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Three Things to Grill This Summer

It’s official: summer grilling season is here! Expand your repertoire and celebrate the upcoming Independence Day holiday with some summer fruits and veggies that taste great grilled! On the blog today, we have three new things for you to try your hand at grilling, if you haven’t already. They're unexpectedly delicious!

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This Week at the SFC Farmers' Markets

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

  • Baylor Scott and White: We are proud to announce our collaboration with Baylor Scott and White. They will be tabling this weekend next to our Taste the Place Booth. Come talk to their nutritionist and chef as they help make farm fresh and local snacks from the market.
  • Summer Veggies & Recipes: If you’re looking for an excellent assortment of local summer veggies, you’ll want to stop by and see Tecolote Farm. They’ll have sweet onions, beets, summer squash, a variety of cucumbers, and herbs like parsley, basil and garlic chives. Don’t know what to make with all of this amazing produce? Check out their new recipe sharing group on Facebook!
  • Summer Fruit: Fresh fruit is an essential part of summer snacking and Lightsey Farms has a great variety of local peaches, blackberries, and plums. Don’t forget to go see them again in a few weeks for figs, peas, and okra!

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

  • Fresh Baked Bread: Looking for fresh bread or pastries? Check out Texas French Bread at either Saturday market. They have delicious baked goods and pastries in addition to their bread options.

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We're Hiring!
We are seeking a dynamic individual with experience working with diverse communities in Austin to fill the position of Food Access Coordinator. The Food Access Coordinator supports the development and implementation of strategies and activities to increase food access in communities experiencing food insecurity. Learn more »

MAD Greens - Lakeway Opening Day
MAD Greens - Inspired Eats, known for made-to-order salads topped with premium, farm-fresh, locally sourced ingredients, opens its second Texas location in Lakeway today and a percentage of sales will benefit SFC! Learn more »

"The Seer" Film Screening
We're teaming up with Alamo Drafthouse and Johnson's Backyard Garden for a screening of The Seer: A Portrait of Wendell Barry on location at Johnson's Garfield farm on July 9th! Tickets will be available very soon through the Alamo Drafthouse page. Learn more »

SFC on Good Day Austin
This week on our segment with FOX 7 Austin, Paul Westbrook joined Lauren Petrowski and talked about Sway's infused water. Watch the video »

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Springdale Farm SNAP Open House
Visit Springdale Farm on June 25th from 9am-1pm for an open house style event to spread the word about the new SNAP and Double Dollars program at their farm stand. Enjoy live music, children's cooking classes, guest vendors, and ample space to relax and enjoy. Everyone is welcome. Learn more »




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