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Farm to Plate 2015

Thank You for 9 Years of Farm to Plate!

Thank you so much to everyone who attended our 9th Annual Farm to Plate event on May 11, 2016. The event was a huge success, and thanks to everyone who attended, we raised over $200,000 to support access to local food for everyone in Austin!

From clear skies to a beautiful outdoor setting at the historic Barr Mansion, we couldn't have asked for a better night to celebrate our local food community. New Austin restaurant Juniper hosted a lively VIP experience complete with sweet and savory bites and tasty sips. Guests had the chance to browse over 40 silent auction packages and try their luck at winning their favorite prize. We would like to thank all of our...

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Homemade Pickles Class

This Week at the SFC Farmers' Markets

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

  • New vendor Belle Vie Farm and Kitchen from Thrall, Texas is bringing a little bit of France to Central Texas with their duck pates, rillettes, and sausages. They also have sweet items like macarons and crème brûlée, made with their fresh duck eggs. Visit them this Saturday at the market and grab some of these delicious treats before they are gone!

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

  • It’s blueberry season which means Swede Farm Dairy of Waller, Texas will have their famous lemon-blueberry chevre at market this weekend! This is a seasonal item; make sure to visit the market before they run out. Not in the mood for lemon-blueberry? Check out other chevre flavors like plain, garlic and chive, smoky, and cranberry.

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Summer Camp with Creative Action
There are still spots available for "Tastes of Texas" summer camp, hosted in partnership between SFC and Creative Action. The camp will be held July 25-29 from 9am-4:30pm. All children ages 5 to 9 are welcome to join us as we dig into local dishes, discover what grows in our unique climate and learn the history of our favorite foods. Learn more »

SFC on Good Day Austin
This week on our segment with FOX 7 Austin, Jenny Perez with the American Botanical council talked about herbs and their many uses. Watch the video »

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Get Social for Mother Earth
Here’s a fun and easy way to take action for Mother Earth. Show us your favorite outdoor spot on Instagram using the #FromWhereIStand and #ReliantOneofaKind and Reliant Energy will donate $5 to EarthShare of Texas and it's member organizations for each post up to $5,000! Remember to tag @ReliantEnergyTX so they can inlcude your photo in their count! Learn more »

Green Gate Farms 10th Anniversary Party
On June 4th from 4-10pm, celebrate local, organic food, flowers and farms at one of East Austin’s most historic farms. Enjoy a potluck dinner, live music, Aztec dancing and farm blessing, film screening in the hayloft, Austin Playback Theatre Performance, games & activities for kids, and more farm fun! Learn more »

Mamma Jamma Kick-Off Party
Join us and other beneficiaries tonight, May 19th, for the Mamma Jamma Ride Kick-Off Party from 5-9 pm at Austin Beerworks! Learn about the Ride, the beneficiary agencies, and the summer training program. If you register before or during the Kick-Off, your first beer is free! Learn more »




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