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Highlights, Vendors, Events and more. Downtown and Sunset Valley - Sat, Feb. 1
This weekend come to the farmers' market for the fresh local produce, leave with a new best friend. Bastrop County Animal Services and Barking Springs Rescue will be onsite with pups and doggos ready for adoption at both markets this Saturday! Find out more here »

Downtown: New Vendor Alert!
Mircalo is a sparkling, fermented water kefir that you can get exclusively at the Downtown market this weekend. Austin Kefir Microbrewery will be onsite sampling and selling this gut-healthy beverage high in probiotics, Folate, B1, B6 and B9 and is vegan, gluten and caffeine-free.

Sunset Valley: New Vendor Alert!
Cynthia and Charlie of Vinilly Farms make savory vegetable snacks and fruit drops that are a delicious satisfying curb for your craving. Try the garlic and parmesan cauliflower, adobo spice beets, or mango fruit drops. To clean up after the market hit up Soap and Wood who make 100% castile conditioning soap using essential oils for a naturally clean feeling.
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"Nebraska farmer buys his own quarter to show benefits of soil health practices"
By Kerry Hoffscheinder, Lincoln Journal Star - Joe Sack bought his own quarter of land and farmed it regeneratively to show the benefits to the soil - and to convince his dad to adopt these practices on their family farm. Read more »

"How an Iowa Farmer Used the Campaign-Stop Economy to Push Climate Action on 2020 Democrats"
By Eric Lach, The New Yorker - Matt Russell of Coyote Run Farm promotes regenerative agriculture as a means to reduce carbon emissions, and he hopes to push the government to help farmers put it into practice. Read more »

"Can Vegans And Ranchers Work Together To Rebuild The World’s Soil?"
By Brian Kateman, Forbes - As the regenerative agriculture movement grows, it’s becoming clear that it has more of a shared goal with plant-based proponents than meets the eye. Read more »
Farm to Plate Early Bird Tickets on Sale
SFC events, news, blogs and more.
Get Your Farm to Plate Early Bird Ticket by Friday!
May 7 - At Farm to Plate you'll enjoy bites from 30 of Austin's best chefs, while supporting local, sustainable farms. Get your tickets before this Friday, January 31st for $50 off. Limited quantities available - get your tickets now! Learn more »

Possibilities - Storytelling with Poetry, Improv, and Song
Jan 31 - Looking for fun weekend plans? Attend this evening of storytelling, poetry and improv with proceeds benefiting SFC! Learn more »

Amplify Austin
Mar 5-6 - Our city's annual community-wide day of online giving is coming up. This year, we need your help to raise funds for our new and existing programs that work to support our local farmers and improve access to nutritious and affordable food. Even better - your gift to SFC will be amplified through a generous matching grant from St. David's Foundation! Early giving is open now - donate or sign up as fundraiser! Learn more »

Texas Mamma Jamma Ride
Sept 19 - Resolve to exercise more, connect with new people, and give back to your community in 2020 with the Texas Mamma Jamma Ride! Registration is open now and we're proud to be one of the beneficiaries. Learn more »

SFC on Good Day Austin
On last week's segment with FOX 7 Austin, SFC Kitchen Manager Sophie Fitzpatrick talked about our Private Group Cooking Classes and demonstrated one of the recipes used in class - a winter citrus salad. Learn more »
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Positions Available. Farmer/Educator, with Agmenity.

Position Available. Extension Program Specialist, with AgriLife Extension.

Private Group Cooking Classes
Bring your group together in a unique team-building experience in the SFC Kitchen. Learn more »

Kitchen Classroom Rentals
Teach your own cooking classes by renting SFC's kitchen classroom! Learn more »
Feb 23 - Farm Camp for Adults, with Green Gate Farms

Feb 27 - Managing for Success on Your Small Farm-Waco, with Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance

Mar. 1 - Living in the Moment: A Yoga & Cooking Retreat

Mar 7 - Drought to Deluge, Creating the Resilient Central Texas Garden, from Central Texas Horticulture

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