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Highlights, Vendors, Events and more. Downtown and Sunset Valley - Sat, Nov. 2
¡New Vendors Alert! November brings a new crop of fall vendors to market this Saturday, come on down and get the goods from these fresh faces!

Downtown: Elotes La Tejanita - traditional style Mexican 'elote'. Oatmeal & Company - artisanal oatmeal. Austhentico - Spanish-Mexican fusion cuisine. Sanford Sourdough Bakery - sourdough loafs, bread bowls, and more. Branch CBD - custom tea blends with CBD.

Sunset Valley: Unrulygardenart - planters, painting, posts, pots and more. Austin Montessori Middle School - free range eggs, dried herbs, seasonal veggies, cut flowers, and other products as the students grow them.

Triple WIC Day: Triple WIC is back this weekend, so come on down to get the most out of your WIC benefits! We double all WIC and SNAP transactions every Saturday,  but on the First Saturdays of the month we TRIPLE the value of benefits from WIC cards.
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Vegan BBQ Fest
We've dug up the dirt so you don't have to.
"What if the best way to alleviate food insecurity is to help people build their credit scores?"
By H. Claire Brown, The New Food Economy - It's increasingly apparent that we live in a complex world that requires complex solutions, as noted by new research out by The Urban Insitute. Read more »

"What Is the Flexitarian Diet? Everything to Know About the Semi-Vegetarian Lifestyle"
By Marisa Cohen, Good Housekeeping - Eating less meat could be better for you health and for our environment. But with the Flexitarian diet it doesn't have to be all or nothing. Read more »

"Reducing Food Waste Can Help Address Food Insecurity"
By Janice Phillips, U.S. News & World Report - We waste 30% to 40% of our food supply while millions of people struggle to have enough food on their tables. This article highlights initiatives addressing these issues. Read more »
Farm to Plate Early Bird Tickets on Sale
SFC events, news, blogs and more.
Farm to Plate - Early Bird Tickets On Sale Now!
May 7 - Next year's Farm to Plate will be held in downtown Austin at Brazos Hall - and Early Bird Tickets are now on sale! At Farm to Plate you'll enjoy bites from over 30 of Austin's best chefs, all while supporting local, sustainable farms. Purchase your ticket before January 31st and get $50 off. Limited quantities available - get your tickets now! Learn more »

We're Hiring at the Markets!
Spend the morning outside helping farmers and ranchers make a living at the SFC Farmers' Markets. We're looking for part-time associates to join our Saturday morning market crew. Learn more »

Wheatsville Coop Owners - Vote for SFC!
Vote by Nov. 22 - SFC has been nominated to be a Wheatsville Community Action partner in 2020! The funds we receive help us support our local, sustainable farmers and increase access to healthy food. Cast your vote online or in person. Learn more »
Holiday Classes
Pumpkins at the market
Nov. 14 - Savor the Flavor: Vegan BBQ Fest!

Nov. 18 - Break it Down: Essential Knife Skills

Dec. 11 - Break it Down: Essential Knife Skills

Private Group Cooking Classes
Bring your group together in a unique team-building experience in the SFC Kitchen. Learn more »
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Beets at the market
Nov. 1 - Agroecologist Alex Racelis on Building Equitable Food Systems, from The Land Institute.

Nov. 2 - Farmshare Austin Farm Tour, from Slow Food Austin.

Nov. 6 - The Pollinators Film Screening, from Farmshare Austin

Nov. 7 - Health & The Right to Stay Community Action Meeting, from GAVA

Jan. 16-18 - Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Conference

Jan. 22-25 - Southern SAWG Conference

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