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SFC's Annual Appreciation Event

SFC's Annual Appreciation Event

This past Sunday, we celebrated the many amazing people who make our programming possible, from the volunteers who staff our information booths at markets to the ambassadors who bring local food to schools, the interns who assist with summer camps, the facilitators who teach our cooking and gardening classes, the coordinators who support Farm to Work, and the board members who provide us with leadership and direction. Over the course of the afternoon, we enjoyed...

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This Week at the SFC Farmers' Markets

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

  • Construction Update: You may have noticed some changes downtown as construction of Republic Square Park has started, but don't worry, SFC Farmers’ Market Downtown will continue operations as usual as we move into peak summer harvest season. For more information about the park beautification project, check out the Austin Parks Foundation website. See you at the market!
  • Grass-fed Lamb: IO Ranch is fully stocked with 100% grass fed Dorper Lamb that is naturally raised in Central Texas. Dorper Lamb is known for being a bit sweeter and milder compared to other breeds; grab a sirloin, ribs, chops, or sausage from them at either Saturday market (Downtown & Sunset Valley).
  • Herbal Elixirs: Sarah with Lemon Tree Herbs has new medicinal heart elixirs to help with stress, anxiety, and nourish your nervous system. Featured this season is strawberry heart elixir that supports normal blood pressure and cardiovascular health as well as proving calming and balancing notes to help with stress.

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

  • Organic Bug Spray: Avoid pesky mosquito bites with Organic Essential Oils like "Bug-Off" mosquito repellent spray from Medicine Women Herbs at our Sunset Valley Market. You can also check out their new "Anti-Viral" herbal tincture, made with organic herbs historically used for viral infections, including mosquito-transmitted viruses.
  • Pickling Cucumbers: In addition to having delicious organic veggies Hairston Creek Farms will have pickling cucumbers ready to be pickled in brine and transformed into a salty tasty treat.

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SFC on Good Day Austin
This week on our segment with FOX 7 Austin, Lauren Petrowski headed out of the studio to talk to Kellen Cantrell about Ranger Cattle's wagyu beef. Watch the video »

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Green Gate SNAP CSA Sign-Up Party & Farm Tour!
Green Gate Farms' food access and food justice programs have taken a major step forward with their new SNAP Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. Come to the launch of this years-in-the-making program on Saturday, June 11th from 11am-2pm. Relax on the farm, sample recipes, play games, enjoy Vegetable CSA snacks and sign up to reserve your SNAP CSA vegetable share! Learn more »

June Elgin Farm Tour
On June 12th, the City of Elgin is hosting a guided tour of Down Home Ranch and Coyote Creek Organic Feed Mill. Cost is $15 dollars and includes parking and veggie samples. Learn more »

Ice Cream Social with Spun and Anjore!
On June 16th, 6-9 pm check out the first ever Ice Cream Social Supper at Black Lagoon Art Gallery. Celebrate the start of summer with four courses, featuring local duck and seasonal farm vegetables. Along with your ticket, you'll get two whiskey cocktails made with local syrups and citrus. Learn more »

2nd Street Soundcheck
Looking for something to do after you visit the SFC Farmers' Market Downtown? On Saturday, June 18th from 1-8pm checkout this FREE day of music, food, shopping and fun. 2ND Street Soundcheck features 24 local artists and dozens of options for food, drinks, shopping and more. The festival benefits the Austin Music Foundation and KUTX. Learn more »

Slow Food Tomato Dinner at Springdale Farm
Taste the very best of tomato season on June 21st at Springdale Farm. The Tomato Dinner, benefiting Springdale Center for Urban Agriculture and Slow Food Austin, will highlight a variety of types and preparations of vine-ripened tomatoes from the farm. Learn more »




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