Community Gardening in Austin: A Panel Discussion and Local Food Potluck

Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

We’ll close out the community gardens tour with Community Gardening in Austin: A Panel Discussion and Local Food Potluck from 6 - 8:30 pm at 5604 Manor (home of the Workers Defense Project, the Third Coast Workers for Cooperation, and Third Coast Activist Resource Center).  Speakers will share information about the current landscape of community gardening in Austin, the work they are doing to make Austin a more community garden-friendly city, and what you can do to get involved. Speakers will include:

  • Chris Riley, Austin City Council
  • Laura Morrison, Austin City Council
  • Ronda Rutledge, Executive Director of Sustainable Food Center
  • D’Anne Williams, Austin Parks & Recreation Department
  • Nathan Wilkes, Blackshear Neighborhood Garden and CACG Coalition of Austin Community Gardens
  • Sari Albornoz, Alamo Community Garden and Coalition of Austin Community Gardens

Bring a dish made with locally grown food, as well as your own reusable plate and utensils, and join in the celebration! Space is limited, so if you’d like to attend the

Panel and Potluck, please RSVP via Facebook

. You can also

RSVP for the Community Garden Tour here via Facebook

.  If you are not a member of Facebook

RSVP for the events here


For more information on the Tour or Forum visit the

Coalition of Austin Community Gardens website


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Event Location

5604 Manor
5604 Manor Rd.
Austin, TX 78723
United States
(512) 391-2305

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