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Highlights, Vendors, Events and more. Downtown and Sunset Valley - Sat. March 27
Find Sunset Valley vendors at our Downtown market again.
It’s officially spring time in Austin! Last week’s Downtown market was a great success as everyone enjoyed beautiful weather and a wonderful selection of vendors. Join us again at Republic Square for a wide selection of veggies, meats, eggs, locally made artisan goods and delicious grab-and-go eats. Not only will you experience a wonderful weekly market, but your participation supports our local farming community! Click here to learn more about our market move »

Vendors include Big Brazos Sustainable Farm (pecans and honey), RioGood (gluten-free and vegan Brazilian-American foods) and hand-crafted jewelry from Dream Bijoux

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.
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"How New York City Is Revolutionizing Good Food Policy"
By Errol Schweizer, Forbes - Food Forward NYC is a groundbreaking and ambitious food system plan for the country's largest city.

"We Can’t Talk About Healthy Eating Without Discussing Food Access"
By Jessica Jones, Self - We need to be more fluid on what “healthy eating” really means.

"Mexico pressing ahead with GMO corn, glyphosate bans, says key official"
By David Alire Garcia, Reuters - Mexico is sticking to a plan to stop importing genetically modified corn and a ban on a widely used herbicide.
Gardening and Cooking with Herbs
We'll be sharing recipes to cook, terms you should know, and more in our weekly selection!
Gardening Tip + Recipe: Cooking and Gardening with Herbs
Spring is a great time for cooking & gardening with herbs. Need more ideas for incorporating them into your meals? Check out this chimichurri from our archives!

Education: Indigenous and Traditional Soil Health Practices
March 31. This webinar from the National Center for Appropriate Technology features an exciting conversation with four leaders in indigenous and traditional agriculture. The speakers in this discussion will explore the ways indigenous, traditional cultures have been regenerating the land for centuries. These practices can play an important role in today’s agricultural system.



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