Urban Roots in the Movies
University of Texas Journalism student, Axel Gerdau created a new video on Urban Roots, weaving Farm
Intern interviews with beautiful images from the farm. Check it out!
You can find two other videos by Meals on Wheels and More and the Capitol Area Food Bank that highlight
the Urban Roots' hunger relief work at our News Page.
Urban Roots Wishlist
The Urban Roots Farm is always in need of tools and supplies. If you can donate any of the following
things, we will do a little dance for you next time we see you! If you are not sure what is best to donate, we can always use gift certificates from
Callahan's General Store,
Home Depot, or an office supply store like Office Max.
Contact Max at 512-342-0424, x106 or email@example.com
- Organic Compost (75 yards)
- Unopened Seed Packets, preferably organic (to give away as prizes in our educational games)
- Wheel hoe
- 1 Dramm
5 Liter Watering Can
- 2 Loppers; Specs: Crew Lopper, 24.75" long; Value: $31.49ea.
- 10 Hand Pruners; Specs: Economic Bypass Pruner; Value: $9.99ea.
- 10 Harvest Knives; Specs: Victornox Serrated Harvest Knife; Specs: product #9634; Value: $6.25ea.
- 10 Long-handled Shovels; Specs: 41" Tru Built; Value: $5.98ea.
- 10 Digging Forks; Specs: Aimes D-Handle Fork; Value: $24.97ea.
- 1 T-post popper (to remove them from the ground)
- 2 Rolls of Floating Row Cover; Specs: J&M Industries "AG-19", 10'x1000' Rolls; Value: $181.08/roll (order from G&M Ag Supply Company: 1-800-901-0096)
- Green House Plastic; Specs: 4375x Politiv UVA Clear Greenhouse Film, 4 year, 6mil; SKU:E1585, Width: 36 feet, Length: 140 feet, sq ft: 5,040; Value: $504
- 1 Back Pack Sprayer; Specs: Chapin 4 gallon, product #9896; Value: $79.95
- 12 Ruber Maid Bins; Specs: 18 gallon Roughneck storage bins (blue); Value:$99.99 for a set of 12
- Wide mouth pint jars for canning
- Bayou Classic Dual High Pressure Gas Burner Cooker With Extension Legs
- 8 Rolls of 10 mil Drip Tape; Specs: T-Tape 12" spacing, high flow; Value: $165/roll (order from Irrigation Mart 1-800-Say-Rain)
- 100 Couplers; Specs: tape couplers; Value: $0.65ea. (order from Irrigation Mart 1-800-Say-Rain)
- 50 Header Parts; Specs: Y tape fitting with 1/2" male other end; Value: $1.60ea. (order from Irrigation Mart 1-800-Say-Rain)
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