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Introducing the All New Coalition of Austin Community Gardens Website!

An Austin-area resource for community gardens has a new look—and a wealth of helpful content! With support from Sustainable Food Center and the City of Austin’s Community Gardens program, the Coalition of Austin Community Gardens (CACG) has thoroughly revamped its website. In order to better carry out the CACG’s mission to help community gardens become more vibrant, diverse places, the new website contains a variety of useful content and resources. Keep reading to find out more!

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

  • Edge Play: Don’t get embarrassed in front of your family this holiday season by your collection of dull knives. Bring your carving knives, cleavers, embroidery scissors, tree trimmers, and more, down to Knife Party and leave feeling sharper than ever!
  • A Close Kale: Hurry over to Oma & Opa’s this weekend for a big beautiful head of cauliflower - the first of the season! While you are there, pick up a dozen eggs, some hot dill pickles, red and green tomatoes or a few heads of cabbage.

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

  • Traditional Cultures: Looking to spread health and joy alike this holiday season? Grab a jar of sauerkraut or kimchi from our friends at Boulanger Fermentations! Looking for a version of the goods that can survive a long trip? Try the kraut jerky! Come see them at our Sunset Valley market this and every Saturday.
  • Sprout and About: Stop by Yard To Market’s booth for some of the backyard bounty! Grab some of the microgreens, sprouts, herbs, or eggs and experience the quality and flavor of local grower’s favorite varieties.

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 »



2018 Winter Class Preview Night

An Evening with Michael Pollan
At The Long Center, February 2nd, 8 p.m. Acclaimed author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma and SFC Advisory Council Member, Michael Pollan returns to Austin to share the path his writings have taken since he first started examining the ways humans and food intersect. The evening includes brief readings from several of his previous titles and his forthcoming book, How to Change Your Mind. Ronda Rutledge, SFC Executive Director, will introduce him, and following the show there will be a moderated Q&A and discussion featuring Raj Patel. Buy tickets »

RideAustin “Round Up” Beneficiary
SFC has been added to the local, nonprofit ridesharing app RideAustin as a “Round Up” beneficiary! When you ride local with RideAustin, you can elect to round up your fare to the nearest dollar and designate a local nonprofit as your beneficiary. Be sure to select SFC as your round up choice before your next ride! Learn more »

SFC on Good Day Austin
This week on our segment with FOX 7 Austin, we visited with SFC Farmers' Market vendor La Flaca Urban Gardens and talked about the variety of produce they are growing, including their incredible hot peppers. Watch the video »



Beer and Cheese Tasting with 512 Brewing and Antonelli’s Cheese
Join Slow Food Austin on Thursday December 14th for their Annual Beer and Cheese Tasting Event with (512) Brewing Company and Antonelli’s Cheese Shop! Easy Tiger breads and other accompaniments will be served with the beer and cheese pairings. Learn more »





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