SFC's Weekly Newsletter
The Weekly Dirt
Downtown Farmes' Market
Highlights, Vendors, Events and more. Downtown and Sunset Valley - Sat. March 20
Find Sunset Valley vendors at our Downtown market again! We are excited to once again host our Sunset Valley market farmers, ranchers, and food entrepreneurs at our Downtown market at Republic Square. The Toney Burger Center in South Austin is being prepared as an upcoming COVID-19 Vaccination Site. This Saturday you'll find over 80 vendors in the heart of Downtown Austin during what is expected to be a beautiful morning of sunshine. Enjoy the freshest veggies, pasture raised meats, eggs, local honey, and artisan made goods all in one central location, while helping support your local farming community! Parking is always free and public transportation is readily accessible along Guadalupe St. Click here to learn more about our market move »

Checkout vendors like Margaret's Farm (fresh eggs, honey and greens), Ninja Pig (smoked pork and pork belly), Beth's Plant-Based Bakery (100% vegan and organic cupcakes, danishes, cookies and baked goods), and artists such as Finger Paint Art.

To keep our vendors, staff and customers safe, we request everyone wear a face covering or mask while in the market area. Click here to learn more about our safety measures. SFC Farmers' Market match SNAP, WIC and FMNP benefits with Double Up Food Bucks! Visit our website for more information on which vendors will be at market, what products are in season, and more.
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Garden Party - On Sale Now
SFC events, news, blogs and more.
On Sale Now! Garden Party for SFC
May 6. Held in the beautiful gardens of Barr Mansion, you'll enjoy a unique, upscale — and socially-distanced — picnic experience featuring delicious, exclusive meals prepared by Austin's top chefs. All proceeds benefit SFC. Tickets available now! *In the event of inclement weather or COVID-19 safety concerns, this event will move to a virtual experience.
We've dug up the dirt so you don't have to.
"Brewery farmer combats cedar with goats, and they drink the beer, too"
By Eric Henrikson, KXAN - Jester King Brewery has bred a heard of dwarf goats to restore the natural carbon lifecycle to their Central Texas farm land.

"4 Food and Agriculture Projects Tackling Climate Change, Employment, Biodiversity, and More"
By Jeff Chu, Travel + Leisure - These Global Vision Awards honorees want to change our choices in the kitchen.

"Future of Food at SXSW: Questlove, Moby, Temple Grandin to speak at four-day event"
By Addie Broyles, Austin 360 - The Future of Food at SXSW, sponsored by Kroger Co.'s Zero Hunger Zero Waste Foundation, will take place from Thursday to Saturday with more than 75 speakers and 900 minutes of programming.
We'll be sharing recipes to cook, terms you should know, and more in our weekly selection!
Recipe: Citrus-Arugula Salad
This arugula salad from EatingWell would be a great way to pack in some citrus before the season is over!

Education: Agricultural Sciences at ACC
Are you interested in pursuing a career in agriculture but aren't sure where to start? The ACC Agricultural Sciences department offers a wide variety of classes for every interest, whether you are wanting to transfer to a four-year program in pursuit of a bachelor's degree or start your own farming operation! Renewable scholarships of up to $1000 per semester are available to qualified students - check out their website (under the "Funding Opportunities" tab) for all the details!



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