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Cultivating 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

Sustainable Food Center Office Building

SFC April Tour

April 17, 2018, 12pm-1pm. We invite you to join us for a free, 1-hour tour of our 4-star rated green energy office and community space. We'll take you on a tour of our facility and gardens while sharing with you stories of work we do to strengthen our local food system.


Austin Give 5% to Mother Earth Day

April 20, 2018. Austin Give 5% to Mother Earth is a campaign held each year in honor of Earth Day. Austin businesses pledge to donate 5% of their sales on Friday, April 20 to the Give 5 fund, which is then distributed equally to nine nonprofit organizations working to preserve and protect our local environment. So get out there on April 20th, shop at one of the participating businesses, and support SFC and our local environment!


11th Annual Farm to Plate

May 9, 2018, 7pm-9:30pm. Join us and Austin's most acclaimed local chefs as we celebrate the bounty of Central Texas. Our 11th Annual Farm to Plate fundraising event will be held on Wednesday, May 9th from 7pm-9:30 pm at Barr Mansion, with an exclusive VIP hour held from 6pm-7pm.

Recent Blog Posts

Washington Capitol Building

Every five years Congress sits down to write what is colloquially referred to as “Farm Bill,” a piece of legislation that governs farm production, rural development, and many nutrition programs....


Spring is the season of rejuvenation and regrowth. We see plants come back to life and many possibilities arise as the winter blues melt away. As we wave goodbye to winter and all its heaviness, we welcome the uplifting qualities of spring. As renewing as spring can be, it also brings with it a...

Farm Stand at Hart Elementary

Pictured Above: Our first customer, Alondra, at our Fresh For Less Farm Stand at Hart Elementary!

We first met Betty at a parent meeting at Hart Elementary. She was the kind of parent that showed eagerness through her eyes and her posture. We gave a presentation about our...

Liz and Campers Harvesting Okra

Food gardening in Central Texas may seem difficult to some. Indeed, it may take a few years and a few dead plants before you figure out how to use the climate to your garden’s benefit or how to defeat the pests on your leafy greens. But don’t despair, this could be your year, and even if you...


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