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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

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

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

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
"...as 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

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

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

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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Home Is Where the Tax Credits Are
"...As spokesperson for the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, we commend The Austin Chronicle for contributing to..."

Aug. 28, 1998 Column

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...a liaison to the South Congress business and residential community. The part-time, one-year position is funded through a federal..."

May 29, 1998 News Feature

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They Got Nothing on Lacresha
"...J.S. Lockett Gardens Thriving..."

Aug. 14, 1998 Column

Day Trips
"...The Corpus Christi Botanical Gardens offer a unique combination of exotic and native plants..."

April 14, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Carrying the Burden
During Gov. Bush's campaign for his party's presidential nomination last fall, reporters asked the candidate to comment on a federal government report asserting that many Texans, including large numbers of children, were going to bed hungry. "I saw the report that children in Texas are going hungry. Where?" he demanded, going on to say, "You'd think the governor would have heard if there are pockets of hunger in Texas." Indeed, you would, especially if one of those pockets is just a few miles from his front door, Virginia B. Wood explains as she explores the very pockets of hunger in Austin Bush has difficulty fathoming.
"...Montopolis Neighborhood Centers, the Rosewood Apartments, or the Rosewood-Zaragosa Community centers and deposits hundreds of pounds of perishable foods..."

April 28, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Lawn Dogs
"...Rangers cookies in her sterile suburban neighborhood of Camelot Gardens, a gated community of expensive houses, manicured lawns, and..."

July 10, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Way of the 'Food Forest'
Locavores planting seeds for the next phase of urban agriculture
"...than producers. However, as farmers navigate the changing landscape, community organizers and grassroots activists are rallying around a new..."

Feb. 14, 2014 News Feature by Anna Toon

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No Schism
"...which gave the impression that the Center and Austin Community Gardens (ACG) are seriously at odds...."

Aug. 7, 1998 Column

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, April 29-May 5
"...DEL VALLE ISD SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE FORUM 2-4pm. Elroy Community Library, 13512 FM 812, Del Valle. delvallepta@gmail.com...."

April 29, 2011 News Column

Market Watch
Are the big five of Austin's busy farmers' markets competing or cooperating?
"...The U.S. is chock-full of markets in virtually every community across the continent. Several markets are major draws for..."

April 9, 2004 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Public Notice
This week, your sassy yet totally sincere public service column goes wiggy over the new Patti Smith CDand tells you that her free show at SXSW will benefit a good cause. Other good causes, as usual, are pimped within as well..
"...it suffice to say that SIMS assists the arts community of Austin by offering affordable mental health care. Stay..."

March 10, 2000 Column by Kate X Messer

Belated Moody New Year… from Ice Land!
Wherein the GP hits Galveston, freezes tuchas, and talks like penguins
"...in Ice Land, which closed Monday at Galveston's Moody Gardens. Gay Placers Kate X and Andy C (plus two..."

Jan. 7, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

Food-O-File
A roundup of this week's food news
"...Foundation, and Indiegogo to raise funds to help build gardens at 100 urban schools across the country. The goal..."

Feb. 22, 2013 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

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