Sustainable Food Center


Garden Planting

Ready, Set, Grow!

Juicy, tart, sweet, and still warm from the sun: if there was ever something worth growing in the home garden, tomatoes are certainly at the top of the list. And the time to plant is now. Whether you are growing in the ground, in containers, or in a raised bed, ready your soil, order your plants for pick up at the SFC Farmers' Market (or just come browse--several farmers have them for sale), and get ready to grow! Read on for 10 tips and strategies for a successful crop of homegrown tomatoes this summer... Read More »»


Easy Tiger

An Interview with Easy Tiger

There's a certain magic to a really great loaf of bread--the crust is crackly and dark, the inside both chewy and airy, with a creamy tartness that signals a long-risen dough. Baker David Norman knows good bread--he's punched dough at the Michelin-starred Bouley in NYC, run a Hill Country resort and spa with his wife Paula Disbrowe where he baked loaves in a wood burning oven, and now brings his considerable talents to SFC Farmers' Market shoppers hungry for... Read More »»



Eton Mess With Strawberries & Cream

Berry season presents a special sort of culinary dilemma: should I greedily eat all the fruit I can in its pristine state in order to experience the essence of berry-ness as fully as possible? Or do I pull out all the beautiful berry recipes I can find and take my dessert, salad and preserve-making to dizzying heights of deliciousness? Well . . . yes, on all counts. At the market, I buy a...

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Amplify Austin is TODAY!
Amplify Austin 2014By giving to SFC during Amplify Austin, your gift will be matched by TWO foundations! Through the generosity of the St. David's Foundation and the Still Water Foundation, your gift will be tripled! Imagine the impact your tripled gift will make to the future of our local food community: for healthy kids and adults, food access for all, a vibrant ecosystem, and for the support of local farmers and food producers. Click here to donate today »

Farm to Plate Tickets Are Now on Sale!
Farm to PlateEnjoy the best-of-the best from Austin’s culinary world. Featuring over 25 acclaimed chefs preparing delicious, locally-sourced bites, sips from local breweries, spirits, and biodynamic wines, and a beautiful setting at historic Barr Mansion. Join us Thurs, May 8 and discover just how delicious it is to work together for a sustainable and just food system.! Click here for more info »

National Farm to School Network Farm to Cafeteria Conference
Farm to CafeteriaVolunteer for the National Farm to School Network Farm to Cafeteria Conference! On April 15th-18th, the conference will convene a diverse group of stakeholders from across the farm to cafeteria movement—more than 1,000 food service professionals, farmers, educators, youth leaders, policy makers, advocates, state/federal agency professionals, entrepreneurs, public health professionals and others—and it can’t happen without your help.

Edible Austin’s Children’s Picnic and Real Food Fair
Come out to The French Legation Museum on March 30th and explore our world of local foods with local artisans, games, tastings, cooking demos, music and family-friendly learning experiences. The event is free—folks are invited to either bring picnics or purchase fixings from local vendors. Click here for more info »

Kids’ Artisan Market
On April 19th, SFC Farmers’ Market at Sunset Valley will be a space for kids to sell their creations! Come shop for products made by artisans under the age of 18, enjoy live music and connect with local youth empowerment organizations. Click here to reserve a booth & here for more info »

Wheatsville Food Co-op's Community Action Wednesdays
This March, Wheatsville Food Co-op will donate 1% of their Wednesday profits to SFC. Click here for more info »

Buy Flowers and Support SFC!
For the entire month of March, King Florist will donate 20% of the profits from their Bloom of Hope design to Sustainable Food Center. Click here for more info »





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