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Announcing Our New Spanish Language Facebook Group - Come Fresco y Sano en Austin!

You might have noticed in the past year and a half that we have a new Spanish language version of our website and more bilingual signage at our SFC Farmers’ Markets. Our next exciting step in bilingual engagement is our new SFC Facebook group for Spanish speakers called Come Fresco y Sano en Austin, a collaborative effort between Sustainable Food Center and the public relations consulting group, Inspirare Communications. This Facebook group will be a space for ideas, recipes, and resources to talk about everything from preparing healthier meals with quality and seasonal ingredients to growing your favorite local produce.

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SFC Farmers’ Market Downtown, Sat. June 30th from 9am-1pm:

  • A Triumphant Return: Swing by Big Brazos Sustainable Farm this weekend to get your summer veggies including huge white eggplant, juicy red tomatoes, and fresh canary melons. Round out your basket with plenty of okra, cucumbers, sungold tomatoes, beets, huge elephant garlic and plenty of spicy pickled okra and dill pickles from Oma and Opa’s Farm.
  • Value Added: Sometimes season extending technology is as simple as freshly prepared gazpacho made with all homegrown ingredients, like tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers from Indian Hills Farm. Pick up some cuts of beef to make weeknight meals, and get there early to grab some extra large German striped tomatoes or a bag of peanut brittle to munch on while you walk around.

SFC Farmers’ Market at Sunset Valley, Sat. June 30th from 9am-1pm:

  • Gut Check: Wondering how to take advantage of all the probiotic goodness out there and take care of your tummy? Stop by Boulanger Fermentations to pick up an assortment of fermented veggies to top your tacos, salads, sammies (or just to eat straight from the jar.) Karé Sauerkraut is a spicy cabbage ferment, while Beetnik Kraut is a hot pink mild variety. Try them all this weekend!
  • Farm to Shower: Our fave homesteaders at Party Fowl have gone and cleaned up their act with an all new straight from the garden line of soaps. Stop by for free smells this Saturday, and stick around to pick up fresh whole chickens, tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, arugula and duck eggs!

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 »



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We're Hiring!
We are looking for a new Food Access Manger - Double Dollars, Farm Direct Associate, a Grow Local Education Coordinator, and part-time members of our SFC Farmers' Market Crew. Learn more »

SFC August Tour
August 27, 12-1pm. Join us for a free, 1-hour lunch and learn style tour of our 4-star rated green energy office and kitchen space. RSVP »

Cheese 101 with Antonelli's Cheese Shop
July 30, 6:30-8:30pm. Get to know the "7 Styles of Cheese" in Cheese 101 with Antonelli's Cheese Shop, and benefiting SFC! Antonelli's will guide you through each style of cheese and taste specific examples (both pasteurized and unpasteurized), accompanied by olives, nuts, and Easy Tiger bread. This class is their Charitable Cheese Cause Class of the Month. RSVP »

EarthShare of Texas
Did you know EarthShare of Texas represents SFC in workplace payroll contribution plans throughout Texas? For more information about how you can support SFC and other leading environmental groups at your workplace, call 1-800-GREENTX, or visit http://earthshare-texas.org/.

SFC on Good Day Austin
This week on our segment with FOX 7 Austin, Lorig Hawkins of Middle Ground Farm visited our SFC Teaching Kitchen and talked about peppers while making grilled skirt steak tacos with roasted poblano and anaheim peppers. Watch the video »




Save the Windows at Historical Boggy Creek Farm
Did you know that Boggy Creek Farm is a City of Austin Historic Landmark? Farmers Larry Butler and Carol Ann Sayle need your help to save the windows on their 177 year old farmhouse. Submit your tax-deductible donation via our website today. Learn more »

Flicks on the Farm at Eden East
Thursdays at 7pm, Starting June 28th. Join Eden East this summer for a movie and farm-to-table dinner every Thursday night from June 28 - August 30. Learn more »

Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Fest
August 26, 11am-5pm. Get ready to sample hundreds of hot sauces, dine on local foods, and enjoy live music! Learn more »

Texas Mamma Jamma Ride
September 22. Did you know SFC is one of the beneficiaries of the Texas Mamma Jamma Ride? This is one of the best supported bike rides in Texas—all with the goal of helping those facing breast cancer. The funds we receive support our free cooking & nutrition classes for cancer survivors. Register today! Learn more »

Farm & Food Leadership Conference
October 15-16. This unique conference focuses on the policies and regulations affecting our farms and our food as well as the latest developments in sustainable agriculture. Whether you are a farmer, consumer, chef, local foods business owner, or nonprofit advocate, you will find useful information and tools to help support the growth of the local and sustainable food movement. Learn more »





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