center 2921 E. 17th Street, Building C, Austin, TX What is a food forest, and what does it look like in our backyard? Our neighborhood? Our...

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...

Email City Council

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: Email City...

Food Forest 101

Food Forest 101

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,...

Holly Shores Master Park Plan Community Meeting

Please come out to support food forests and community agriculture in public parks at the Holly Shores/Edward Rendon Sr. Park at Festival Beach Master Plan Community Meeting #5 (FINAL)East Feasters, please come prepared to listen and share. This is a 90-acre park and...

Food Forest 101 at Metz Rec Center

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. When: Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 6:15pm - 8:00pm Where: Metz Recreation Center Learn...

Neighborhood Q&A: Festival Beach Food Forest

Join us for a neighborhood Q&A meeting about the food forest and help spread the word to East Austin neighbors!We will provide fliers for distribution in nearby neighborhoods and watering holes. (We can almost guarantee they'll be friends made in the process- :)...

Happy New Year!

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...

East Feast News

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...

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