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Harvest your winter bounty the right way!

Harvest Winter Bounty Like a Pro

If you’re excited to taste the fruits and veggies of your labor, but don’t know how to tell when it’s time to snip, pick, or pull your crops, read on. We've got tips that will help you harvest from your winter garden like a pro.



Healthy Holidays at the SFC Farmers' Markets

Helping Families Fill Holiday Plates

During this holiday season, some families in our community will be filling their plates with delicious meals. For other families, this will not be so easy. That's why this time of year especially, Sustainable Food Center works to make access to healthy food possible for everybody. The fact is, food is not easy to grow. High quality, sustainably produced vegetables and fruits take a lot of...



Healthy Holiday Tips from SFC's The Happy Kitchen

Healthy Holiday Tips

Don't let the holidays undo a year's worth of healthy eating! On average, people gain about a pound during the holidays. Read on for a few tips to keep up your healthy habits… and enjoy the season.




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Fresh & New at SFC Farmers' Markets
Each week in our newsletter, we like to bring you information about what is fresh and new at our four weekly markets. And while this information changes with each week, SFC Farmers’ Markets remain an unchanging environment for you to shop and socialize each week.

At SFC Farmers’ Market Downtown this Saturday, make sure to stop by and check out the Urban Roots vendor booth. Urban Roots is a nonprofit and community farm located in east Austin. With a mission to transform the lives of young people through food and farming, SFC Farmers’ Market is the perfect place for Urban Roots leaders to learn the trade of markets. This week at market they will have a variety of produce to sell from garlic chives to arugula, beets and kale. Read more »

Become a SFC Farm to School Ambassador
Are you interested in working with Austin area schools to promote healthy, local foods? Do you have a passion for food systems education? Consider becoming an Ambassador with SFC’s Farm to School program! You’ll be partnered with a number of AISD schools to help organize and facilitate Meet the Farmer Visits, Veggie Samplings, and other health related events. Learn more »

SFC on Good Day Austin
This week on our segment with FOX 7's Good Day Austin SFC staffer Evan Driscoll talks about our exciting Farm to Work program. Watch the video »

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


New Sustainable Agriculture Courses at ACC
ACC's Sustainable Agriculture program has some new courses scheduled! Check out Marketing for the Small Farm taught by Erin Flynn and Valerie Broussard, or Small Scale Farming with Marissa Lankes and Evelyn Rosas. More classes are available now. 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 that will allow them to reach previously inaccessible populations and provide a healthier work environment for their pedallers. Learn more »




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