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.

farm tour: la flaca, 3/3/2018

February 13, 2018

Date: Saturday, March 3rd, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: La Flaca, 7810 Copperas Dr, Austin TX 78749
Tickets: $18 includes farm tour, snack from Puli-Ra, and a plant to take home from the farm. Please purchase online in advance.



Join us for an afternoon farm tour in South Austin at La Flaca Organic Farm on March 3 at 2:30 pm. Following the tour, Puli-ra will give you a taste of this hyper-local produce in their self-defined style, “Low Country Indian meets Hill Country Texan,” with a snack made with ingredients from the farm. Each attendee will also receive a plant from the farm to take home and grow.


Scholarship Application Deadline: Thursday January 25th, 2018 2018TOFGA_Conference_Flyer  

Slow Food Austin is offering a scholarship to the 2018 TOFGA Annual Conference from February 1-3, 2018, in Georgetown, Texas. This conference focuses on education and advocacy for Texas farmers, ranchers, and gardeners who practice organic and sustainable measures. Hundreds of attendees from around the state are expected to come and build community around like-minded, sustainable practices.

The conference scholarship includes two days of learning sessions along with the Friday night banquet with keynote speaker Michael Abelman. These events will allow attendees to share ideas and network with their peers. For additional information about the conference, please visit the TOFGA Website

The scholarship will cover the ticket for the entire two day conference and the Friday night banquet. For an opportunity to win this scholarship, please submit the application below. The deadline for submission is Thursday, January 25, 2018. The scholarship winner will be contacted directly by Slow Food Austin.

As advocates and members of Slow Food Austin, we strongly encourage, but do not require, our applicants to be members of Slow Food USA. While this is not a requirement to apply to the FARFA conference, it is an additional way to stay up to date with current events in the community. To learn more about joining Slow Food USA, please click here.      

For any questions about this opportunity please contact Rita Herzog, Scholarships Coordinator (

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Date: Thursday, January 18th, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: Confituras Little Kitchen, 2129 Goodrich Ave, Austin, TX 78704
RSVP: See the Facebook Event
Cost: $20 suggestion donation payable via cash or credit card



We’re thrilled to start the new year by welcoming the brand new Confituras Little Kitchen to the Austin food scene. Join us there for our January happy hour. We’ll be celebrating with gin and fruit syrup cocktails, beer, and a selection of fruit forward hors d’oeuvres.  All donations will benefit Slow Food Austin including our Scholarship Program.


beer and cheese tasting with 512 brewing and antonelli’s cheese

November 16, 2017

Date: Thursday, December 14th, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Location: 512 Brewing Company, 407 Radam Lane, Austin, TX 78745 Tickets: $65 non-members, $55 Slow Food members, Purchase Online     Join us on Thursday December 14th for our Annual Beer and Cheese Tasting Event with (512) Brewing Company and Antonelli’s Cheese Shop! Easy Tiger breads and other accompaniments will be served with [...]

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slow session: hunting and sustainability at dai due, 11/21/2017

November 9, 2017

Date: Tuesday, November 21st, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Location: Dai Due, 2406 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722 RSVP: claim a FREE ticket to reserve your spot There are currently 2.6 million wild boar in Texas, causing $1.5 billion in annual damage by rooting up crops and eating livestock. Jesse Griffiths, chef/owner of Dai Due and [...]

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happy hour: the little darlin’, 10/19/2017

October 11, 2017

Date: Thursday, October 19th 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Location: The Little Darlin’, 6507 Circle S Rd Austin TX 78745, Austin, Texas 78745 Cost: $10 suggested donation payable with cash or credit card RSVP: See the Facebook event page   For our October happy hour, join us for craft beer, cocktails, and horseshoes at The Little [...]

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happy hour: atx cocina, 9/21/2017

September 7, 2017

Date: THIS HAPPY HOUR IS BEING RESCHEDULED DUE TO A WATER LEAK IN THE BUILDING. MORE INFO COMING SOON! Location: ATX Cocina, 110 San Antonio Street, Suite 170, Austin, Texas 78701 Cost: $10 suggested donation, payable with cash or credit card RSVP: join the Facebook event September brings a busier time of year, but slowing down for happy hour is always a [...]

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scholarship opportunity to FARFA’s 11th annual farm and food leadership conference

August 24, 2017

Scholarship Application Deadline: Friday September 8th, 2017 Slow Food Austin is offering a scholarship to the 11th Annual Farm and Food Leadership Conference from September 24-26th, 2017, in McKinney, Texas. This unique conference focuses on the policies and regulations affecting our farms and our food as well as the latest developments in sustainable agriculture.  Whether you are a [...]

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happy hour: old thousand, 8/17/2017

August 3, 2017

Date: Thursday, August 17th, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Location: Old Thousand, 1000 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78702 Cost: $10 suggested donation, payable with cash or credit card RSVP: join the Facebook event Summer isn’t over, and we’ll keep the fun of the season going at our August happy hour at Old Thousand. Their Lucky [...]

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scholarship opportunity to chefs collaborative summit 2017

July 12, 2017

Scholarship Application Deadline: Monday, August 7th, 2017     Slow Food Austin is offering a scholarship to the 8th Annual Chefs Collaborative Summit, Growing Community – Owning the Future, in Atlanta, Georgia from September 9th to September 11th, 2017. This year’s conference will include presentations, hands-on workshops, shared meals and celebrations working to build a better [...]

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