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.

Health clinic opens in Austin

PCC Parkside Family Health Center is the 12th PCC health clinic and represents $1.7 million in investment, said Robert J. Urso, president and CEO of PCC Community Wellness Center. “We’re grateful for the privilege to serve this community and deepen our commitment to the West Side.”

Hundreds turned out for the Austin P.O.W.E.R 5k

“This was a growth year for us,” said Malcolm Crawford, race organizer and executive director of the Austin African American Business Networking Association. “We’re looking for bigger and better next year. We got a lot of good experience this year, so we are looking forward to next year.”