Slow Food Austin reconnects people with the food they eat. Our educational initiatives, social activities, fundraising events, and community volunteer projects inspire respect for where food comes from and awaken true pleasure in eating.

Date: Tuesday, June 9 2015, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Springdale Farm, 755 Springdale Road, Austin, TX 78702
Tickets: $100 purchase online take-home tomato baskets also available for $10 or $20 (pre-purchase with dinner ticket)

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Celebrate the flavors of vine-ripened tomatoes at the height of the season with a feast on the farm. The Tomato Dinner will begin with a seasonal cocktail and appetizers, followed by entree courses and a plated dessert, all with a focus on Springdale Farm tomatoes. Complimentary wine will be included. Participating chefs and artisans include Antonelli’s Cheese Shop, Sam Addison from Pogue Mahone Pickles, Stephanie McClenny from Confituras, Sonya Cote from Eden East Austin, Ned Elliot from Foreign & Domestic, Brandon Fuller from Juliet, Sarah McIntosh from épicerie, Josh Jones from Salt & Time Butcher Shop and Salumeria, and Janina O’Leary from la V.

Use the discount code CHEROKEEPURPLE for $15 off the ticket price until midnight on 5/31. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit Springdale Center for Urban Agriculture and Slow Food Austin.

Thank you to our sponsors:
Farm To Table
Keeper Collection, LLC
Ensemble Beverages
Lioco
Cigliuti Winery

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Date: Wednesday June 3, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Gelateria Gemelli, 1009 East 6th Street, Austin, TX 78702
Tickets: $10, purchase online

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Join Slow Food Austin and Gelateria Gemelli for a tasting of amaro and gelato. Ticket price covers three 1-oz pours and a scoop of your choice.  Learn about Amaro, meaning “bitter” in Italian, and also a category of bittersweet herbal spirits.

Gelateria Gemelli makes organic, small-batch gelato and sources only the best ingredients to preserve the integrity of the product. Gemelli also serves Negroni, Amari, and other fine spirits as well as espresso drinks sourced from Tweed Coffee.

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Date: Thursday, May 21st 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Hausbar Farm, 3300 Govalle Avenue, Austin, Texas 78702
Cost: $20 suggested donation, payable with cash or credit card
RSVP: Please join the Facebook Event.

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Bring the whole family for a fun spring evening on the farm. Enjoy snacks prepared by Barnison Catering, beer from Zilker Brewing, fresh juices from Juiceland, as well as gin cocktails and sangria.

All proceeds benefit Slow Food Austin programming including our Scholarship Program.

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scholarship: slow meat symposium 2015

March 1, 2015

Scholarship Application Deadline: Friday, March 27, 2015 Slow Food Austin is offering a full scholarship to the second Slow Meat Symposium, June 4-6,  in Denver, Colorado. This Slow Food USA event will bring together leaders in sustainable meat production from across the country to discuss current practices in sustainable meat and to develop strategies for [...]

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February 3, 2015

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January 20, 2015

Date: Thursday, January 29th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location: The Hightower, 1209 East 7th Street, Austin, TX 78702 Cost: $15 suggested donation payable via cash or credit card We are kicking off 2015 with happy hour at The Hightower! Having just celebrated their one year anniversary, this casual East Austin spot dishes up elevated [...]

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scholarship: TOFGA annual conference

December 5, 2014

Scholarship Application Deadline: January 9th, 2015 Slow Food Austin is offering a scholarship to the Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (TOFGA) annual conference in San Antonio, Texas from January 29th-31st. This conference offers discussions on a variety of topics of utmost importance to farmers and gardeners in Central Texas with organic growing practices and organic advocates. [...]

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Annual Beer and Cheese Tasting with 512 Brewing and Antonelli’s Cheese, 12/4/2014

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Date: Thursday, December 4, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Location: 512 Brewery, 407 Radam Lane, Austin, TX 78745 Tickets: $55.00 general admission, $45.00 for Slow Food members, Purchase tickets online Please Join Slow Food Austin, (512) Brewing Company, and Antonelli’s Cheese Shop for our annual Beer and Cheese Tasting. This has become a mainstay in our annual scheduling. [...]

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slow sesion: easy tiger bread pairings, 11/29/2014

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Date: Saturday, November 29, 3:00 pm –  5:00 pm Location: Easy Tiger, 709 East 6th Street, Austin, TX 78701 RSVP: claim a FREE ticket to reserve your spot “Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; and good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts.” James Beard, Beard on Bread. Despite Beard’s words, most of [...]

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happy hour: green gate farms benefit at lenoir, 11/19/2014

October 31, 2014

Date: Wednesday, November 19, 6-8pm Location: Lenoir, 1807 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704 Cost: $15 suggested donation, all proceeds go to Green Gate Farms (payable via cash or credit card) Join us for a night in LENOIR’s wine garden to support our friends in need at Green Gate Farms, a farm that has always [...]

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