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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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
Amy Gallo, Farmers' Market Programming Manager
March 5-6, 2020. 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.
This year, we need your help to 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. Even better - your gift to SFC will be amplified through a generous matching grant from St. David's Foundation!
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. Farm to Plate also features local artisan cocktails, local wines and craft beers, live music, our annual Sustainable Food Changemaker Award ceremony, and a silent and live auction that will excite any foodie, all in the vibrant Downtown setting of Brazos Hall.
Get your tickets by January 31st and save $50 on your purchase!
Sept. 19, 2020. Resolve to exercise more, connect with new people, and give back to your community in 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.