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Amplify Austin for SFC!

Amplify Austin Starts at 6pm!

Amplify Austin, our annual community-wide day of giving, starts at 6pm tonight! Show your local love and give a gift to SFC during Amplify Austin. We need your help to raise a critical $50,000 for our programs that support a healthy and sustainable future for Central Texas.

You can make a huge impact for our community. When you make a gift to SFC during Amplify Austin, you support our school, community, and backyard gardens; SFC Farmers' Markets and farm stands that connect you to our local farmers that preserve our land; food access programs that make healthy, local food more affordable for everyone in Austin; and cooking and nutrition education classes available to all.

Support a brighter, healthier future for Austin and show us your local love tonight!

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SFC Farmers’ Market Downtown, Sat. March 3rd from 9am-1pm:

  • Cabbage Patch: Be sure to visit everyone’s favorite tomato vendor, B5 Farm, this weekend Downtown for cabbages so cute you’ll swear there is a baby waiting to pop out. If big brassicas aren’t your thing, try some delicate microgreens, red amaranth, spicy red radish, arugula, cilantro and broccoli!
  • Get a Brazilian: You know you are near cheesy bread goodness when you smell that toasty parmesan wafting through the air. For those of you who don’t know, stop by Lua Brazil Saturday morning for basil, pizza or original cheese bread. If you are feeling extra brunch-y try a snickerdoodle or chocolate waffle made with the same gluten free batter!

SFC Farmers’ Market at Sunset Valley, Sat. March 3rd from 9am-1pm:

  • Come Party With Us: Come see Party Fowl Farm at market this weekend for some of their rich offerings: duck eggs, mustard and collard greens, radishes, and if popular demand is high, some baby goats!
  • A Foxy Treat: Seeking something sweet to satiate you and yours as Spring springs? Stroopwafel, strawberry muffins, and samoa cookies await you this weekend in the den of Le Renard Patisserie!


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



Farm to Plate On Sale Now!

SFC March Tour
March 20, 12-1pm. We invite you to join us for a free, 1-hour tour of our 4-star rated green energy office and community space. We'll take you on a tour of our facility while sharing with you stories of work we do to strengthen our local food system and provide access to healthy, affordable food for all children and adults in Central Texas. RSVP »

SFC on Good Day Austin
This week on our segment with FOX 7 Austin, gastroenterologist and SFC guest cooking class instructor Dr. John Cluley talks about healthy home cooking and our upcoming class series, "Fundamentals of Healthy Home Cooking." Watch the video »

Introduction to Food Gardening


Slow Food Farm Tour of La Flaca
March 3rd, 2:30pm. Join Slow Food for an afternoon farm tour in South Austin at La Flaca Organic Farm. Following the tour, Puli-Ra will give you a taste of this hyper-local produce in their self-defined style, “Low Country Indian meets Hill Country Texan,” with a snack made with ingredients from the farm. Learn more »

The Lost Table - The Lost Pines Nursery Benefit
March 7th, 6:30-9:30pm. Hosted at Barr mansion, enjoy a prix fixe menu curated and designed by chefs Jessica Ximenes of Barr Mansion, and Bethany DiBaggio of La Pera. Farmer in-residence Christian Dake will walk you through the courses along with the chefs to provide each dish with the proper background and context from a botanical perspective. The courses will feature items grown in the nursery. Learn more »

Join 4-H CAPITAL's Advisory Board - Info Session
March 23rd, 11:30am 1:00pm. Come meet 4-H CAPITAL staff and learn how you could serve on their inaugural advisory board! Mingle and enjoy light refreshments starting at 11:30 am, with a short program at noon. Learn more »

Clearing Stones and Sowing Seeds: Photographs from the Travis County Negro Extension Service
February 6, 2018-April 15, 2018, at Austin History Center. The exhibit Clearing Stones and Sowing Seeds presents over 600 photographs taken between 1940 and 1964, documenting the variety of services offered by the TCNES, including animal husbandry, crafts, domestic education, gardening, agriculture, and home improvement. Learn more »

Fundamentals of Healthy Home Cooking




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