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Sugar Skull Coloring at SFC Appreciation Event

Día de los Muertos: Building Community through Food Traditions

This past Sunday, we held our Annual Appreciation Event at Sustainable Food Center, where we celebrated the support that our incredible facilitators, Farm to School Ambassadors, board members, and volunteers provides us. Despite our different backgrounds, our community was formed through our mutual passion to create and sustain a thriving and just Central Texas Food System. As Día de los Muertos approaches, we can’t help but think how food has a way of building community as well as shaping our past, present and future.

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Whole Hog Butchery Class


SFC Community Farm Stand East Seasonal Break
The SFC Community Farm Stand East is on a seasonal break through the winter. Our final market day of the year was on October 11. Tremendous thanks goes out to Johnson’s Backyard Garden, who kept a weekly presence at the East farm stand.

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

  • Buddha's Brew Kombucha on Tap: Buddha’s Brew will have many different flavors of Kombucha on tap this week. There will be Blueberry, Ginger, Pineapple Super Greens, Beet Carrot, Cranberry and Tart Cherry Melon. Come try them all!
  • Get Your Vegetable Fix: Tecolote Farm will have Rainbow Radishes, Komatsuna, Eggplant, Garlic Chives and much more. If you’re craving some vegetables Tecolote Farm at our Downtown market is the place to go!

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

  • Yard to Market Co-op: Yard to Market Co-op will have a range of products from their very own yards just for you! Check them out there will be eggs, yardlong beans, and a variety of spring mixes!
  • Tree Giveaway: Are you an Austin Energy customer in need of some shade or fruit for your yard? Come down to our SFC Farmers' Market at Sunset Valley this Saturday for the TreeFolks Big Tree Giveaway Day! They'll have 1,300 free trees available.

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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 is now 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 »

SFC Chef Series at La Condesa
Celebrate fall with locally grown ingredients at the annual SFC Chef Series on Sunday, November 13th at La Condesa. The night will feature guest chefs from Lenoir, Mixtli, Otoko, South Congress Hotel & Boiler Nine, with all proceeds benefiting SFC. Get your tickets now! Learn more »

SFC on Good Day Austin
This week on our segment with Good Day Austin, butcher and "Break it Down: Whole Hog Butchery" guest teacher, Julia Poplawsky, shows how to break down a whole hog and turn it into roasts, chops, ribs, bacon and more. Watch the video »

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Green Corn Project's 18th Annual Fall Festival
Join the Green Corn Project for their 18th Annual Fall Festival on October 30th at Boggy Creek Farm. Over 30 local restaurants and breweries will team up to serve some of Austin's finest eats while supporting the non-profit organization's mission to help Central Texans grow their own organic food. Tickets and more information can be found at: greencornproject.org.  Learn more »

5th Annual Texas Fruit Conference
On Oct 31st and Nov 1st, join Texas A&M AgriLife Extension for this educational event, aimed at bringing together commercial and recreational fruit growers from around the state to hear and discuss the challenges and successes of fruit growing in Texas. Learn more »




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