Join us for this fun family event at Farmshare Austin's beautiful 10-acre organic farm:
🥦 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
🥬 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.
🥕 Attendees are welcome to add on the Pick-Your-Own Veggies experience.
🥾 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!
ℹ️ 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.
Farm to Table
Merila & John Thorne-Thomsen
Christine & Louis Messina
Bluebonnect Electric Co-op
City of Austin Office of Sustainability
Danielle & Keith McBurnett
Keith & Ruth Pool
Seed Sower Sponsors
Capital Farm Credit
Cindy & CJ Freeman
Soil Builder Sponsors
Blazing Brains Kids
Green Pastures Chicken
Food and Beverage Sponsors
August Escoffier School of Culinary Arts
Desert Door Sotol
Texas Coffee Traders
Tito's Handmade Vodka
Waterloo Sparkling Water
Central Texas Mycology Society
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 email@example.com 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. 💚