Friday, December 16, 2011

SFC Farmers' Market Open Through All Holidays - Austin, Texas

Everyone during this time of year loves a festive cup of hot cocoa, music, and the chance to walk around and shop for unique and fun items created, or grown, by hand. The SFC Farmers' Market and Sunset Valley Artisan Market will remain open for the holidays to offer that opportunity to all over the next two weeks. The make up of the markets will be merged in the following dates/locations:

The Wednesday, December 21st SFC Farmers' Market at The Triangle will consist of a combination of Saturday farmers and vendors joining the regular mid-week farmers and vendors for an expanded "Holiday Farmers' Market" where farm goods, specialty value-added foods, and artisan gifts will abound. This special market is from 3 pm to 7 pm and there is ample parking in The Triangle parking garage as well as a flat lot next to the market.

December 24th, the SFC Downtown Market moves to Sunset Valley
/Toney Burger Center
SFC's Saturday markets will combine, along with the Sunset Valley Artisan Market, to form a doubly rich market on Christmas Eve Day for last minute shoppers. 9 am to 1 pm, as usual. Free admission and plenty of free parking at the Toney  Burger Center. Downtown market is closed this day.

December 31st, the SFC Farmers' Market at Sunset Valley moves
to Republic  Square Park
Again, Saturday markets combine to offer a grand variety of the best produce, value added items, prepped party foods, host/hostess gifts and more for last-minute shoppers organizing or going to New Year's Eve celebrations. Free admission and free parking at City Hall parking garage and in ½ of the lot next to the market thorough the market time, and at area meters (just until 11 am). Sunset  Valley market is closed this day.

The Sustainable Food Center Farmers' Market is a project of the Sustainable  Food Center, whose mission is to cultivate a healthy community by strengthening the local food system and improving access to nutritious, affordable food. For more information about Sustainable  Food Center, go to www.sustainablefoodcenter.org and for more information on the market, go to www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

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