Sustainable Food Center


Thank You for Amplifying Austin!

We'd like to thank our community for coming together to support our local food system. During this 24-hour period we were able to raise $14,324 for our programs that work to support our local food system, by increasing access to nutritious and affordable food for all. We had over 213 people come together and give, with 6 people fundraising on our behalf. This is an incredible level of support, and we are so grateful to our community!

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Children in the Garden

Children in the Garden

Experiential learning is learning through the reflection of doing. Some of the many great things about school and home gardens are the endless possibilities of learning through doing. The Sustainable Food Center (SFC) Teaching Garden hosts hundreds of children a year through school field trips, summer camps, and volunteer work days. Community gardeners and neighbors also visit the garden to play, explore, and learn about food production. Gardens provide children (and adults!) endless opportunities to explore and learn.

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What's Happening this Week

This Week at the SFC Farmers' Markets

SFC Farmers’ Market Downtown, Saturday from 9am-1pm:

  • Strawberries from Engel Farms are here! Be sure to get to the market early before they sell out!
  • Don’t forget to grab some fresh, grass-fed lamb from IO Ranch. They have a great selection if cuts like steaks, chops, and sausage!

SFC Farmers’ Market at Sunset Valley, Saturday from 9am-1pm:

  • Visit Hairston Creek Farm out of Burnet, Texas for an assortment of produce like, asparagus, garlic, and green onions
  • Don’t forget to visit Featured Vendor Stones Throw Studio and check out their beautiful jewelry pieces!

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Farm to Plate Tables Now On Sale
Join us and over 30 of Austin’s most acclaimed chefs on May 11 for a delicious evening to celebrate the bounty of Central Texas. Support SFC by purchasing a table or company sponsorship today! Learn more »

We're Hiring!
We're looking for a part-time, seasonal Food Access Coordinator to work on operations of our Food Access programs including Double Dollar Incentive Program (DDIP), WIC, SNAP and FMNP at the SFC Farmers' Markets. Learn more »

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


Spring break Camp at Green Gate Farms
Spring is the perfect time to be on the farm. This Spring Break, your child can spend the week outdoors, living the life of a farmer and learning where their food comes from. Learn more »

Citrus Fundraiser for Martin Middle School
Support Martin Middle School’s Junior National Honor’s Society while treating yourself to delicious, organic, Texas-grown oranges from G&S Groves! Learn more »




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