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Five Reasons to Grow What You Eat

Five Reasons to Grow What You Eat

Through our programs and community outreach work in food access, Sustainable Food Center creates opportunities for individuals and families to make healthier food choices. When you grow what you eat, and eat what you grow, healthy and affordable food is much more accessible.

Growing what you eat can provide exercise, stress relief, and an enhanced diet. Read on to learn five more reasons to grow what you eat!

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SFC Farmers’ Market Downtown, Sat. May 13th from 9am-1pm:

  • Local Goodness: This weekend Cocoa Puro Chocolates will have strawberry balsamic black pepper truffles made with Tecolote Farm strawberries and Terra Verde balsamic vinegar from Texas Hill Country Olive Oil Company!
  • Organic Fruits & Veggies: Tecolote Farm will have carrots, turnips, radishes, kohlrabi, sweet red beets, fiesta beets, chard, curly kale, French Sorrel, leeks, fennel, green beans, salad mixes, arugula (in small supply), herbs galore, summer squash, Mediterranean cucumbers, strawberries, blackberries, and SO much more!

SFC Farmers’ Market at Sunset Valley, Sat. May 13th from 9am-1pm:

  • Mother's Day Art Special: Arte Para la Vida is having a Mother's Day Special on their original, local art works!
  • Children’s Activity: This weekend we have Travis County Master Gardeners Association joining us! Bring the family out to learn more about herbs through a fun and hands-on activity.

SFC Farmers’ Market at the Triangle, Wed. May 17th from 3pm-7pm:

  • Johnson’s Backyard Garden will have all kinds of colorful goodness including yellow squash, green onions, leeks, cabbage, red potatoes, tomatoes, orange carrots, golden beets, cabbage, curly kale, collard greens, cauliflower and more! Available at all 3 SFC Farmers' Markets.

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Spice it Up: Mother's Day Brunch

"Healthy Food Programs" - Edible Austin
Check out the latest piece by Edible Austin on all the work being done by SFC, City of Austin, Farmshare Austin, GAVA (Go Austin!/Vamos Austin!) and other agriculture and food organizations in Austin to increase access to healthy and affordable food!
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Intern at SFC
We are currently seeking an intern to assist with our summer kids programming.
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Farmgrass Fest

ACC Summer Sustainable Agriculture Courses
Registration is now open for Austin Community College's Sustainable Agriculture courses. Classes include topics on small scale farming, beekeeping, business planning and more! Learn more »

EarthShare of Texas Presents: Bats, Birds and Barbecue
The second event of EarthShare's anniversary series is, "Bats, Birds and Barbecue: A Dinner Discussion of Wildlife and Habitat Conservation Beneath a Bat-Filled Sky" on May 20th at Bracken Cave. Watch the awesome evening emergence of the world’s largest bat colony and meet some raptors up close and personal. Learn about what is being done to conserve wildlife habitats and what yet needs to be done, while enjoying a barbecue feast. Learn more »

Water Capture, Storage, and Conservation at Community Gardens
Visit Homewood Heights Community Garden for a tour and panel discussion all about water capture, storage, and conservation. Learn success strategies for setting up a rainwater system and the technical ins and outs of water storage and conservation and mulching techniques. Meredith Gauthier from City of Austin Parks and Recreation will also explain the City's rainwater rebate program. Learn more »





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