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This Week at the Markets

Each week, SFC brings Central Texas two farmers’ markets featuring an incredible variety of produce, prepared foods, artisan goods, music, and activities. We encourage you to check each market and find the one that best fits your shopping needs. In the meantime, check out a few highlights of what will be at the market this coming week. Happy Shopping!

SFC Farmers' Market on Instagram!

We are pleased to announce the new dedicated Instagram account for our SFC Farmers' Market Downtown and at Sunset Valley! Follow us at @sfcfarmersmarket to see the latest market happenings and sneak peeks at all the delicious and beautiful items our farmers and vendors bring for you each week. See you at the markets!

May is the 15th Anniversary of the Downtown Market!

To celebrate this momentous occasion we invite all our shoppers to a 15th Anniversary Party this weekend where it all started, in Republic Square. Get swept up in shopping while Mariachi Alma de Tejas, a student led band out of UT Austin, serenades you with songs of love. Head over to the photobooth to snap a pic with your friends, or just hang out on the lawn sipping on lemonade as you listen to Tejano Band Ricardo Negreto Y Los Diamantes. Head to the deck at 10:30am to wish the market many more, witness the cake cutting (free cake for everyone!), and let the kiddos go wild on some piñatas.

Fresh And New

SFC Farmers’ Market Downtown, Sat. May 26th from 9am-1pm:

  • Veteran Owned: If you want to taste the highest quality wagyu beef Texas has to offer, look no further than Ranger Cattle. The herd grazes 3000 acres of land right here in Austin, never has any additives or hormones and freely ranges. Do your duty by supporting this veteran owned ranch this Memorial Day Weekend.
  • Rosé All Day: Don’t let the mild spring fool you; summer has officially started now that Texas Keeper Cider has Grafter Rosé! Serve this spritzy beverage chilled at your Memorial Day bbq’s this weekend, but make sure to pick up enough cider to get you through the whole week as well!

SFC Farmers’ Market at Sunset Valley, Sat. May 26th from 9am-1pm:

  • Summer Standbys: Spring is slowly giving way to the summertime, which means you can see the best of both worlds right now at the market! Stop by Yard To Market Co-op for tomatoes, cucumbers, and summer squash, or get your leg up on the peppers of summer and the berries of spring at Middle Ground Farm’s booth!
  • The End of Kimchi?!: Not yet it’s not! Stop by Boulanger Fermentations and grab their local kimchi before it’s gone. The kimchi is local in its ingredients and its production; it includes Good Vibes’ pea shoots, Party Fowl Farm’s daikon radishes, and several other veggies from our local farmers!
  • Peach of the Pie: Peaches are at market right now, but if the hand-to-mouth method of eating peaches isn’t your speed, come by Le Renard Patisserie for one of their peach pies! Featuring peaches from Engel Farms, and made with love and care, these lovely local treats are sure to please.

What's in Season Now

SPRING (MARCH-MAY):

Look for the pop up of fragrant flowers, fresh arugula, asparagus, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, chard, cilantro, collard greens, dill, garlic, kale, leeks, lettuce, mint, mustard greens, onions, parsley, peaches, plums, potatoes, radishes, spinach, squash, strawberries, turnips and tomatoes.

Who is at the Market this Week

We do our best to maintain this list accurately, but unforeseeable conditions like weather may prevent a vendor from attending the SFC Farmers' Market.

SFC FARMERS' MARKET DOWNTOWN

Saturdays 9am-1pm at Republic Square Park

Music »

Honey Tap is on the lawn from 10-1!

Whether playing one of their stellar originals, or a sweet cover of a classic, Honeytap is sure to get you grooving!

Activities »

Bliss Kid Yoga is here teaching classes for kiddos at 10 and 1030 AM on the lawn! They will have mats to share and easy moves for parents and kids as young as 2 to have fun with and stay blissed out all market long. Stick around afterward for acro-yoga open play in the park!

The Love Letter Library will be in Republic Square today handing out free stationary for you to write love letters of your own to surprise and bring joy to fellow Austinites! Find them posted up on the North side of the park and take some time to spread the love for this Great Love Drop!

Taste the Place will be offering delicious seasonal samples of the vendors' offerings. Swing by and grab a bite of the good stuff!

Every Week »

  • SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Aid Program), WIC (Women with Infants and Children), and DDIP (Double Dollars Incentive Program) accepted. Learn More »
  • Café
  • ATM

SFC FARMERS' MARKET AT SUNSET VALLEY

Saturdays 9am-1pm at Toney Burger Center

Music »

Starting things off from 9am to 11am is Ethan Azarian! Ethan Azarian and sometime accompanist Jeff Johnston's richly textured strain of songwriting first emerged when the two performed together in the Orange Mothers. Since then, the Austin musicians have whittled ever closer to the essence of emotions that words usually fail to capture. Whether transmuting a sense of well-being or of queasy foreboding, the primary characteristic of these songs remains overwhelming humanness.

Taking over the tent from 11am on is the Clint Small Middle School Jazz Band! Come hear the young talent play their groovy tunes!

Activities »

Our friends from TKO Puppets will be back with us at Sunset Valley this weekend. The show starts at 10:30, find them on the end of market next to the Imagination Playground! TKO Puppets delights spectators with original productions featuring unique characters. They encourage audience participation by engaging the young and young-at-heart with language arts, music and compelling stories.

Taste the Place will be offering delicious seasonal samples of the vendors' offerings. Swing by and grab a bite of the good stuff!

Every Week »

  • SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Aid Program), WIC (Women with Infants and Children), and DDIP (Double Dollars Incentive Program) accepted. Learn More »
  • Imagination Playground
  • Café
  • ATM