Read SFC's feature in @edibleaustin about the farmers we work with like Katherine and Bradley from @hatandheartfarm who are doing their part to sustain Central Texas farmland - and the challenges they face (link in bio).
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There’s a new way to get to Sustainable Food Center on bike or foot—the Upper Boggy Creek Hike and Bike Trail! After more than ten years in the making, a stretch of hike and bike trail that runs alongside SFC’s Teaching Garden has been completed. Want to check out the trail? A great opportunity is coming up TOMORROW, Friday, July 12th from 6-8pm, when the Urban Trails team hosts the Upper Boggy Bash, a festive official opening for the trail. Follow the link in our bio to learn more. #austinparks #austinoutdoors #austintrails
Rolling vineyards, ancient cities and cobbled lanes. With just a taste of gelato you can close your eyes and imagine the sites and sounds of Italy. Now, you can combine the taste of Italy with Texas grown fruit in our Homemade Gelato class with @dolcenevegelato on July 16th! Follow the link in our bio to learn more. 📷 PC: Dolce Neve #gelato #homemadefood #austin
We are so excited to share that we have teamed up with @PLUS1org and are one of the selected recipients of the PLUS1 dollars on the @Beck , @CageTheElephant and @spoontheband Night Running Tour this summer (in Austin July 26th)! $1 from every ticket sold on the tour will be going to support local organizations like Sustainable Food Center who are addressing issues of food insecurity in our communities. We are thrilled to be a part of this tour and are thankful to PLUS1 and the bands for their support! #Cagetheelephant #Beck #Spoon #TheNightRunningTour #PLUS1 #Compassioniscontagious #FoodSecurity
Did you miss the opportunity to plant tomatoes this spring? Not to worry! In Central Texas, we get a second chance to plant in July for fruit that is ready for fall. Visit our blog archive for all our tips and tricks on planting summer tomatoes. (link in bio) #organicgardening #GrowLocal #texasgarden
Did you know that we offer rental space? Book your next meeting, celebration, or catered event in our bright and airy solar-powered conference room and kitchen. Follow the link in our bio to learn more!
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Putting $20B in new COVID-19 aid for ag in perspective: For same price tag, you could send ~$900 check to all 22M SNAP households. Helpful chart here on ag $ in both House & Senate bills from @New10_AgEcon @FarmBureau https://t.co/UdpLeGYZI2
Rebuilding after Covid-19 offers opportunity to transform the global food system and make it resilient, environmentally sustainable and ensure healthy nutrition for all. To make this happen, United Nations agencies suggest four broad shifts. https://t.co/PiXynaW6Sp via @CNN
#Repost @SFClocal for #NationalFarmersMarketWeek ・・・ What makes #sfcfarmersmarket unique? 🍐 Food sold at our markets never travels more than 150 miles from the farm to your plate! We visit each farm, ranch, and… https://t.co/8xwr9xLJZ4
The shock to U.S. food chains from coronavirus has been a boon to small- and mid-sized farms and distributors. Could the short-term crisis response payoff long-term, where a new matrix of business relationships builds up regional agriculture? https://t.co/7N4bgaETdF via @NatGeo
#Repost @SFClocal ・・・ Welcome to National Farmers Market Week! We’re looking forward to celebrating the value our farmers markets bring to the community with giveaways and music this Saturday. Check back all week… https://t.co/C9SMEaofsv
.@frontlinepbs highlights the conditions that farm workers face putting them at high risk for COVID-19. Food system workers should have access to safe working conditions, paid sick leave, and healthcare. https://t.co/OW8kGd3Roh