• FOOD IS FAMILY.
  • GROW. SHARE. PREPARE.
  • GROW. SHARE. PREPARE.
  • GROW. SHARE. PREPARE.

We cultivate a healthy community by strengthening the local food system and improving access to nutritious, affordable food. SFC envisions a food secure community where all children and adults grow, share and prepare healthy, local food.

Upcoming Events

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Get Growing: Soil Health

January 17, 2015 10am - 11:30am

This workshop will help you diagnose the health of your soil and prepare it for successful food gardening. Learn how to identify the different types of soil in Austin, understand what types of plants are appropriate for different soil structures, and amend soil with compost and other beneficial,...

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Break it Down: Whole Chicken with Comfort Food Recipes

January 21, 2015 6pm - 8pm

It’s much more economical to purchase a whole chicken instead of thighs, breasts or drumsticks separately. Plus, you can use the bones to make stock. In this hands-on class, each participant will practice cutting a whole chicken into pieces using a pasture-raised chicken ($14 value) from the SFC...

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Essential Knife Skills

January 27, 2015 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Preparing a healthy delicious meal is so much easier when you know how to handle a knife. In this class, you’ll learn how to chop, julienne, dice and chiffonade like a pro. Also, learn how to properly select, sharpen, care for and store your knife so it lasts a lifetime. And, the bonus? You’ll...

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Deep Roots: Raised Bed Construction

February 7, 2015 10am - 12:30pm

No one should be afraid of power tools! During this workshop, participants will be able to build different types of raised beds with the help of the Teaching Garden Coordinator. We will also discuss raised garden bed care and which materials to use, including reusing household items for bed...

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