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Man at Spread the Harvest with Wheelbarrow

Welcoming Spring with Spread the Harvest

We were thrilled to see how many enthusiastic gardeners made it to our spring Spread the Harvest Resource Giveaway Day on March 28! During this all-day event, we provided resources to 395 Central Texas gardens. For the first time ever, we joined forces with TreeFolks to offer a tree giveaway at the event, and were grateful to have several other partner organizations on-site to provide information to attendees. Keep reading to learn more about the impact of this bi-annual event.

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Farm to Plate



SFC Farmers’ Market Downtown and at Sunset Valley:

  • Rockin’ Out: Flintrock Hill Farm is back in force at the Sunset Valley market! Stop by at 9am for their strawberries, and stock up on eggs and greens to get all the makings of a farm fresh breakfast.
  • Tea’d Up: Looking for a local, delicious pick-me-up? Stop by Lost Pines Yaupon Tea at our Downtown market for some of their locally harvested yaupon teas! This week they’re rolling out a new strawberry yaupon iced tea and concentrate to showcase the beginning of the strawberry season.

For information on which vendors will be at market, what products are in season, and more visit our This Week at the Markets webpage »



HEB and EarthShare Tearpad Coupons

HEB & EarthShare
May 27 - April 30. In recognition of Earth Day, H-E-B has selected EarthShare of Texas to be the April beneficiary for its in-store coupon promotion. Customers can tear off and add check-out coupons worth $1, $3, or $5 to their total bill to support EarthShare of Texas and over 3 dozen environmental nonprofits in Texas, including SFC! Just look for the tearpad display at your local HEB and Central Market stores.

12th Annual Farm to Plate
May 9th, 6-9:30pm. Get a taste of the best cuisine Austin has to offer at Farm to Plate. This sip-and-stroll event features delicious bites from over 30 of the best Austin chefs who are dedicated to supporting our area farmers. 100% of the proceeds benefit SFC and our programs that work to support local agriculture and increase healthy food access in Austin. Buy tickets »

We're Hiring!
We are seeking an hourly bilingual Food Access Associate to work on-site at SFC Farmers’ Markets on Food Access programming, including the SFC Double Dollars Project (DD), WIC, SNAP and FMNP programs. Learn more »

SFC on Good Day Austin
This week on our segment with FOX 7 Austin, Chef Fiore Tedesco of L'Oca D'Oro made Bluefin tuna crudo and shared why he enjoys participating in Farm to Plate. Watch the video »

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East Austin Garden Fair
April 13th. Features more than 50 booths representing a variety of gardening and related topics, as well as a plant giveaway, free gardening materials and complimentary soil testing. Learn more »

East Austin Urban Farm Tour
April 14th. Sip, eat and stroll on four working urban farms - Boggy Creek Farm, HausBar Urban Farm and GuestHaus, Rain Lily Farm, and Eden East Farm - all located within walking / biking distance of one another in the heart of East Austin. Proceeds benefit the farms and Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance. Learn more »


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