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September 1, 2016 - September 30, 2016

We are honored to be Wheatsville Food Co-op's Community Action partner for the month of September! Shop at Wheatsville all month long for great local food & treats, and submit a donation to SFC at checkout! Thanks to the generosity of their owners, Wheatsville will also donate $1,000 to SFC at the end of the month!

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September 24, 2016 7:30am - 4:30pm

September 24, 2016 marks the 8th year of the Mamma Jamma Ride. The Ride raises much needed funds for our agency and eight other local non-profits dedicated to helping Central Texans coping with breast cancer. Some of our sister agencies include Breast Cancer Resource Center, Team Survivor and Care Communities. Our share of the proceeds allows us to offer cooking and nutrition classes designed just for those dealing with this disease. Being part of the beneficiary network allows us to work with the other organizations to better recruit and serve clients.

The Ride will be held in Martindale, TX along the San Marcos river. Ride routes range from 15 to 100 miles, and riders of all ages, shapes and skill are welcome—there is something for everyone! One of the best parts of the Ride is that all summer long there are FREE training...

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October 6, 2016 6am - 10pm

Held October 6 at the Allan House, the event gives guests the opportunity to bid on exclusive dining packages with notable Austin chefs. With small bites prepared by each chef, refreshing libations, desserts and specialty espresso beverages as well as a fantastic silent auction, you’re bound to leave happy even if you don’t place the highest bid (though we’d love it if you did).

Enjoy hors d’oeuvres prepared by Auction Chefs, hand-crafted cocktails from Paula’s Texas Spirits and OTR: On the Rocks Premium Cocktails, wines from Bending Branch Wineryand beer from Real Ale Brewing, Celebrity auctioneer Walt Roberts and emcee Kelly Stocker will take the stage to encourage guests to get their paddles up and stake their claim on the chef of their dreams. After the live auction, guests can enjoy live music under the historic Allan House...

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October 9, 2016 6:30pm

Enjoy a transformative evening with Chef Saul Arteta and Wine Chemist Sisi Berry that will whisk you off to Spain. Guests will enjoy a range of delicious and locally sourced specialty paellas with the Mi Paella team. Becker Vineyards and St. Arnolds Brewing Company will provide the local drinks. Come share the wonder and intricacy of Paella with others so that all may feel invited to slow down, and simply enjoy.

All event proceeds will benefit SFC programs. These events are demo-style (not hands-on) educational and intimate dinners.

Price: $125

Questions? Contact Jess Gaffney at jess@sustainablefoodcenter.org or 512-220-1088.

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October 22, 2016 11am - 2pm

Benefitting Sustainable Food Center!

The Circle Brewing Co. 0.5K Micro Marathon is where craft beer lovers compete on an epic scale - all while supporting a local Austin charity - and it’s back and better than ever! The 0.5K (aka Running with Pints) is a 1640ft. race that takes place in our parking lot. During each heat, every participant is given two special silicone pints with a fill line and a spill line for beer, spill too much and you’re disqualified!

The 0.5K events are organized by the staff at Circle Brewing Co. and its sponsors to support Sustainable Food Center in our efforts to bring about a food secure community where all children and adults grow, share and prepare healthy, local food.

Get tickets to participate or to watch!

2016 0.5K Race Packet Includes:

  • Official 0.5K Commemorative Race T-shirt, Race Bib, and TWO Collector's Silicone Pints (Official Sili Pints) for you to use and keep after the...
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November 4, 2016 6:30pm

Come join Jesse Griffiths of Dai Due for an intimate and truly special evening to celebrate the local bounty of Central Texas. Sustainable Food Center is honored to host one of our former SFC Farmers’ Market vendors who continue to be dedicated to the bounties and scarcities of the season in an unprecedented way. Guests will enjoy a delicious locally-sourced meal prepared by Jesse right in front of them. FALL CREEK Vineyards and Saint Arnold’s Brewing Company will be providing the local drinks. We look forward to having you as our guest for this memorable food experience!

Proceeds will benefit SFC programs. These events are demo-style (not hands-on) educational and intimate dinners.

Price: $125

Questions? Contact Jess Gaffney at jess@sustainablefoodcenter.org or 512-220-1088.

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November 29, 2016 6:30pm

Join us for an exclusive experience with Jack Gilmore, chef/owner of Jack Allen's Kitchen and the newly opened Salt Traders Coastal Cooking in Round Rock. Enjoy a delicious and sustainably-sourced seafood-centric meal prepared by Jack in an intimate setting at SFC’s Teaching Kitchen. We can’t think of a better way to celebrate the bounty of the Texas Gulf Coast! Driftwood Estate Winery and Saint Arnold’s Brewing Company will provide the local drinks to complement the seafood. We promise this will be an unforgettable evening for all!

Proceeds will benefit SFC programs. These events are demo-style (not hands-on) educational and intimate dinners.

Price: $125

Questions? Contact Jess Gaffney at...

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