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SFC Farmers' Market East
Farm-fresh foods for East Austinites
"...many East Austin residents. And to sweeten the deal, SFC has implemented a Double Dollar Incentive Program: Those who..."

April 27, 2012 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

Farmers Market Report: May 18-19, 2013
Summer fruit and flowers come to the markets
"...should have some peaches for sale at the Downtown SFC Market in Republic Square...."

May 17, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Changing Focus and Location at the Sustainable Food Center
Critics charge original mission of serving poor has strayed
"...symbol for other changes afoot. Staff says that the SFC is merely trying to fulfill the same mission in..."

Nov. 25, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Carrying the Burden
During Gov. Bush's campaign for his party's presidential nomination last fall, reporters asked the candidate to comment on a federal government report asserting that many Texans, including large numbers of children, were going to bed hungry. "I saw the report that children in Texas are going hungry. Where?" he demanded, going on to say, "You'd think the governor would have heard if there are pockets of hunger in Texas." Indeed, you would, especially if one of those pockets is just a few miles from his front door, Virginia B. Wood explains as she explores the very pockets of hunger in Austin Bush has difficulty fathoming.
"...the programs we visited, the six-year-old Sustainable Food Center (SFC) has less to do with providing emergency food assistance..."

April 28, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Postmarks
No Schism
"...The board and staff of the Sustainable Food Center (SFC) appreciate the attention The Austin Chronicle has been giving..."

Aug. 7, 1998 Column

Farmers Market Report: August 24-25, 2013
Melons. soft-shell crabs, popcorn, and fermented pasilla salsa
"...of pork to sell, and won’t be at the SFC Downtown Market again until next spring. Their Berkshire hogs..."

Aug. 23, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

How Women and Kids in Austin Can Get Extra Money for Local Farmers Markets
Sustainable Food Center issues vouchers to poor families
"...Food Bucks program. In addition to doubling monthly benefits, SFC also doubles the seasonal Farmers Market Food Access vouchers,..."

May 7, 2024 News Post by Madeline Duncan

Food-o-File
A fond farewell to Suzanne Santos
"...to offer, because Santos has made the success of SFC's farmers' markets her life's work for the past 15..."

June 5, 2015 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Planting a Seed
Local schools see students not only eating all of their vegetables but growing them, too
".... SFC's Community & Youth Gardening program offers resources and education..."

March 23, 2007 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Into Town
Will Austin shoppers support a Downtown farmers' market?
"...more than two years of hard work by the SFC staff and board of directors. Creation of the market..."

May 2, 2003 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Farmers’ Market Report: Jan 25-26, 2014
Breathtaking tomatoes, local lemons, Dai Due, and duck eggs
"...These beauties are heirlooms sold at the Downtown SFC Farmers’ Market, where typically at least four varieties are..."

Jan. 24, 2014 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Farmers Market Report: Aug. 31-Sept. 1
Labor Day weekend brings changes
"...the artisan bakery FLOUR was expanding into the Downtown SFC Market; this week brought the news that the bakery..."

Aug. 30, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Food-o-File
How to give a gift and help the Austin community this holiday season.
"...charitable donations, consider both the Sustainable Food Center (236-0074, www.main.org/sfc/) and the Capital Area Food Bank (8201 S. Congress..."

Dec. 28, 2001 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Still Hungry
Reassessing the state of Austin's food security
"...and consumed, operating a self-sufficiency model that really works. SFC offers cooking classes, gardening instruction and garden plots, canning..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

How One Cottage Food Purveyor Helps Launch Careers
Kimchi Rók and the Clifton Career Development School bring young chefs to the table
"...operation that sells a variety of kimchis at the SFC Farmers' Market at Sunset Valley on Saturdays...."

April 14, 2023 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

The Farmers’ Market Report: April 12-13, 2014
Rhubarb, artichokes, asparagus, lamb roasts, and dog shampoo
"...Hairston Creek Farm will have organic strawberries, lettuce, green..."

April 11, 2014 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

The Farmers’ Market Report: March 22-23, 2014
Feta, spring vegetables, lavender, and asparagus, if you're lucky
"...Dewberry Hills Farm (Really Good Chicken) will be returning..."

March 21, 2014 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

The Farmers’ Market Report: March 8-9, 2014
Pastured meats, beets, and treats
"...The Sunset Valley Farmers Market always has a table..."

March 7, 2014 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Farmers’ Market Report: March 1-2, 2014
Sausages, snapper, shrimp, soap, and scones
"...well. Engel Farms is bringing them to the Downtown SFC Market. Markley Family Farm should be bringing in a..."

Feb. 28, 2014 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

The Farmers’ Market Report: Jan 18-19, 2014
Broccoli, citrus, baby goats, salmon, soup, and syrup
"...It is also citrus season. All area markets have..."

Jan. 17, 2014 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Farmers’ Market Report: Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2013
Greens and winter squash, frozen custard, finishing salt, and basil
"...won’t be selling their wares at those markets. The SFC Downtown Farmers Market, the SFC Sunset Valley Farmers Market,..."

Nov. 29, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Farmers’ Market Report: Nov. 2-3, 2013
Summer, winter, and spring vegetables overlap for a few short weeks
"...THE BIGGEST STORY OF THE WEEK, though, is this:..."

Nov. 1, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Farmers Market Report: Oct. 12-13, 2013
Sweet corn, persimmons, pears, and pumpkins
"...These beauties are from the Downtown SFC Farmers Market at Republic Square. It’s Official: 2 Happy..."

Oct. 11, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Farmers Market Report: May 25-26, 2013
Peaches, Blackberries, and Lobster Rolls
"...Farms will have peaches for sale at the Downtown SFC Market, the Tuesday SFC Market East, and the Wednesday..."

May 24, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Farmers Market Report: March 2-3
Markets are moving!
"...Moving on! The Lakeway Farmers Market is changing its..."

March 1, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Food-o-File
What's cooking in the Central Texas food scene.
"...of their sales for that particular day to the SFC, so stop on by and do some serious shopping...."

April 12, 2002 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Cuisines Editor Virginia B. Wood mentions the good news and the bad about local restaurants.
"...This month, the Sustainable Food Center (SFC) and Austin Community Gardens (ACG) have merged to form..."

April 27, 2001 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Sustainable Food Center’s Farm to Plate Dinner
Support local food and have a blast doing it
"...As their only self-produced fundraising event of the year, SFC pulls out the big guns for this event. Because..."

May 9, 2018 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Healthy Choices, Healthy Foods
Local nonprofits plant seeds in South Austin
"...In 2015, the elementary school piloted SFC's afterschool, on-site farm stand program, where parents, children, and..."

Dec. 23, 2016 News Feature by Shelby Knowles

Sambhar in the City
Anjore redefines Indian cuisine
"...farmers' markets with a full kitchen and grill setup (SFC Triangle Wed­nesdays; SFC Downtown and TFM Lake­line Saturdays; and..."

June 5, 2015 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

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