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Cooking After Cancer Class Attendees

Cooking After Cancer - Now Available in American Sign Language!

Each year, we host community cooking class series featuring our Cooking After Cancer curriculum. These series include all the healthy tips from our standard series, plus more information on digestion, blood sugar control, inflammation, nutrient density, and other topics that are especially important in cancer survivorship.

This spring, we worked with three student interpreters from Austin Community College’s American Sign Language program. They reviewed the curriculum and recipes in advance and worked with faculty and mentors to prepare for each class. We were thrilled that, with their help, we can share this valuable program with cancer survivors in the Deaf community.

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SFC Farmers’ Market Downtown, Sat. May 27th from 9am-1pm:

  • Tomato Fest:  Texas Food Ranch will have plenty of tomatoes this Saturday including heirloom and more than 17 other varieties they planted this year. They will also have their Armenian Striped Cucumbers and much more.
  • Returning Vendor: Check out Engel Farm this week at both our Downtown and Sunset Valley Markets. They will have gorgeous peaches, tomatoes and strawberries!

SFC Farmers’ Market at Sunset Valley, Sat. May 27th from 9am-1pm:

  • Gazpacho: Indian Hills Farm will have Asian cucumbers, heirloom tomatoes, and wonderful gazpacho made from their tomatoes this week. Available at both Sunset Valley and Downtown.
  • Solar Energy: Visit GoSolarGetPaid to learn more about how solar power works and the benefits through solar powered cookers, a camp shower, phone chargers and more!

SFC Farmers’ Market at the Triangle, Wed. May 31st from 3pm-7pm:

  • New Vendor: We are thrilled to have Blue Earth Farm joining us! This week they will have pastured chicken (whole & half cuts) and pastured pork available.

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Making Homemade Dogfood

Bees: Teaching Us About Home and Community
With a grant from the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, we were able to create an event that brought the kids from Creative Action outdoors into the garden to meet a beekeeper, learn about pollinators, and build a native bee hotel! Learn more »

Do you know you can rent out our community room and kitchen?
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Volunteer With Agua Dulce
Learn more about sustainable agriculture and aquaponics with Agua Dulce Farm through their Committed Volunteer Program. Learn more »

Patterson Park Community Garden Opening
Visit the grand opening of the Patterson Park Community Garden and the ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 27th. 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 on June 3rd. Learn more »

Slow Food Annual Tomato Dinner
Come to Springdale Farm to celebrate tomato season on June 8th. Benefiting Springdale Center for Urban Agriculture and Slow Food Austin, this dinner highlights a variety of types and preparations of home-grown tomatoes from the farm. Learn more »




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