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Austin, Travis County, AISD look to build collaboration on community disaster hubs

Austin, Travis County and Austin ISD officials met on September 24th to discuss local resilience planning. (Ben Thompson / Community Impact Newspaper) After the aftermath of February’s winter storm Uri left many without electricity or running water – a dangerous and sometimes deadly combination – the Austin area began building a network of safe shelters […]

Texas Ceviche Co. opens, Urban Roots begins farming and more South Austin business news

Urban Roots planted trees and vegetables at its new farm in southeast Austin in March. (Courtesy Urban Roots) Find the latest business news from the South Austin area here. 1. Urban Roots, A local nonprofit dedicated to inspiring young people through farming and cooking planted 130 fruit trees and crops on their 6 acre property […]