SummaryThe need for emergency food resources has put a strain on Austin's traditional food network, forcing the city, entrepreneurs, and nonprofits to get a bit more creative. Action BoxIf you want to help the growing number of Austinties in need of food, consider donating or...

Sponsored Post - from the City of Austin Office of Sustainability    As Thanksgiving approaches, menu planning, trips to reconnect with family and friends, and Black Friday shopping lists can be front-of-mind. We propose shifting your perspective to slow down and simplify this year. Since this is...

Sponsored Post - from the City of Austin Office of Sustainability   Meet Matthew Kim and Emma Galbraith, our newest Net-Zero Heroes. Matthew and Emma are Austin-area high school students who recently helped lead the youth climate change demonstrations on September 20th at the Texas State Capitol. As part of this...

Sponsored Post - from the City of Austin Office of Sustainability    You may think that gardening for the year is over once you’ve harvested the last summer crop, but think again. During the fall, gardeners in Central Texas will (hopefully) begin to see cooler temperatures. After...

This is part two of our Beyond The Strike series, showcasing the many proposed solutions, ideas from inspiring community leaders, and opportunities for you to get involved around climate justice in Austin. You can read part one of the series (which focuses on energy) here.   If...

Sponsored Post - from the City of Austin Office of Sustainability    Meet our newest Net-Zero Hero, Dodie Stillman. Dodie is a certified Master Beekeeper who is passionate about honey bees and sharing her beekeeping knowledge. Dodie currently serves as the President of the Austin Area Beekeepers Association, where she teaches...

Sponsored Post - from the City of Austin Office of Sustainability      Meet Ilya Shmulenson, Deputy Director at PEAS (Partners for Education, Agriculture, and Sustainability). When Ilya was growing up, he didn’t have access to outdoor learning. It wasn’t until he attended college that he discovered the power...

Sponsored Post - from the City of Austin Office of Sustainability    One of the best things about Austin is the abundance of quiet, natural spaces often nestled near bustling shopping districts, roadways, and neighborhoods. Think: Hotel San Jose’s green escape from the crowds on South Congress,...

Sponsored Post - from the City of Austin Office of Sustainability  Meet our newest Net-Zero Hero, Jerry Bramwell! In 2013, Jerry and his wife Lauree made the decision to move from Houston to Austin to be closer to family. They ended up buying the home right...