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Organics by Gosh

Appreciating a Local Business: Organics “By Gosh”

If you are a community, school or backyard food grower, chances are your garden beds contain compost produced at Organics “By Gosh” East Austin yards, for the company is arguably one of the most generous businesses in town. Every year, Organics “By Gosh” donates hundreds of cubic yards of compost directly to school and community gardens and to Keep Austin Beautiful as well as Spread the Harvest, an SFC program that provides low-income, school and otherwise underserved gardeners with free gardening materials. Read on to learn more about this generous local company.

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National Farmers' Market Week


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

  • Hatch Pepper Cheese:  Swede Farm Dairy will have a limited edition Fire Roasted Hatch Chile Pepper Chevre goat cheese at SFC Farmers' Market Downtown and Sunset Valley.
  • SFC Taste Off, 9am-12pm: TRACE will be competing against one of our newest vendors, One Love, in a competition featuring ingredients straight from the market. 

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

  • Duck Eggs: Looking for a fun twist on your usual breakfast? Look for duck eggs from Yard-to-Market Coop. These eggs are hand-raised from a backyard flock in South Austin.
  • Keep Cool with Hibiscus: August temperatures can be brutal, so be prepared! Pick up a cooling and refreshing "Hibiscus Green Tea" from Medicine Woman Herbs. Hibiscus is known for it's cooling affect on the body, helping you beat the summer heat.

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New Gardening Classes & Preview Night
We posted some of our fall gardening classes early! Check them out on the classes page of our website or come to our Fall Preview Night on August 25th to learn more from the instructors themselves. Plus, receive 15% off all classes you register for that night. Learn more »

We're Hiring!
We are seeking a dynamic individual to fulfill multiple roles, including bookkeeping and payroll tasks, front desk reception duties, management of building maintenance and vendor relations, and administrative work for SFC’s program staff. Learn more »

Go Fig or Go Home
Lick Honest Ice Creams is donating 100 percent of the proceeds from its seasonal Fromage & Fig ice cream, which sources figs directly from Urban Roots, to SFC during the entire month of August. Learn more »

Hell Night at Trace
Join us and the team at TRACE on August 21st from 6:00-9:00pm for a special evening featuring a “hot as hell” menu of spicy a la carte dishes, special drinks and devilish entertainment with proceeds benefitting SFC. Learn more »

Farm and Food Leadership Conference Scholarships
We are pleased to offer scholarships to the 10th Annual Farm and Food Leadership Conference and Food Safety Training to local farmers interested in selling their produce to schools.  Learn more »

Edible Austin Chef Auction
Join us October 6 to bid on exclusive dining packages with notable Austin chefs. Indulge in small bites prepared by each chef and refreshing libations. Proceeds benefit SFC and Urban Roots. Learn more »

SFC on Good Day Austin
This week on our segment with FOX 7 Austin, Chef D of One Love and SFC Farmers' Market Downtown Coordinator, Evan Driscoll, talk about our upcoming Taste Off at the SFC Farmers' Market Downtown as part of National Farmers Market Week. Watch the video »

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Action Alert!
Contact your City Council member and urge them to support the Austin Healthy Food Access Initiatives. Learn more »

Green Gate Farms 10th Anniversary Party
Join Green Gate Farms on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 4pm-10pm for live music, dancing and great food.  Learn more »




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