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Tastes of Texas Camp

Tastes of Texas Summer Camp

Next week, we host our second week of summer camp in partnership with our brilliant neighbors at Creative Action. The theme will be Tastes of Texas. Forty-five campers will get to experience all three of our main programs and make a seed-to-plate connection as they learn about where their food comes from. Read on to learn about all the exciting activities we have planned for the campers, plus get a great recipe for Honey Yogurt Cream Sauce!

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White Linen Night


Like SFC Farmers' Markets on Facebook!
By popular demand, we have a created a Facebook page dedicated to all four locations of our SFC Farmers' Markets. Be sure to give it a "like", and we'll keep you updated on the latest market news, events and more. Tag SFC Farmers' Markets when you are shopping and let us know what you are excited to buy each week! Like us »

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

  • Baylor Scott & White Health: Once again, we are proud to announce our collaboration with Baylor Scott & White Health. They will be tabling this weekend next to our Taste the Place Booth. Come talk to their dietitian and chef as they help make farm fresh and local snacks from the market.
  • Organic Bhindi Okra:  Stop by the Tecolote Farm booth this weekend for your pick of tender, beautiful, hand-picked, fresh organic okra and the tomatoes you need to stew them with! Be sure to also check out their selection of red, gold and purple potatoes, purple and white eggplant (picked at peak ripeness so they're never old or bitter), and cucumbers for salads or pickles. Look for their other surprises like zucchini relish, sorrel melons and fresh summer watermelon too.
  • Organic Chocolate: New from Cocoa Puro - 100% cacao bars, sourced from a single farm in the Dominican Republic, named Finca Elvesia. These bars are made from organic cocoa beans that provide great, intense flavor without added sugar or sweeteners.

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

  • Co-op Veggies: Yard to Market is a unique cooperative featuring local gardeners who share their bounty with you. Visit them this weekend for fresh greens and tomatoes.
  • Natural Skin Care: New from Medicine Woman Herbs - Earth & Herb Natural Skin Care presents "Sun Worshipper" Natural Sunscreen, available in 4oz or convenient 2oz pocket/purse sizes. These products are made with all natural and organic ingredients, so you can be confident that no chemicals are being applied to your skin.

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MAD Greens - Round Rock Opening
Celebrate the grand opening of the first MAD Greens restaurant in Round Rock (and 3rd in Texas)! Join us on July 21st to enjoy made-to-order salads, wraps, paninis and juices. A portions of proceeds benefit SFC.  Learn more »

Go Fig or Go Home
Lick Honest Ice Creams is going to “Go Fig or Go Home” this August. Sharing its commitment to supporting local farms, Lick is giving back to the community by highlighting a flavor that truly celebrates the flavors and culture of Central Texas: Lick is donating 100 percent of the proceeds from its seasonal Fromage & Fig ice cream, which sources figs directly from Urban Roots, to SFC. In addition, Lick is donating 40 percent of its proceeds to SFC from an ice cream making workshop at Kettle & Brine on August 6. Learn more »

SFC on Good Day Austin
This week on our segment with FOX 7 Austin, SFC Farmers' Market vendor, The Wafel Guys, talked about Belgian waffles and highlighted a few of their specialties. Watch the video »

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Sustainable Agriculture Courses at ACC
Did you know Austin Community College offers sustainable agriculture classes at their Elgin campus? Check out their course catalogue today to sign up for the Fall 2016 semester!  Learn more »

Reliant EcoShare
Reliant customers, are you looking for an easy way to support EarthShare of Texas members like SFC while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions? Check out the Reliant EcoShare program today!  Learn more »




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