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Giving Gardeners

Gift giving does not have to be an expensive, consumer-driven activity. Many people find that creative, thoughtful presents are more meaningful and valuable than store-bought things. There are many ways to give without contributing to the problem of over-consumption. Read on for some thoughtful and meaningful ways gardeners can give during the holidays.




Shop local at the SFC Farmers' Markets!

Holiday Shopping the Sustainable Food Center Way

By now you have probably heard that Sustainable Food Center has four Farmers’ Markets to shop for your holiday cheer. Several people already had their Thanksgiving Turkey, and are ready for their Christmas ham and their pork for New Year’s day. We love to see you each and every holiday bringing joy with you as you shop. So let me tell you about a great place to bring the entire family, make an evening out of it and shop as well. Each year the state capital, KUT and Downtown Austin Alliance get together to put on the Holiday Stroll. It starts this...




Our favorite recipes!


Our Favorite Recipes Made With SFC Farmers' Market Products

Gift shopping for something unique? This week, we’re highlighting a few of the products available at the SFC Farmers’ Markets that make great gifts. And recipes included!




Healthy food is for everyone. Give today!

Fresh & New at SFC Farmers' Markets
At the SFC Farmers’ Markets we pride ourselves on being more than just markets with veggies, fruits, and other produce varieties. A visit to an SFC Farmers’ Market means the chance to listen to live local music, taste delicious produce from regional farmers, and the opportunity to try on site prepared foods.

At SFC Farmers’ Market Downtown, a crowd favorite is Anjore. This “Born in India, Bred in Texas” vendor specializes in biscuit and naan breakfast dishes, using Indian cooking staples and other locally sourced ingredients.

Also on Saturday is SFC Farmers’ Market Sunset Valley; where you’ll find the same range of produce prepared foods as Downtown. Make sure to stop by and visit the Featured Vendor Richardson Farms. Richardson Farms sells a variety of meat products such as grass fed beef, free range whole chickens, hormone free pork, and fresh eggs! Read more »

A Conversation with Forrest Pritchard
New York Times bestselling author and seventh generation farmer Forrest Pritchard will appear for a talk and book signing at Sustainable Food Center on Dec 6th from 4-6pm. Learn more »

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



DIY Ferments: Kimchi with Kate Payne
Get ready for a winter filled with killer kimchi you can easily make at home. Participants will learn the art of making this fermented specialty food that goes well on just about anything, from cutting and prepping the veggies to free-styling with ingredients of your choosing. Tuesday, December 8th from 6:30 - 8:00pm Learn more »

Help Compost Pedallers Grow a Greener Austin
The Compost Pedallers are running an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to purchase a new fleet of electric assist bikes and custom built cargo trailers that will allow them to reach previously inaccessible populations and provide a healthier work environment for their pedallers. Learn more »

Kids, Food and Nature
Join the Children in Nature Collaborative for a conversation with local experts on connecting children to the source of their food through nature. December 10th, 5-8pm at Sustainable Food Center. Learn more »


Join us at the Downtown Holiday Stroll!
Photo by Downtown Austin Alliance





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