HOPE FM Live Compilation Album: Volume 1

Do you know what goes great with fresh local food?

Fresh, local music! 

The HOPE FM Live Volume 1 Album is out and ready to be heard! With songs donated by The MadisonsCause In EffectThe ChorderoysWhiskey ShiversThe Carper FamilySour BridgesThe State and Lizzy Lehman this album lets you take a little bit of HOPE FM home with you for only $8!

Proceeds from the sale of this album support the HOPE FM Live program which brings fantastic free, live music to the market every Sunday!

 Available:

@ the HOPE Campaign Booth every Sunday!

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and now on itunes!

Each HOPE FM Live Volume 1 download card is printed on plantable seed paper

What is community? Is it helping your neighbor? Supporting your local farmer? Buying an album from your favorite local band? Or is just a fuzzy feeling?

At the HOPE Farmers Market, we believe community is the intersection of all these things. From food to music to art, from families to youngsters, from Mariachi to Folk-Indie, from farmers to bakers, from East Austin to West Austin, community has no limits.

With no limits, this means there is always room to grow. Forging new collaborations, new friends and new ideas around every corner, it’s clear Austin is the perfect place to watch these new roots grow. We’ve been thankful to see so many of these unique intersections at the HOPE Farmers Market, and it happens each Sunday! When Johnson’s Backyard Garden donates seasonal produce to Whiskey Shivers, or to The Blackwells, or to any of our loyal bands who play for the HOPE FM Live music series, we see magic happen. We watch band members divide up their produce “compensation”, and they begin to interact in ways they never have before: revealing their preferences on beets vs. eggplant, fighting over who gets the watermelon, or admitting aloud they’ve never seen an armenian cucumber. It’s a beautiful thing to witness.

If we at the HOPE Farmers Market can provide the opportunity to help plant these seeds each week, then we’ll all be happy campers for generations to come. However, we can’t do it alone, and that’s the beauty of community! It takes a village, and with each single effort, we are all strengthened. So let’s continue this community together, every Sunday on the corner of East 5th & Comal.

 

Video by the talented Blair Bogin.

Whiskey Shivers this Sunday!

As SXSW is rounding up musicians from here to Timbuktu, we’re focusing on just one: Whiskey Shivers.

We’ve had these fellas on our stage for a few years now, giving way to a beautiful friendship between their plethora of stringed instruments, our locally-grown vegetables, whiskey?, and of course, amazing music to boot. Even though they’ll be keeping busy with shows around town for SXSW (official list here), they’ll be debuting yet again for HOPE FM Live this Sunday!

Make sure you catch this FREE performance, beginning at 1:30pm at Plaza Saltillo. We can’t wait!

 

Whiskey Shivers for HOPE FM Live

1:30 pm at Plaza Saltillo

Sunday, March 10