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Get our tips for your winter garden!

Winter Gardening

Unlike the northern United States, where snow and hard freezes make winter gardening difficult if not impossible, winter gardening in Central Texas is relatively easy and enjoyable. There are many cold-hardy vegetables that, if cared for properly, survive our soft freezes and even benefit from them. With lower temperatures come fewer pests, and mild weather makes winter an ideal time to spend long hours in the garden amending the soil, mulching, tending established plants and even sowing seeds...



Learn what's available now at the SFC Farmers' Markets!

Fall Bounty in Central Texas

Central Texas offers a bountiful harvest for fall and early winter, with an overlap of seasons and a luscious variety of produce. The weather has reminded us that Texas is a challenging place to live and work. And yet, the SFC Farmers’ Markets this fall are in full swing. Notice the heirloom eggplants in various tones and myriad shapes each with a distinct flavor and texture...



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Top 5 Things to Do with Bountiful Produce

As we welcome cooler temperatures and shorter days, we also welcome the late fall Central Texas Bounty. Whether you’ve got vegetables ready to be harvested in your own garden, or brought home more than you know what do to with at the SFC Farmers’ Markets, read on for SFC's The Happy Kitchen’s Top 5 Things to do with your Bountiful Produce...



Fresh & New at SFC Farmers' Markets
This Saturday, Capital Area Food Bank of Texas will be at SFC Farmers’ Market Downtown collecting donated produce for their Fresh Food Drive. Pick something up from your favorite vendor and help out Central Texans in need by dropping it off at the collection tent!

Also on Saturday is SFC Farmers’ Market at Sunset Valley where Indian Hills Farm will be with a range of products-everything from grass-fed beef to pecan granola! Whether shopping for weekly provisions or grabbing a midday meal, the Sunset Valley market is a great stop for families and individuals alike. Read more »

SFC on Good Day Austin
This week on our segment with FOX 7's Good Day Austin, Lauren Petrowski gets a look at how pastry chef Susana Querejazu of Odd Duck makes a honey tart. Watch the video »

Do you know you can rent out our community room and kitchen? Book your holiday party here today »


Keep Austin Beautiful Resource Giveaway Day
Join Keep Austin Beautiful on Saturday, November 7th to pick up supplies for your community project. They will be giving away compost, soil, mulch, plants, seeds and trees. Learn more »

The 2nd Annual East Austin Community Fall Festival
Saturday, November 7, 1:00 - 6:00pm at Space12, come out and meet new neighbors as well as neighbors that were born and raised in East Austin. Share history of our neighborhood, enjoy good food and listen to some music in addition to supporting a great cause. Learn more »







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