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Spice it Up: The Healing Power of Spices

Guest Teacher Spotlight: Akshaya Reddy

Since 2015, The Happy Kitchen’s Spice it Up! Cooking classes have provided participants with a new perspective on food, presenting it not just as recipes, but as a powerful tool for health and healing. Classes have included ingredient-specific health and nutrition education, cooking instruction, and, of course, lots of delicious food! We asked guest instructor Akshaya Reddy from My Ayurvedic Kitchen to share her thoughts on Ayurveda, as well as cooking at home and tips for making healthy choices every day. Continue reading to learn more about Akshaya and get a recipe for Lamb Curry with Spinach! Read More » » 


Please, give to Sustainable Food Center this holiday season.


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

  • Kombucha:  Buddha’s Brew will have the following awesome flavors on tap this Saturday: Blueberry, Ginger, Pineapple Super Greens and Grape Lime, Beet Carrot and Hops!
  • Olive Oil Galore: Texas Hill Country Olive Oil Company will have a variety of different types of olive oil at the market this weekend! These include: jalapeño, lemon, garlic infused olive oil AND wild cherry, raspberry and pomegranate infused balsamic vinegar.

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

  • Variety: Yard to Market Co-op will have chicken eggs, duck eggs, grapefruit and much more!
  • Sweet as Honey: Visit Round Rock Honey this Saturday and check out their selection of honey goods. They will have honey, soap and lip balm!

Continue Reading This Week at SFC Farmers' Markets »


We're Hiring!
We are seeking a creative, hard-working individual who is knowledgeable about gardening and fully bilingual (English-Spanish) to coordinate SFC’s Grow Local gardening classes and Spread the Harvest gardening resource give-away program. Learn more »

New SFC Farmers' Market Incentive for Farmers and Ranchers
We are thrilled to announce a farm and ranch vendor fee waiver program thanks to our restaurant partners Odd Duck and Barley Swine! For all SFC Farmers' Market farmers and ranchers, Odd Duck and Barley Swine will cover their vendor fees for the next four weeks, to help provide a bit of relief through the colder months of Austin. Thank you Odd Duck and Barley Swine! Learn more »

Container Gardening Basics with Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Join the Austin Habitat ReStore and Sustainable Food Center on January 28th as we combine our resources to bring you a free community workshop on how to grow your own food garden without an actual garden! Learn more »

SFC on Good Day Austin
This week on our segment with FOX 7 Austin, The Soup Peddler's David Ansel talks about his new book and how to make your kitchen awesome! Learn more »

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


Chix Brunch
Join The Chix of Texas Keeper Cider, SPUN Ice Cream, and Anjore on January 28th for the 3rd installment of their Chix Series. The Chix are a group of chix who want to use their businesses to better their city one cause and one chicken meal at a time.  Learn more »




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