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Sat, December 09, 2023
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM CT
LOCATION

Farmshare Austin
3608 River Road
Cedar Creek, TX 78612

Come harvest and celebrate our 10th Annual Veggie You-Pick!

Join us for this fun family event at Farmshare Austin's beautiful 10-acre organic farm:

đŸĨĻ Pick fresh vegetables with help from Farmshare farmers and students

🍄 Expand your knowledge of mushrooms with Central Texas Mycology Society

​🐞 Dive into the fascinating world of bugs with Little Herds

​đŸĨŦ Taste savory and sweet bites by "Farm to Table" students from the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts

​🧄 Enjoy live music from the Farmgrass Family Band, food, drinks and more!
 

All proceeds directly support our Farmer Starter beginning farmer training program and our Fresh for Less Mobile Markets and Home Delivery food access work.
 

About the event:

🎟 Admission tickets are required for entry. Admission includes live music, access to cooking demos, food samples and drinks.

đŸĨ• Attendees are welcome to add on the Pick-Your-Own Veggies experience.

đŸĨž We highly recommend wearing sturdy, closed-toe shoes to the farm.

🤗 All ages are welcome!

🚨 While we love all creatures, we ask that you please leave your pets at home. Thank you!

 

While you're at the farm, be sure to:

🛍 Grab your Farmshare mugs, shirts, beanies and other great swag! (Merch may only be purchased onsite.)

🎁 And don't forget to check out our online silent auction (COMING SOON) featuring fantastic packages from local businesses with unique goods! More items will be added as we get closer to the event, so check back regularly to place your bids!

ℹī¸ Tickets and veggie bags will be for sale at the door the day of the event. Cash will be accepted onsite. If you plan to buy tickets and bags at the farm, we encourage you to arrive early as there is a possibility that bags may sell out.

Can't make it to the Veggie You-Pick? Consider making a donation today and help us build a healthy, just and equitable local food system in Central Texas. Donate to our programs and make a one-time or recurring contribution to Farmshare here!

 

🌧 Rain Date: Saturday, December 16th, 1pm-4pm


An extra special thank you to You-Pick sponsors and community partners, who are making this event possible! We could not do this without your generous support.

Mycelium Sponsors

Farm to Table

HEB

 

Rainmaker Sponsor

Merila & John Thorne-Thomsen

Christine & Louis Messina

 

Harvester Sponsors

Bluebonnect Electric Co-op

Wheatsville Co-op

Revol Greens

City of Austin Office of Sustainability

Danielle & Keith McBurnett

Keith & Ruth Pool 

Kimi Puntillo

 

Seed Sower Sponsors

Yumday

Capital Farm Credit

Insurica

Cindy & CJ Freeman

Joshua Aguero

 

Soil Builder Sponsors

People's RX 

TXFED.org

Cap Metro

Fearless Farmers

Tim Traister

Blazing Brains Kids

Green Pastures Chicken

 

Food and Beverage Sponsors

La Condesa

August Escoffier School of Culinary Arts

Desert Door Sotol

Texas Coffee Traders

Tito's Handmade Vodka

Waterloo Sparkling Water

Siete Foods

 

Entertainment Sponsors

Central Texas Mycology Society

Little Herds

Farmgrass Family Band
 

Interested in sponsoring or donating to our event? Partner with us to show your support, to maximize Farmshare’s impact and to enjoy your own bounty of delicious, locally-grown, certified organic veggies! Check out our fantastic sponsorship opportunities and incentives here OR contact Kathy Wimer, our Marketing Coordinator, at kathy@farmshareaustin.org for more information. 

 

Our sponsors have helped Farmshare Austin bring more than 1,400 lbs of healthy produce to our Fresh for Less customers every week and graduate 96 Farmer Starters since the program kicked off in 2014. Thanks to your continued support, we have harvested over 27,000 lbs of produce this past year. Your commitment enables us to keep growing and moving our mission forward together. 💚

Tickets (Required for Entry)


All ticket sales are stopped at this time. You can still make a donation. Please contact the event organizers if you have any questions.
$20 Adult
$10 Child 6-12
Free 5 and under

Get Your Veggie Bag!


$40 Pick-Your-Own Veggies

Pick your own veggies with help from Farmshare farmers and students. đŸĨĻ🧅đŸĨŦđŸĨ• Bags are limited, so please order early!

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Donate to Our Programs


$500 Sponsor - Seed Sower Level
  • 2 general admission tickets and 2 bags of pick-your-own veggies
  • Logo on Farmshare event page leading up to and during the event
  • Special surprises featuring local food and beverage artisans with Farmshare merch
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$250 Sponsor - Soil Builder Level
  • 2 general admission tickets and 1 bag of pick-your-own veggies
  • Logo on Farmshare event page leading up to and during the event
  • Special surprises featuring local food and beverage artisans with Farmshare merch
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