Sustainable Food Center's mission is to cultivate a just and regenerative food system so people and the environment can thrive.
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Joy Casnovsky, Deputy Director
You may have heard the 2020 Census is about to begin. Soon, we will be asked to fill out census forms and mail them back in or hear a knock on our door asking us to verbally take the census. Our government gathers this information every ten years to better understand our population and needs,...more
Naomi Silverman, Development and Communications Manager
At the start of every New Year, we are bombarded with messages telling us how we should improve our lives: we should exercise more, eat healthier, and set ambitious goals for bettering ourselves. And yet every year by February our gym routines decline, our eating habits return, and our shiny...more
Ronda Rutledge, Executive Director
Founded almost 45 years ago with a primary goal to teach people to grow their own food, Sustainable Food Center has been able to do so much because of the support from people just like you.
To meet the growing needs of our local food system, in 2019 and beyond we’re pivoting to focus...more
March 5-6, 2020. Amplify Austin Day is our city's annual community-wide day of online giving. When you #AmplifyATX fo SFC, you help raise funds for our new and existing programs that work to support our local farmers and improve access to nutritious and affordable food for everyone in Austin.
April 1st (Central Texas) or April 3rd (The Valley). There's a lot to consider as you contemplate the sustainability of a much lower price point. How low can you go and still make a profit? It's going to come down to crop costing, efficiency and your growing skillset.
April 28 - 29, 2020. The Women Leading Regeneration Summit is At the Epicenter’s celebration of the spirit and power of women leading. As women in business, academia, agriculture, and civic service, we gather to hear from one another, to share our hopes, dreams, and challenges.
May 7, 2020. Farm to Plate is our annual sip-and-stroll fundraising event that celebrates the sustainable farm and ranch offerings of Central Texas through specially created bites prepared by over 30 of Austin’s best chefs.
Sept. 19, 2020. Texas Mamma Jamma Ride is an annual bike ride, for riders of every ability, that raises funds to support local support programs and services for breast cancer fighters and survivors in Central Texas. Registration is open now and we're proud to be one of the beneficiaries.