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2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
512-236-0074 http://sustainablefoodcenter.org/

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January 2018

SFC: Introduction to Food Gardening (3-Class Series) Session #1-A

January 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$60

From the Sustainable Food Center - If you are a new gardener or new to gardening in Central Texas, and if you are looking for a holistic introduction to organic food growing, then this Sustainable Food Center class is just for you. Taught by expert food gardeners, this 3-part series combines hands-on activities and classroom discussion to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to start and maintain an organic and sustainable food garden. Whether you hope to garden…

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SFC’s Winter And Spring 2018 Class Preview

January 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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Free

From the Sustainable Food Center - Join us for our Winter 2018 class preview event! Learn more about the Sustainable Food Center and preview some of our upcoming cooking and gardening classes, including: Quick, Healthy Weeknight Cooking Thai Street Food Homemade Sauerkraut Intro to Beekeeping Organic Food Gardening Our information tables will be open and class instructors will be on hand to answer your questions and conduct demonstrations throughout the event. Enjoy a 15 percent discount on all classes you…

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SFC: Introduction to Food Gardening (3-Class Series) Session #2-A

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$60

From the Sustainable Food Center - If you are a new gardener or new to gardening in Central Texas, and if you are looking for a holistic introduction to organic food growing, then this Sustainable Food Center class is just for you. Taught by expert food gardeners, this 3-part series combines hands-on activities and classroom discussion to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to start and maintain an organic and sustainable food garden. Whether you hope to garden…

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SFC: Introduction to Food Gardening (3-Class Series) Session #3-A

January 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$60

From the Sustainable Food Center - If you are a new gardener or new to gardening in Central Texas, and if you are looking for a holistic introduction to organic food growing, then this Sustainable Food Center class is just for you. Taught by expert food gardeners, this 3-part series combines hands-on activities and classroom discussion to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to start and maintain an organic and sustainable food garden. Whether you hope to garden…

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February 2018

SFC: Winter Fruit Tree Care

February 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$25

From the Sustainable Food Center - In this Sustainable Food Center class, you’ll learn how to select, plant, and care for fruit trees adapted to Central Texas’ climate. Certified arborist Colleen Dieter will show you how to properly prune to maximize fruit production, manage diseases, and create structurally sound trees. Classes are for adults. Youth ages 12 and up may attend with purchase of an additional ticket and close parent/guardian supervision during class. Registration closes two business days before class.…

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SFC: School Garden Leadership Training (2-part training) Session #1

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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Free

From the Sustainable Food Center - Help foster a brighter, healthier future for children in Central Texas through school gardens. This 2-part training at the Sustainable Food Center is for teachers, parents, and community members interested in starting (or reviving) and sustaining a school garden. We will share the key components to a successful garden, including: creating a plan, organizing and building your garden team, site selection and basic design, managing the garden, and finding funds and resources to sustain…

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SFC: School Garden Leadership Training (2-part training) Session #2

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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Free

From the Sustainable Food Center - Help foster a brighter, healthier future for children in Central Texas through school gardens. This 2-part training at the Sustainable Food Center is for teachers, parents, and community members interested in starting (or reviving) and sustaining a school garden. We will share the key components to a successful garden, including: creating a plan, organizing and building your garden team, site selection and basic design, managing the garden, and finding funds and resources to sustain…

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SFC: Citrus Tree Care

February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$25

From the Sustainable Food Center - In this Sustainable Food Center class, you’ll learn how to select, plant, and care for citrus trees adapted to Central Texas’ climate. Certified arborist Colleen Dieter will show you how to properly prune to maximize citrus fruit production, manage diseases, and create structurally sound trees. Classes are for adults. Youth ages 12 and up may attend with purchase of an additional ticket and close parent/guardian supervision during class. Registration closes two business days before…

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SFC: Introduction to Food Gardening (3-Class Series) Session #1-B

February 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$60

From the Sustainable Food Center - If you are a new gardener or new to gardening in Central Texas, and if you are looking for a holistic introduction to organic food growing, then this Sustainable Food Center class is just for you. Taught by expert food gardeners, this 3-part series combines hands-on activities and classroom discussion to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to start and maintain an organic and sustainable food garden. Whether you hope to garden…

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SFC: Introduction to Food Gardening (3-Class Series) Session #2-B

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$60

From the Sustainable Food Center - If you are a new gardener or new to gardening in Central Texas, and if you are looking for a holistic introduction to organic food growing, then this Sustainable Food Center class is just for you. Taught by expert food gardeners, this 3-part series combines hands-on activities and classroom discussion to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to start and maintain an organic and sustainable food garden. Whether you hope to garden…

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SFC: Introduction to Food Gardening (3-Class Series) Session #3-B

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$60

From the Sustainable Food Center - If you are a new gardener or new to gardening in Central Texas, and if you are looking for a holistic introduction to organic food growing, then this Sustainable Food Center class is just for you. Taught by expert food gardeners, this 3-part series combines hands-on activities and classroom discussion to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to start and maintain an organic and sustainable food garden. Whether you hope to garden…

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March 2018

SFC: Introduction to Food Gardening (3-Class Series) Session #1-C

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$60

From the Sustainable Food Center - If you are a new gardener or new to gardening in Central Texas, and if you are looking for a holistic introduction to organic food growing, then this Sustainable Food Center class is just for you. Taught by expert food gardeners, this 3-part series combines hands-on activities and classroom discussion to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to start and maintain an organic and sustainable food garden. Whether you hope to garden…

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SFC: Introduction to Food Gardening (3-Class Series) Session #2-C

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$60

From the Sustainable Food Center - If you are a new gardener or new to gardening in Central Texas, and if you are looking for a holistic introduction to organic food growing, then this Sustainable Food Center class is just for you. Taught by expert food gardeners, this 3-part series combines hands-on activities and classroom discussion to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to start and maintain an organic and sustainable food garden. Whether you hope to garden…

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SFC: Introduction to Food Gardening (3-Class Series) Session #3-C

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$60

From the Sustainable Food Center - If you are a new gardener or new to gardening in Central Texas, and if you are looking for a holistic introduction to organic food growing, then this Sustainable Food Center class is just for you. Taught by expert food gardeners, this 3-part series combines hands-on activities and classroom discussion to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to start and maintain an organic and sustainable food garden. Whether you hope to garden…

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SFC: Introduction to Food Gardening (3-Class Series) Session #1-D

March 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$60

From the Sustainable Food Center - If you are a new gardener or new to gardening in Central Texas, and if you are looking for a holistic introduction to organic food growing, then this Sustainable Food Center class is just for you. Taught by expert food gardeners, this 3-part series combines hands-on activities and classroom discussion to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to start and maintain an organic and sustainable food garden. Whether you hope to garden…

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SFC: Introduction to Food Gardening (3-Class Series) Session #2-D

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$60

From the Sustainable Food Center - If you are a new gardener or new to gardening in Central Texas, and if you are looking for a holistic introduction to organic food growing, then this Sustainable Food Center class is just for you. Taught by expert food gardeners, this 3-part series combines hands-on activities and classroom discussion to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to start and maintain an organic and sustainable food garden. Whether you hope to garden…

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SFC: Introduction to Food Gardening (3-Class Series) Session #3-D

March 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$60

From the Sustainable Food Center - If you are a new gardener or new to gardening in Central Texas, and if you are looking for a holistic introduction to organic food growing, then this Sustainable Food Center class is just for you. Taught by expert food gardeners, this 3-part series combines hands-on activities and classroom discussion to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to start and maintain an organic and sustainable food garden. Whether you hope to garden…

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SFC: Introduction to BeeKeeping

March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$30

From the Sustainable Food Center - Are you considering home beekeeping?  Do you want to find out if you are ready to make the commitment? Spring is the time to get your honey bee hive started! Tara Chapman of Two Hives Honey will lead a very informative class on the science of bees and beekeeping basics.  You will also learn about the importance of native bees and how to attract them to your garden. You can buy your ticket here.

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April 2018

SFC: Products of the Beehive

April 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$60

From the Sustainable Food Center - Come learn about the sweetest part of beekeeping--harvesting honey and beeswax! In this class you will learn how bees make honey and beeswax and then watch demonstrations on how beekeepers extract both from the bee hive. Learn about how flowers influence the taste and consistency of honey and taste several local single-origin honeys. We will also demonstrate how to render beeswax and leave you with lots of ideas of how to make your own…

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SFC: Building Strong Garden Teams (2-part training) Session #1

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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Free

From the Sustainable Food Center - Community and school gardens are a lot like miniature, volunteer-run organizations, and to thrive long-term, they need leadership from strong, constructive teams. However, with a variety of personalities and priorities in the mix, working together is not always easy! In this interactive 2-part training, we will focus on strategies for successful collaboration. We'll learn strategies for making decisions as a group, as well as how to draw the best from diverse personalities and leadership…

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SFC: Building Strong Garden Teams (2-part training) Session #2

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E. 17th St. Bldg. C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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Free

From the Sustainable Food Center - Community and school gardens are a lot like miniature, volunteer-run organizations, and to thrive long-term, they need leadership from strong, constructive teams. However, with a variety of personalities and priorities in the mix, working together is not always easy! In this interactive 2-part training, we will focus on strategies for successful collaboration. We'll learn strategies for making decisions as a group, as well as how to draw the best from diverse personalities and leadership…

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