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Volunteer Spotlight: Stella Harper

Stella Harper

We have said it once and we will say it again, volunteers help make our work possible! Every year volunteers give time, attention, and support to SFC Programs. From work in our office, gardens, farmers’ markets, and in the kitchen, volunteers help lighten the load. A current rock star volunteer is Stella Harper. Stella started her volunteer tenure with us at our SFC Farmers’ Market Information Booth and later focused her time in The Happy Kitchen assisting with public classes. Keep reading to learn a little bit more about Stella and why she loves volunteering at SFC! Read More » »


SFC Chef Series at La Condesa


Mark Your Calendars - Holiday Sing Along and Downtown Stroll
Ring in the season at the annual Holiday Sing-Along and Downtown Stroll on Saturday, December 2 from 5-9pm. This free, family-friendly event celebrates the arrival of the holiday season and the joy it brings. Enjoy live music from Austin favorites while you shop at our special night market! Then see the lighting of the Capitol tree, and take photos with Santa at the Vannagram Winter Wonderland. Learn more »

SFC Farmers’ Market Downtown, Sat. Nov. 11th from 9am-1pm:

  • Hygge Inspo: Cocoa Puro Chocolates has all new Gløgg truffles! Inspired by the Danish Christmas drink of mulled wine with spices, raisins, almonds, and brandy, these truffles will put you in the mood for the holidays.
  • Last Chance: Richardson Farms is still taking orders for Thanksgiving and Christmas. They have broad-breasted white turkeys and heritage bronze turkeys available for pre-order online or at the market. Pick up your birds at either the Downtown or Sunset Valley Farmers’ Market on November 18th.

SFC Farmers’ Market at Sunset Valley, Sat. Nov. 11th from 9am-1pm:

  • It’s In the Cards: Stop by Arte Para la Vida’s booth this week to get some of their holiday cards! No matter your flavor of seasonal celebration, Arte Para la Vida will have something artful to give to those important to you.
  • Keeping It Hot: Looking for ways to stay warm as the cold weather sets in? Stop by La Flaca’s tent and pick up some of their variety of peppers, fresh and dried. Not looking for spicy? La Flaca has a number of other offerings, from bundles of lemongrass to transplants.

Find even more vendor and product listings, what's in season, and who's in or who's out, on our "This Week at SFC Farmers' Markets" webpage »

Evolve Beyond Olive Oil


We're Hiring!
We are seeking a personable and dynamic individual to fill the position of Farmers’ Market and Advocacy Manager, who is responsible for overseeing the operations and success of the SFC Farmers’ Markets. Learn more »

SFC on Good Day Austin
This week on our segment with FOX 7's Good Day Austin, Sabrina Joplin and Kate Svedersky from Adelphi Acre Community Garden talked about their garden in North Austin and provided information on composting. Watch the video »

11th Annual Farm to Plate


Conquer The Holidays: Gain Wisdom, Not Weight
We have teamed up with Carly Pollack, owner of Nutritional Wisdom. She has created a 6-week online course called Conquer The Holidays: Gain Wisdom, Not Weight. This course contains some amazing and not so obvious tools for how to conquer the holidays. Learn more »

Nutritional Wisdom

Spring 2018 Farmer Starter
FarmShare Austin is now accepting applications for their Spring 2018 Farmer Starter program. This is an immersive farmer training program on a working, certified organic, diversified vegetable farm designed to provide aspiring farmers with the essential skills and training needed to manage a sustainable farming business. Learn more »

Join the Texas Farmers' Market Crew
Our friends at Texas Farmers' Markets are currently hiring crew at their Lakeline location. Members of the Farmers' Market Crew are integral to the success of the market, working as a team to set up and break down the entire layout of the market in a efficient and friendly manner. Lakeline Crew must commit to working Saturday mornings and afternoons respectively. Pay is competitive. Contact Allison Lowe at operations@texasfarmersmarket.org

2017 Fall Grow Green Homeowner Training Series
Join us, the Austin, Texas - Your City Government Grow Green Team, and Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center for a FREE Homeowner Training Series: "Crazy About Texas Native Plants & Pollinators" on November 15th. Learn more »

10th Annual Green Holiday Party
Join us for the Austin green mixer of the year! This event is a fun place for area environmentalists to come together, celebrate, scheme and prepare for the new year. Enjoy magical music by Seu Jacinto, experience how our hosts and sponsors Barr Mansion are at the nexus of a merging of the environmental and food movements while enjoying a buffet featuring a variety of their seasonal, all-organic favorites. Learn more »

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