Sergio has years of experience working with the food system in Central Texas, in both local stores and farmers markets. He has done every job and side-gig that you can imagine, which provides him with a good amount of knowledge of where food comes from, and how it is prepared and consumed. His role at SFC is to facilitate the communication between local farmers and producers, and SFC's Farm Direct programs (Farmers' Markets and Farm to Work), in order to provide support and connections for existing and new vendors.
Sergio is passionate about helping local business grow and thrive, and will go lengths to make sure that happens. Sergio was born in Lima, Peru, and has been living in Austin for about a decade. His career in the local food industry started with a job a local food coop, and through the years he began to learn more about the value of keeping what you eat local. He worked several farmers markets as a vendor before finally enrolling in the Sustainable Food Center front lines as part of the market crew.