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.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Slow Food Austin is offering a scholarship to the Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (TOFGA) conference in Mesquite, Texas from January 12-14, 2017. This annual conference offers workshops and presentations on a variety of topics pertinent to the work of organic farmers and gardeners in Central Texas and organic advocates.
 The 3-day conference will include a day of pre-conference workshops and farm tours, and two days of learning sessions that will cover diverse topics including pest management techniques, marketing and distribution strategies, livestock and crop management, and food policy. The full schedule is available here. For additional information about the conference, please visit the Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association website.
The scholarship will cover the cost of registration for the conference plus the Friday Banquet and Keynote and a travel stipend of $250– this does not include other pre-conference workshops or tours.
For an opportunity to win this scholarship, please submit the application below. The deadline for submissions is Friday, December 23rd. The scholarship winner will be contacted directly by Slow Food Austin.
For any questions about this opportunity please contact Caitlin Watkins, Scholarships Coordinator (caitlin@slowfoodaustin.org).

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Date: Sunday, December 4th, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Richardson’s Farm Dairy, 2850 County Rd, Rockdale, TX 76567
Tickets: $18 tour and take home milk and cookies, $10 tour only, children 12 and under may attend for free

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Tour the newly opened Richardson Farms dairy and see the milking process. After the tour, attendees will enjoy some fresh milk from the farm and cookies from Sara’s Sweets. You can also take a quart of raw milk and cookies to enjoy at home. Bring a cooler to keep your milk cold for the drive home.

The tour will be indoors, so this event is rain or shine. And, everyone will be welcome to make purchases at the farm store.

 

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Date: Thursday, December 1st, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: 512 Brewing Company, 407 Radam Lane, Austin, TX 78745
Tickets: $65 non-members, $55 Slow Food members, Purchase Online

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Join us on Thursday December 1st for our 7th Annual Beer and Cheese Tasting Event with (512) Brewing Company and Antonelli’s Cheese Shop! Charcuterie, breads, and more will accompany the beer and cheese pairings.

This has become a mainstay in our annual scheduling. A Beer and Cheese Pairing…an homage to the bi-annual event held in Bra, Italy by Slow Food International, CHEESE.

Proceeds benefit Slow Food Austin Programming including our Scholarship Program.

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slow session: texas keeper cider, 10/30/2016

October 26, 2016

Date: Sunday, October 30th, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Location: Texas Keeper Cider, 12521 Twin Creeks Rd, Manchaca, Texas 78652 RSVP: Please claim a FREE ticket to reserve your spot This month’s Slow Session will be at Texas Keeper Cider! Come visit this artisanal cidery’s taproom, tour the grounds and learn about their unique cidermaking process [...]

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farm tour: johnson’s backyard garden, 10/23/2016

October 17, 2016

Date: Sunday, October 23rd, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pmLocation: Johnson’s Backyard Garden, Garfield Farm 4008 River Rd, Cedar Creek, TX 78612 Cost: $25 for Farm Tour, Snacks, and Take-home Vegetables — $15 for Farm Tour and Snacks only (children 10 and under free) Come out to Johnson’s Backyard Garden Garfield Farm for a fun, fall, farm tour. [...]

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happy hour: contigo, 10/20/2016

October 15, 2016

Date: Thursday October 20th, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Location: Contigo 2027 Anchor Ln, Austin, Texas 78723 Cost: $10 suggested donation, payable with cash or credit card RSVP: Join the Facebook event It’s time to enjoy this cooler fall weather with an outdoor happy hour at Contigo Austin. Join us on the third Thursday in [...]

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Slow Food Chefs in the Making

September 23, 2016

Date: Saturday October 15th, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Location: Patricia’s Table, 1510 W 35th St, Austin, TX 78731 Cost: $80, please purchase tickets online in advance Slow Food Austin presents this collaborative dinner with star Junior Chefs from Patricia’s Table. Each Junior Chef will be paired with a professional chef to create this locally-sourced, seasonal, [...]

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slow session: lick honest ice creams, 9/29/2016

September 21, 2016

Date: Thursday September 29th, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Location: Lick Honest Ice Creams, 1100 S Lamar Blvd #1135, Austin, TX 78704 RSVP: Please claim a FREE ticket to reserve your spot Come by Lick Ice Cream‘s Lamar Union location to learn about how the homegrown ice cream company creates flavors to celebrate the seasons [...]

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scholarship: farfa 10th annual farm and food leadership conference

August 30, 2016

Scholarship Application Deadline:Tuesday, September 6th 2016 Slow Food Austin is offering two scholarships to the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance 10th annual Farm and Food Leadership Conference in Bastrop, TX September 25th -  27th. This conference focuses on the policies that affect our local farms and food production, and brings together experts on a wide range of topics including [...]

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happy hour: wu chow 9/15/2016

August 26, 2016

Date: Thursday September 15th, 5:00pm – 6:30 pm Location: Wu Chow, IBC Bank Plaza, 500 W 5th St #168, Austin, TX 78701 Cost: $10 suggested donation, payable with cash or credit card RSVP: Join the Facebook event The beginning of fall is just around the corner, and we’ll be celebrating the change of season with [...]

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