Austin Travis County Food Policy Board

Attend meetings in Austin

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Join a working group

  • Support Farms & Farmers 
    • “Develops policies and procedures to preserve existing farmland and increase access to new farmland for farmers from diverse backgrounds, communities, and skillsets.
  • Build Opportunities for Food Entrepreneurs
    • “Works to ensure a comprehensive and accessible set of codes, ordinances, policies, rules, and incentives throughout Austin and Travis County to stimulate a thriving community-based food system.”
  • Healthy Food Access to All Communities
    • “Uses advocacy and researched-based policy to encourage greater access to healthy food, as well as educational opportunities to support a secure food future for all.”
  • Food and Climate
    • Works to quantify the carbon footprint of food and agriculture activities in Austin-Travis County to provide solutions for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, sequestering atmospheric carbon, and building a resilient food system for all Austin residents.

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Work to incorporate food justice into Austin’s new Climate Action Equity Plan

Farms in Austin

Johnson’s Backyard Garden

  • volunteer and CSA opportunities

Urban Roots

  • volunteer and CSA opportunities

New Leaf Farm- Multicultural Refugee Coalition

  • volunteer and CSA opportunities

Boggy Creek

  • weekly farm stands

Festival Beach Community Garden

Farmer’s Markets in Austin

Sustainable Food Center markets

Farmshare Mobile Markets

Food Justice organizations in Austin

Sustainable Food Center 

Urban Roots

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