Black businesses in Austin navigating new challenges

The coronavirus pandemic has posed big challenges for Black communities, and local businesses are still adjusting to the challenges. Learn how three local business owners – Liz Abunaw of Forty Acres Fresh Market, Chamille Weddington of Schweet Cheesecake and James Cole of Shine King – are coping.

Produce pop up this weekend in Austin

Forty Acres Fresh Market will hold its monthly produce pop up in Austin on Jan. 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; on Jan. 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and on Jan. 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The featured local chef will be Nubian Catering.

Austin’s next fresh produce market set for Aug. 9-11

Stop by 5051 W. Chicago Ave. to get your fresh fruits and vegetables – and so much more. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 8:30 a.m.t o 4 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Chemistry Catering will be featured on Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Black Cat Kitchen will take center stage Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Stop by this weekend’s fresh produce pop-up market

The latest market will operate at 5051 W. Chicago Ave. on July 12 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; July 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and July 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a large selection of affordable fresh produce, recipe demonstrations, free samples and giveaways.

Fresh produce market returns to Austin this week

Grassroots Grocery, presented by Austin Ave 72 Chicago and Forty Acres Fresh Market, will take place at 5051 W. Chicago Ave. from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. There will be free samples and giveaways, plus recipe demonstrations.