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  • Double Dollars

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


Amplify Austin

6pm March 1st - 6pm March 2nd. Amplify Austin Day is our city's annual community-wide day of online giving. The 24-hour period provides an easy and fun way for our entire community to give together while helping local nonprofits. Become a fundraiser or preschedule you gift today!

Sustainable Food Center Office Building

SFC March Tour

March 20, 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.


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

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...

White Bean & Kale Soup Vegetarian

February is American Heart Month, and we’re excited to debut a new take on a Happy Kitchen classic: White Bean and Kale Soup.

This soup has been a class participant favorite for years, and it’s a great heart-healthy choice. In our classes, we talk the importance of choosing healthy fats,...

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This week, SFC Farmers' Market Coordinator, Jessie Barber, shares a bit of his story and introduces us to Chef Njathi Kabui, renowned scholar and chef.

Wandering around the mountain city of San Cristobal de las Casas in Chiapas, Mexico without much of a plan, no tent, no sleeping...


At Sustainable Food Center, we are working to create a more direct way to thank volunteers for all the time, love, attention, and devotion they give to our three main programs. From Saturday mornings at our...


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