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Roasted Vegetables

Our Favorite Roasted Vegetables

Roasting is one of our favorite ways to prepare vegetables in The Happy Kitchen. The texture is crisp on the outside with a tender interior. The possible combinations of vegetables, oils, herbs, and spices are endless.

For the next edition of our cookbook, we wanted to include a roasted vegetable recipe that showcases just how versatile and simple roasting can be, and this week we’re sharing it with you, as well as a guide of cooking times for lots of different vegetables. This can serve as a starting point to find what tastes best to you.

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Homemade Sauerkraut



SFC Farmers’ Market Downtown:

  • Sweet Somethings: Stop in and stock up for Valentine’s Day! Cocoa Puro has the tasty, handcrafted chocolates sure to win the heart of those dear to you. Nab some heart-shaped dark chocolates with cayenne, cinnamon, and cacao nibs, or one of their lemon bars with candied Meyer lemons in 73% dark chocolate, made with lemons from Indian Hills Farm.
  • Made With Love: Stop by and see the labors of love for land and family this weekend at Oma and Opa’s Farm. They’ll have cuts of goat, pastured chicken eggs, and all the greens you know and love, from tricolor beets to bok choy to cabbage!

SFC Farmers’ Market at Sunset Valley:

  • Treats For Your Sweets: Looking for a treat for a special someone as Valentine’s Day dawns? Sunset Valley’s got the sweets for you and your valentine: try a banana bread from Bradshaw Farm, a stroopwafel from Le Renard, marzipan croissant from Julie Myrtille, or a sticky bun from Feel Butter Baby.

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

Farm to Plate Chef Line-up Released!
We are so excited to announce our chef line-up for Farm to Plate is now available! At Farm to Plate you'll get a taste of the best local cuisine Austin has to offer - all in one place. Tickets and tables are on sale now. Learn more »

Amplify Austin for SFC!
Feb 28 - Mar 1. Amplify Austin is just 3 weeks away. This year, we need your help to raise $32,000 for our community programs, and we have 3 simple ways you can get involved: Donate, Fundraise, and Share! Even better? All gifts will be matched by St. David's Foundation, PLUS everyone who sets up a fundraiser page, and receives at least one gift, will be entered in a drawing to win 2 tickets to the Mardi Gras Dinner at Eden East (that's a $200 value!) Learn more »

Greenhouse Craft Food & Fall Creek Wine Dinner
Feb 17, 6:30-8:30pm. Join us for an inaugural wine pairing dinner prepared by chefs Rob Snow and Todd Engel at Greenhouse Craft Food - Georgetown. This dinner will be inspired and paired with wines by Fall Creek Vineyards and will feature an expertly crafted and curated menu to highlight the Driftwood, TX winery's best wines. Proceeds benefit SFC. Learn more »

Mardi Gras Dinner at Eden East
Mar 3, 6:30pm-10pm. Join us at Eden East Farm and Restaurant for a Mardi Gras inspired celebration featuring a Cajun menu created by Chef Sonya Cote with ingredients sourced directly from the farm. Proceeds benefit SFC. Learn more »

SFC on Good Day Austin
This week on our segment with FOX 7 Austin, Tye Lewis stopped by and gave a sneak peak of her upcoming Taste of East Africa class! Watch the video »

Garden Leadership Training




Food Policy Board Openings
The Austin-Travis County Food Policy Board has four vacant seats. There is need for representatives from the following: Health professionals, Food recovery, Retail, Policy and advocacy, Senior hunger, and Diverse community voices. Apply »

TOFGA Conference
February 14-16. At the 2019 Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association Conference you'll enjoy two days of interactive learning sessions, pre-conference workshops and farm tours, and a keynote speech by Ellen Polishuk. Learn more »

Farmraiser 2019
February 24th, 5pm-8pm. Farmraiser is Farmshare Austin's annual gala fundraising event, featuring live music, fabulous local food and drinks, boot-stomping and square-dancing! Learn more »

It's My Park Day
March 2nd. Volunteer with the Austin Parks Foundation to improve parks and greenbelts throughout the city. Learn more »

Taste of East Africa





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