Urban Roots

at 3001 W 4th St, Reno, 89523 United States

Urban Roots is an education non-profit committed to growing healthy minds, bodies & communities. Urban Roots is dedicated to growing healthy minds, bodies & communities.

Urban Roots
3001 W 4th St
Reno , NV 89523
United States
Contact Phone
P: (775) 636-5105

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Kristy C.

Headed over to Urban Roots on a beautiful Saturday afternoon for the Gardening 101 Workshop, and was definitely interested to discover such a great resource... Read more

Peter K.

Happy 5th Birthday to Urban Roots. What a fantastic non profit. If you do not know where they are located you might drive right by. They are literally a... Read more

Alisha C.

The only place that is accessible to all age groups in the community with a focus on sustainable agriculture. Love their school garden program, farm camp,... Read more
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A UNR student recently completed a project about the climate of sustainability agriculture in Northern Nevada. There is an "Urban Roots" page that gives you a detailed view of our current programming and a sweet 360 of the farm! Check it out! http://www.growingintoreno.com/urban-roots/

Published Urban Roots on 2016-06-03 17:00:00 GMT

Urban Roots June Newsletter. See our new Summer Educators inside.

Published Urban Roots on 2016-06-02 22:44:05 GMT

What motivates you to improve your wellbeing? Health, the environment, money, kids? Farming locally through ecologically safe practices touches on all of these aspects of life in very meaningful ways. http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/02/a-switch-to-ecological-farming-will-benefit-health-and-environment-report

Published Urban Roots on 2016-06-02 18:53:43 GMT

Published Urban Roots on 2016-06-01 01:15:15 GMT

We are patiently awaiting our summer campers, and the #AmeriCorps Summer Educators are preparing through 3 weeks of orientation & training. Here we challenged them to a team building game of creating their own fort on the farm. Go team!

Published Urban Roots on 2016-06-01 00:42:02 GMT

We have our own day, what??!! Well, don't we feel special. :)

Published Urban Roots on 2016-05-27 19:51:58 GMT

We have baby peaches growing on our little slice of heaven. Fruit season is the best! Who's with us? Photo by: Samantha Hutmier

Published Urban Roots on 2016-05-26 23:12:15 GMT

Andrew call me 560-1328

Published Paul Curry on 2016-05-26 15:43:44 GMT

#TBT The Pyramid High hoop house is a sight for sore eyes. Last week, a few educators assisted in standing up this beautiful farm feature. Photo by: Andrew Foy

Published Urban Roots on 2016-05-26 15:04:09 GMT

#AmeriCorp Spotlight Time! What's your name? Jordan Petrilla Where are you from? Incline Village, Nevada If you were a fruit or vegetable, what would you be and why? I would be an avocado, because they grow best in warm, humid conditions. They also can be used in so many ways: on toast, as sauce, or simply on its own. What are you most excited about for your term? I am most excited for teaching and seeing the kid’s passion for learning important and sustainable topics that they are not normally exposed to in their schools. Have a fun fact for us about yourself? I’ve jumped into Lake Tahoe in the middle of winter. Have a great story about an experience at UR so far? Anytime all of us are laughing together I look around and realize what an awesome team and workspace I have.

Published Urban Roots on 2016-05-25 17:00:00 GMT

URBAN ROOTS DAY at THE U!!!! https://www.facebook.com/events/1043166825763281/

Published Megan Petrilla on 2016-05-24 22:45:01 GMT

We are excited to be the non-profit recipients of proceeds raised for the June Loud As Folk event. It is happening in conjunction with Art Walk Reno June Edition. Come have a great time while supporting our mission! Thank you!

Published Urban Roots on 2016-05-24 18:56:09 GMT

Urban Roots and Renown Health are teaming up to create an educational urban garden at 2nd and Gould. We can't wait to see this program get up and running!

Published Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful on 2016-05-23 16:18:14 GMT

I killed my kefir and scoby, when may I stop over to replenish?

Published Filiz Tchappouldji on 2016-05-21 22:41:15 GMT

Let the Native Plants & Tea Workshop commence!

Published Urban Roots on 2016-05-21 20:36:58 GMT

Happy Friday! Not many Western medical facilities can brag about an on-site garden as a supplement to health care options. Reno News & Review wrote a bit more about our plans and hopes for our partnership with Renown Health. Doesn't it look like our goats are smooching in the pic? :) https://www.newsreview.com/reno/alternative-medicine/content?oid=20946522

Published Urban Roots on 2016-05-20 17:00:01 GMT

Published Urban Roots on 2016-05-19 20:04:36 GMT

Published Urban Roots on 2016-05-18 17:00:01 GMT

Published Urban Roots on 2016-05-17 19:32:16 GMT

We have a fabulous new partner in BFF Cafe. They will be providing delicious and nutritious breakfast for our event, "Family Sleepover on the Farm" on June 25th. There are still spots left, so sign up and get pumped!

Published Urban Roots on 2016-05-17 18:36:36 GMT

Beneficial Bugs Baby! Our kiddos are building ladybug habitats and releasing 1500 of them into our garden today. We have some super excited kids with Urban Roots Educator Dave. 🐞

Published CRES PFA on 2016-05-17 17:22:39 GMT

The Reno Sparks Indian Colony Head Start class came to learn about animals, and where our food comes from. We are so happy to have the opportunity host these bright, curious, and adorable students! We started the day by playing a stand up, sit down game based on favorite foods derived from popular farm animals.

Published Urban Roots on 2016-05-16 17:41:39 GMT

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Published Noor Gamal on 2016-05-16 13:20:01 GMT

We had a blast at last night's bacon workshop! Looking forward to part 2 on Friday. Mmmm...bacon.

Published Urban Roots on 2016-05-14 14:41:20 GMT

Big shout out to Caughlin Ranch Elementary School and their thriving garden. Here are a couple #AmeriCorps educators teaching in their garden.