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The Weekly Dirt
 
 
Flowers
 
 
THIS WEEKEND AT THE MARKETS
Highlights, Vendors, Events and more. Downtown and Sunset Valley - Sat, Sept 19
 
Markets are open this weekend! To keep our vendors, staff and customers safe, we request everyone wear a face covering or mask while in the market area. Please visit our website to learn more about our safety measures.

SUNSET VALLEY: Springfield Farm and Byccombe Natural Solutions take farm to table very seriously. First select your weekly veggies from their fresh squash and carrots on the table, then keep heading down the line to peruse the goats milk soaps and beeswax candles. The bees live on their property and help pollinate their fields, while they use their own goats milk to make sudsy soaps, salves and lip balms for your sensitive skin.

DOWNTOWN: Have yourself a very French weekend this Saturday when you shop at the downtown market. Julie Myrtille Bakery will be onsite with tartlets, almond croissants, and croque monsieur sandwiches ready to delight when you get home. For the rest of your walking around the market vibes pick up a bouquet of flowers from Cassiopeia Farm and let them drape, romantically, out of your reusable market tote. Voila!

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.
 
Read More
 
 
 
Pop-up Grocery
 
 
SFC UPDATE
SFC events, news, blogs and more.
 
Texas Mamma Jamma Challenge
Sept 12-19. The Texas Mamma Jamma bike ride won’t happen in person this year, but you can still join the Mamma Jamma Challenge! Participate by logging 120 minutes of cumulative activity during the event dates, and you’ll support this great event and SFC in the process.

Wheatsville Members - Vote for SFC!
Vote by Nov 20. Calling all Wheatsville co-op members! SFC is on the ballot for Wheatsville’s Community Action Program, and we need your support. Cast your vote for SFC and help us receive this wonderful funding from our friends at Wheatsville.
 
 
 
THK Cookbook Ad
 
 
WHAT WE'RE READING THIS WEEK
We've dug up the dirt so you don't have to.
 
"Five tips on starting a fall veggie garden, including how to get transplants, soil delivered"
By Addie Broyles, Austin360 - Fall seems to be arriving a little early in Central Texas. To help you get into fall gardening, Austin360 has five Austin-centric tips for getting started.

"The Ocean Farmers Trying to Save the World With Seaweed"
By Mélissa Godin, Time - Seaweed can play a huge role in fighting climate change by absorbing carbon emissions.

"Can Loans Tied To Soil Health Save Agriculture? A New $250 Million Fund Wants To Find Out"
By Chloe Sorvino, Forbes - rePlant Capital aims to tie interest rates to improvements in soil health as a way to save farmers from the disastrous impacts of climate change.
 
 
Pork Chops, Beans and Squash
 
 
THE WEEKLY
We'll be sharing recipes to cook, terms you should know, and more in our weekly selection!
 
Cooking Advice: How to Plan Quick, Healthy Weeknight Meals
Back to school season has looked a lot different this year, but it's still a good opportunity to start or refresh your meal planning routines. Today we're sharing tips from our archives!

Gardening Tip: Gardenio
This Austin company has created a garden club membership for new food growers. They send you everything you need, complete with an app and community to help you as you grow. SFC followers get 20% off when they order by October 1st and use the code "SFCISTHECOOLEST" at checkout. Thanks Gardenio for your support of SFC!
 

 

 

 
 
 

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