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FEATURED ARTICLE

Flowers at SFC Farmers' Market

 
Our Valentine is... YOU!


This Valentine’s Day we are sending our love to… YOU! Because of the support of our incredible community, together we have been able to accomplish so many incredible things. In just the last 6 months, individuals like you have donated over $112,000 to support healthy, local food in Austin. From helping us provide free resources to school, community and backyard gardens to supporting our local producers at our SFC Farmers’ Markets, and more, your support has meant so much.

Keep reading over on our blog to learn just how much your support has done for our local food community. Wishing you a happy Valentine’s Day filled with all the local sweets you can eat.

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Farm to Plate

 

THIS WEEKEND AT THE MARKETS  -  SAT, FEB 16, 2019

 
SFC Farmers’ Market Downtown:

  • Sausage and Greens: Get the perfect additions to all the leafy greens at market with some cuts of pork from Peach Creek Farm. Sample some of their new Bratwurst sausage while stocking up on their delicious bacon, stellar pan sausage, chorizo, and more.

    You may know Margaret for her choice chicken and duck eggs, but grab some kale or collard greens from Margaret’s Farm to pair with the pork and make stellar meals for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

 
SFC Farmers’ Market at Sunset Valley:

  • Cheeeeeeese (Bread)! Haven’t tried the cheese mongers at Sunset Valley yet? Swing by Lira Rossa and grab some fresh mozzarella, latteria, or smoked ricotta. All their cheeses are made with milk from the dairy next door in Moulton, TX.

    Richardson Farms has cheese using milk from their A2/A2 cows - that makes it easier to digest if dairy gives you dietary troubles. Swing by and grab some swiss, pepper jack, or cheddar from the boys at Sunset Valley this weekend!
  • Welcome Lua Brazil to Sunset Valley: Stop by for some Pão de Queijo (a delicious Brazilian Cheese Bread) great for a hot snack at the market, or take a frozen batch home for a quick snack midweek. Pão de Queijo is made from cassava flour, which makes them gluten-free by design! If you’re looking for options, Lua keeps everyone snacking happily with their rotating seasonal flavors and vegan options.

 
Find even more vendor and product listings, what's in season, and who's in or who's out, on our This Week at the Markets webpage »

 
Homemade Sauerkraut

 

SFC HAPPENINGS

 
Amplify Austin 2019

 
Amplify Austin for SFC!
Feb 28 - Mar 1. Amplify Austin is just 2 weeks away. This year, we need your help to raise $32,000 for our community programs, and we have 3 simple ways you can get involved: Donate, Fundraise, and Share! Even better? All gifts will be matched by St. David's Foundation, PLUS everyone who sets up a fundraiser page, and receives at least $100 in gifts, will be entered in a drawing to win 2 tickets to the Mardi Gras Dinner at Eden East (that's a $200 value!) Learn more »


Greenhouse Craft Food & Fall Creek Wine Dinner
Feb 17, 6:30-8:30pm. Just a few tickets left! This dinner will be inspired by and paired with wines by Fall Creek Vineyards, and features an expertly crafted and curated menu to highlight the Driftwood, TX winery's best wines. Proceeds benefit SFC. Learn more »


SFC on Good Day Austin
This week on our segment with FOX 7 Austin, Siply founder Raechel Kelley Valles showed us how to make butter tea. Watch the video »

 
Mardi Gras Dinner at Eden East

 

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

 

Food Accessibility & Development Program Coordinator
The City of Austin’s Economic Development Department is currently hiring a coordinator to achieve goals related to increased food accessibility in underserved areas. Learn more »


Farmraiser 2019
February 24th, 5pm-8pm. Farmraiser is Farmshare Austin's annual gala fundraising event, featuring live music, fabulous local food and drinks, boot-stomping and square-dancing! Learn more »


It's My Park Day
March 2nd. Volunteer with the Austin Parks Foundation to improve parks and greenbelts throughout the city. Learn more »

 
Garden Leadership Training

 

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SFC FARMERS' MARKET REPORT

 
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