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A Farm Stand Story: Padron Elementary

A Farm Stand Story: Padron Elementary

On May 9th, we opened a Farm Stand at Padron Elementary. Opening day was filled with a mixture of anticipation and excitement. Simone Benz, our Food Access Projects Manager, shares her first-hand account of the opening of this exciting new location. Read on to learn more about the leaders of the Padron Farm Stand, what all the kids had to say, and other highlights from the day!

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SFC Farmers’ Market Downtown, Sat. July 8th from 9am-1pm:

  • Beat the Heat: Stop by Lemon Tree Herbs for a spritz of cooling Lavender Spray and a refreshing Vinegar Tonic Tea. Visit Sarah Ross every weekend at our Downtown market for small batch, handmade and seasonal herbal remedies!
  • Fresh Blooms:  Visit Cas at Animal Farm for beautiful bouquets, squash blossoms and other seasonal produce every week.

SFC Farmers’ Market at Sunset Valley, Sat. July 8th from 9am-1pm:

  • Ethical Treats: Say hi to Andre at Happy Vegan while you pick up a creamy vegan Mac N Cheese or Chick Un Salad. Got a sweet tooth? Try an Oatmeal Sammie or Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie! Available at both Sunset Valley and Downtown locations.
  • Texan Grown: Hurry on down to Indian Hills Farm for what might be the last of this season’s heirloom tomatoes. Pick up some grass-fed beef and make this next grill-out one to remember. Available at both Sunset Valley and Downtown locations.

SFC Farmers’ Market at the Triangle, Wed. July 12th from 3pm-7pm:

  • Pasture Raised: Ranger Cattle is on site carrying high-quality, pasture-raised Wagyu beef. Pick up some ground beef, sirloin steaks or beef bacon here or our weekend markets!

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New Fall Cooking and Gardening Classes!

Fall 2017 Class Preview
Join us for our Fall 2017 Class Preview event. Learn more about SFC and preview some of our upcoming cooking and gardening classes. Enjoy a 15% discount on all classes you register for during the event!  Learn more »

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Farmer Starter Program at Farmshare Austin
Are you interested in becoming a farmer? Farmshare Austin is accepting applications for their upcoming Farmer Starter program, August 21-December 21! This 18-week intensive farming program combines supervised field time and classroom learning to create the best way to get grounded in the practice and underlying concepts of organic farming. Deadline to apply is July 15th. Learn more »

Bats, Birds and Barbecue
Join EarthShare of Texas on July 29th for the second part in their 25th Anniversary speaker series - "Bats, Birds and Barbecue: A Dinner Discussion of Wildlife and Habitat Conservation Beneath a Beautiful Bat-Filled Sky". You'll get to visit Bracken Cave and watch the awesome evening emergence of the world’s largest bat colony and meet some raptors up close and personal. Enjoy live music, a barbecue feast and wine all beneath a magical bat-filled sky. Learn more »




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