CSA:  Urban Roots

Operates: March-July


Listing last updated on Jan 26, 2011

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Contact Information

Max Elliott
(512) 342-0424

The Urban Roots CSA will help fund the Urban Roots youth program, which uses sustainable agriculture as a means to transform the lives of young people as they increase the access of healthy food in Austin. Each week you will pick up your bag of produce from your designated market, either the Austin Farmers' Market Downtown on Saturdays or the Austin Farmers' Market at the Triangle on Wednesdays.

We have a 17 week CSA which will run from mid March until mid July. Your share will consist of a variety of vegetables and herbs grown on the Urban Roots farm and will change on a weekly basis. One share will supply a family of 2-4 fresh produce for a week, depending on your eating habits. Our cost is slightly higher to be sensitive to other farmers in Austin. Urban Roots is a non-profit organization that engages and empowers young people to become leaders in their community through sustainable agriculture. By joining the Urban Roots CSA you will be directly supporting the youth in our program and ensure that we can continue providing them with exciting youth development opportunities on the Urban Roots farm.

To sign up for the Urban Roots CSA please visit our website at: www.urbanrootscsa.kintera.org


CSA Details

Season:  March through July

Type:  single farm


Full Share:  $680 for 17 weeks. Our price is slightly higher than other local CSA models to be sensitive to other farmers and to not take away any of their potential customers. Your generous support for our CSA will support the Urban Roots program to empower yo

Work Req?  No

Farming Practices



Our Drop Offs and Delivery Areas :

Drop Off Point / Center of Delivery Area

Austin Farmers' Market Downtown  (Wed Sat)
Members pick up their shares at either the Austin Farmers' Market Downtown on Saturday mornings 8am-noon or the Austin Farmers' Market at the Triangle on Wednesday evenings from 4pm-8pm.

Contact: Urban Roots
Address:
Guadalupe St & W 4th St
Austin, TX 78701

Austin Farmers' Market Triangle  (Wed)
Members pick up their shares at either the Austin Farmers' Market Downtown on Saturday 8am-noon or the Austin Farmers Market at the Triangle on Wednesdays 4pm-8pm.

Contact: Urban Roots
Address:
4600 Guadalupe St
Austin, TX 78751

Urban Roots Farm  (Sat)
1-3pm at the UR farm

Phone: 512-342-0424
Address:
7651 Delwau Lane
Austin , TX 78725