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Tito’s Vodka Funds Local Community Gardens
Block to Block program supports 25 cities across the U.S.
"...Community gardens don’t just provide a hobby for green thumbs..."

Nov. 19, 2020 Food Post by Lina Fisher

Community Gardens to Fulfill Your Secret Farmer Fantasy
Local veggie spots and how to get a plot of your own
"...the basil mutating on your windowsill? Check out these community gardens to raise tomatoes with your own hands and..."

Oct. 27, 2018 Food Post by Melanie Laporte

Austin Community Gardens

July 31, 1998 News Feature

Best Community Garden
Sunshine Gardens
"...on six lush acres near Hyde Park, the Sunshine Gardens site is home to over 350 tended plots, where..."

Sept. 25, 1998 Best of Austin Feature

Best Community Garden
Sunshine Gardens
"...Among the biggest community gardens in the nation, with close to 250 cultivated..."

Oct. 1, 2004 Best of Austin Feature

Gardens Build Community
The Sustainable Food Center digs community gardens
"...Austin's first community garden was established in 1975, just around the time..."

April 18, 2008 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

Best Community Garden
Sunshine Gardens
"...You don't know dedication until you've visited the Sunshine Gardens in Central Austin. This community of gardeners, one of..."

Oct. 12, 2007 Best of Austin Feature

Best Community Garden
Zilker Botanical Gardens
"...the earth in vibrant, organized displays. Zilker features Zen gardens, historic dinosaur tracks (found in 1992), and even a..."

Oct. 14, 2005 Best of Austin Feature

Building a Place to Build Community
Northeast center built on progressive foundation
"...that organizers hope will become a Northeast-side center for community activism in Austin, to be used as a work,..."

May 7, 2010 News Feature by Michael King

Thanks for Supporting El Jardin Alegre Community Garden
"...Thank you to everyone who supported El Jardin Alegre Community Garden at our two recent benefits. We now have..."

March 8, 2009 Postmarks

Best Community Program
Austin Recycles
"...Yellow Bikes still roam the streets and that the Community Gardens continue to grow...."

Sept. 25, 1998 Best of Austin Feature

Zero Waste, Black-Owned Startup Nurtures Community One Plant at a Time
Black Lives Veggies plants seeds of change
"...seeds, supplies, and starter plants for their modern-day "victory gardens."..."

Oct. 9, 2020 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

Gardens of Eden
Entertainment has always been a keystone of Austin's identity, Cuisines writer Rachel Feit observes. And among Austin's numerous diversions were German beer gardens.
"...And among Austin's numerous diversions were German beer gardens -- Scholz's, Jacoby's, Pressler's, Turner Hall, and Bulian's. However,..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Formerly Homeless Find Good Neighbors at Community First! Village
A week’s stay at Austin’s most talked about neighborhood
" he recounts the story from his home in Community First! Village, MLF's innovative supportive housing program in eastern..."

Nov. 16, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Homeless Community Put on Hold
Council member calls for one year moratorium on planned homeless community
"...The city's plan to create a new homeless community has been derailed after City Council Member Mike Martinez..."

June 20, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Mobile Loaves & Fishes Community First! Groundbreaking
"...on Wednesday, August 27 on their new initiative, the Community First! Village, a place for local homeless to settle,..."

Aug. 27, 2014 Photo Gallery

Field Guide Festival at Rain Lily Farm and Fiesta Gardens
A weekend celebration of all that's local & edible, coming this fall
"...says Sokol, “and Field Guide Festival will bring our community a fresh perspective on where their food comes from,..."

July 13, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Innovating an End to Austin Street Life in Community First, A Home for the Homeless
Getting a second chance at a home
"...At Community First! Village, a self-sustaining development in East Austin where..."

March 8, 2019 Screens Feature by Nina Hernandez

Eastside Community Organizations
"...Central East Austin Community Organization, Inc. (CEACO), 1715 E. Sixth, 472-5575..."

July 21, 1995 News Feature

A Week at Community First! Village
"...Hernandez spent a week with the residents of the Community First! Village. Read her story about finding good neighbors..."

Nov. 16, 2018 Photo Gallery

Best Prescription for Community
Raasin in the Sun
" such as cleaning up East Austin neighborhoods, planting gardens at schools, and partnering in murals about Eastside history...."

May 14, 2021 Best of Austin Feature

Second Helpings: Community-Supported Agriculture

Oct. 24, 2003 Food Column

Second Helpings: Community Supported Agriculture Subscription Farms
How to join community supported agriculture subscription farms.

Oct. 19, 2001 Food Column

Best Community Garden
Sunshine Garden
" sweet? No one knows better than the Sunshine Gardens gardeners and volunteers, who have continued to cultivate and..."

Oct. 13, 2006 Best of Austin Feature

Best Community Garden
Zilker Botanical Garden
"...The beauteous blooms of Zilker Botanical Gardens win out. Newcomer El Jardin Allegre takes a not-too-shabby..."

Sept. 26, 1997 Best of Austin Feature

Best Reason Not To Eat Store-Bought Tomatoes
Austin Community Gardens
"...Any day at the 21 Austin Community Gardens locations some industrious gardener's bumper crop could mean..."

Aug. 5, 1994 Best of Austin Feature

PARD Releases Draft Long-Range Plan
“Our Parks, Our Future” charts course through 2028
"...plan on Tuesday, July 30, following a series of community meetings to gather feedback on what Austinites want most..."

July 30, 2019 News Post by Savana Dunning

Urban Farm Redux
Community stakeholders address future of city’s urban farms
"...good news for urban farmers and the local food community, alike...."

May 3, 2013 Food Post by Anna Toon

Withering on the Vine
One Gardening Group Struggles While Another Thrives
"...Austin Community Gardens' Sunshine Gadens suffers from neglect due to funding..."

July 31, 1998 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Planting a Seed
Local schools see students not only eating all of their vegetables but growing them, too
"...count produce that was in a mason jar). Victory gardens during World War II were considered patriotic, and even..."

March 23, 2007 Food Feature by Mick Vann

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