• A Healthy Future Starts Today
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SFC cultivates 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.

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Upcoming Events

Seed Swap

Seed Saving & Seed Swaping

January 26, 2019 10am-1pm

Join us and Central Texas Seed Library on National Seed Swap Day to learn more about how you can save seeds from your own garden. We will have 2 mini-classes at the SFC Farmers' Market Downtown followed by a seed swap.

Eden East Mardi Gras Dinner

Mardi Gras Dinner at Eden East

March 3, 2019, 6:30-10pm

Join us at Eden East Farm and Restaurant for a Mardi Gras inspired celebration featuring a Cajun menu created by Chef Sonya Cote with ingredients sourced directly from the farm. Proceeds benefit SFC.

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12th Annual Farm to Plate

May 9, 2019, 6:00-9:30pm

Early Bird Tickets are now on sale! This sip-and-stroll event features delicious bites from the best Austin chefs who are dedicated to sourcing local and sustainable food from our area farmers. At Farm to Plate, you get a taste of the best cuisine Austin has to offer.


Recent Blog Posts

Lightsey Farms - Hands with Texas box and Peaches

Local farmers and ranchers are heading into the 2019 Texas Legislative Session with a hot hand. After winning key victories in the 2018 Farm Bill, we are setting our sights on advancing policies that further sustainable agriculture and food...

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“I see myself in my customers,” Michelle expressed, as we wrapped up our third training for the community leaders who work with us as Promotoras and Facilitators for SFC’s Food Access projects.

Our Farm Stands project, as it has grown and...

Brussels and Carrots on Cutting Board

If you’ve resolved to cook more often, more skillfully, or more healthfully in 2019, The Happy Kitchen is here to help! And we know it’s not always as easy as it sounds. Big plans for roasted vegetables, homemade salad dressings, and hearty...

Lightsey Farms Texas Peaches Boxes

After months of gridlock, Congress passed Farm Bill. The 2018 Farm Bill represents a compromise between the House and Senate versions of the bill, and includes important wins for local agriculture and nutrition programs. The final bill more closely resembles the Senate version, which SFC joined...


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