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Facilitator Spotlight

Facilitator Spotlight: Jeanette Reyes-Fuchs

Jeanette Reyes-Fuchs was trained as a facilitator for SFC’s The Happy Kitchen/La Cocina Alegre® in summer 2015. She works for the ACE-Austin afterschool program of Austin Independent School District (AISD) and they sent her to the training. During the 2015-2016, she helped facilitate The Happy Kitchen’s free six-week community cooking class series at three different ACE schools. We asked Jeanette to tell us about her experience with The Happy Kitchen. Read on to learn more about Jeanette.

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New Fall Cooking and Gardening Classes


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

  • Texas Food Ranch:  Stop by Texas Food Ranch and hear all about their recent adventures in Armenia while browsing their variety of fresh vegetables. They will have Spicy Hot Arugula, Fresh Malabar Spinach, Dill, Cilantro, and more.
  • Heat and Eat Soups: Indian Hills Farm will be bringing their nutritious heat and eat soups to both Saturday markets this weekend. They will have Tarragon Chicken Soup, Campfire Beef and Beans, and Grassfed Beef Brisket Chili. 

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

  • Temporary Move to Home Depot: For one day only on Oct. 1st the market is moving to Home Depot. In support of the Capital City Marching Festival find us at our temporary location at 1200 Home Depot Boulevard (Off Brodie Lane near Academy Sports).
  • Austin Film Festival: Wanting to help at the Austin Film Festival? Come down to the market to learn more about how to get involved!
  • Vote for Sunset Valley! The SFC Farmers' Market at Sunset Valley is on the ballot for the Best Farmers’ Market in the Austin Chronicle! Cast your vote today!

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The Chef's Table Cooking Series: Chef Saul Arteta of Mi Paella
Join us for a transformative evening with Chef Saul Arteta and Wine Chemist Sisi Berry that will whisk you off to Spain (date for this event has been updated to Nov. 11th). Guests will be treated to a paella making demo and dinner, featuring a range of delicious, locally sourced specialty paellas with the Mi Paella team. Learn more »

The Circle Brewing Co. 0.5K Micro Marathon
Where craft beer lovers compete on an epic scale - all while supporting SFC! The 0.5K (aka Running with Pints) is a 1640ft. race that takes place in their parking lot. During each heat, every participant is given two special silicone pints with a fill line and a spill line for beer, spill too much and you’re disqualified!  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 »

Do you know you can rent out our community room and kitchen? Book your event here today »


Adelphi Acre Plant Sale
Saturday, October 1st from 9am - 12pm stock up on a wide variety of certified organic plants from local Gabriel Valley Farms Nursery for $2 per plant.  Learn more »

Building Green Justice
Huston-Tillotson University will host the third annual Building Green Justice Forum on Oct 13th, this year focusing on “Race, Health, and the Environment” from scientific, sociological, political, and historical perspectives. Learn more »

Community Art Sunday
H-E-B presents another Community Art Sunday on October 16th from 2-5pm! This free monthly event at the Center for Creative Action celebrates art, community, music, dance, and more. SFC will be there with a family friendly activity. Learn more »




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