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The Incredible Honeybee

Using What Honeybees Make

Honeybees work tirelessly, collecting nectar and pollen from flowers to create honey to feed their colonies. But did you know that these industrious creatures make an assortment of products besides honey—and that these are useful to humans, too? Honey, wax, propolis, royal jelly, pollen, and even bee venom have provided benefits to humans for generations. Continue reading on our blog for a few ways to use the bounty found in a beehive.

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Tables on Sale Now for Farm to Plate!


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

  • Seafood Tacos:  Concha's Salsa and Concha's Seafood will now be selling Wild Caught Red Snapper Sliders made with Concha's Salsa Verde and Wild Caught Flounder Fish Tacos made with Concha's Salsa Rojo! Concha’s will also have wild caught seafood whole and seafood fillets.
  • Fresh Greens: Agua Dulce will have a vibrant, colorful variety of Bibb, Romaine, Oak Leaf and Red and Green Leaf lettuces!

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

  • Sauerkraut: Boulanger Fermentation will have their awesome probiotic products this weekend. Look for Sauerkraut “Kare”, Sauerkraut “Beetnik”, Sauerkraut “Pickle”, and Kraut Jerky!
  • Fresh Dairy Products: Richardson Farms will have fresh whole milk (with cream on top!) sold by the gallon, half gallon, or quart. They will also have delicious cream for sale that is perfect for pairing with berries, hot drinks, or with chocolates from Cocoa Puro Chocolates! Available at both our Sunset Valley and Downtown markets.

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We're Hiring!
We are seeking an hourly bilingual Food Access Associate, and a 30hr/week Farm Direct Projects Associate to support the multiple facets of SFC’s dynamic Farm Direct projects, including Farm to School and Farm to Work. Learn more »

We've Upgraded Our Spanish Language Website!
SFC values equitable access for all and to fulfill this commitment to our community the SFC Language Access Team has upgraded our Spanish language content on our website. You can now read almost all of our website content entirely in Spanish! Visit our website »

SFC on Good Day Austin
This week on our segment with FOX 7 Austin, Mia Vargas and Tim Klatt with Hat Creek Provisions talk about their upcoming Homemade Sauerkraut class and they demo how make some sauerkraut. Watch the video »

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FARFA’s Local Foods Awareness Day
TODAY! Make an impact on local food laws by joining the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance at the Texas State Capitol. Be on the front lines and educate legislators about the issues important to the local food movement. Learn more »

Fighting the Fire with Food
On March 25th, University of Texas Nutrition Institute presents a special continuing education program that combines the latest in nutritional sciences research in disease prevention with hands-on learning. Learn more »

A Passion for Plants: An East Austin Garden Fair
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Travis County Master Gardeners, and Austin Parks & Recreation present the 10th annual East Austin Garden Fair on April 8 from 9am - 2pm. Learn more »




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