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New Cooking and Gardening Classes

New Gardening & Cooking Classes!

Our new season of gardening & cooking classes are now available! Join us in the SFC Teaching Garden for introductory and intermediate classes that will equip you with the knowledge you need to start and sustain an organic food garden. If you are looking to advance your culinary skills, sign up for a cooking class in the SFC Teaching Kitchen where you can learn fundamental cooking skills, recipes of ethnic cuisine and seasonal eating. Space is limited - sign up today!

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

  • New Chocolate:  Cocoa Puro will have their new 85% dark chocolate bar, made in Austin from Bolivian Alto Beni single estate cacao. This chocolate has flavors of ripe fruit and malt. Supplies are limited - get 'em while they last!
  • Kombucha: Buddha's Brew will have the following Kombucha's on tap for your Saturday morning boost: Blueberry, Ginger, Pineapple Super Greens, Watermelon, Cherry Melon and Beet Carrot!

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

  • Backyard Chicken Eggs: Pickup a rainbow of beautiful eggs gathered from hand-raised chickens by Yard-to-Market Coop. Take $1 off when you buy two or more dozens!

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Sustainable Food Center Presents: The Chef’s Table Cooking Series
Join us for one or more of these special evenings featuring Austin’s finest Chefs, such as Peter Maffei of Cannon + Belle, Saul Arteta of Mi Paella, Jesse Griffiths of Dai Due, and Jack Allen of Jack Allen's Kitchen. For $125 per ticket you'll enjoy a delicious and locally-sourced meal and drinks in the SFC Teaching Kitchen. Tickets on sale now! All proceeds fund SFC’s programs. 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, Lauren Petrowski visited Barley Swine, a restaurant that offers unique items using local ingredients, and Chef Bryce Gilmore showed us how to make one of those dishes. 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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