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: Thursday, May 26, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Olamaie, 1610 San Antonio Street, Austin, TX 78701
Cost: $10 suggested donation, payable with cash or credit card
RSVP: Join the Facebook Event

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Start your Memorial Day weekend fun on Thursday May 26th with Happy Hour at Olamaie. They’ll have a happy hour menu of cocktails and appetizers. The suggested donation of $10 will benefit Dewberry Hills Farm and Slow Food Austin. On Saturday, April 30th a massive thunderstorm devastated their small, sustainable, pastured poultry farm. 75-mile-an-hour winds and torrential rain destroyed the movable chicken tents, flooded pastures, and many birds were lost. All of this, after financial loss due to damage from a tornado on December 13th. The farm is raising funds to be able to make significant infrastructure changes and be better prepared for any future weather events. Join us for happy hour and to show support for another farm in need.

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Date: Saturday, May 21st, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Coyote Creek Farm, 13817 Klaus Lane, Elgin, Texas 78621
Cost: $18.00, please purchase tickets online in advance

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Enjoy a spring day at Coyote Creek Farm. We’ll tour the farm and see the feed mill, the mobile chicken coops, and the egg washing shed. We’ll learn about their organic farming practices and how they maintain their non-gmo fields. Coyote Creek Farm is the only certified organic, non-gmo feed mill in Texas–and all the way from here to North Carolina.

All attendees will take home a dozen Coyote Creek eggs.

After the tour,  a picnic lunch on the farm will be provided by Elgin Local Goods. Lunch will include:
Vegetable and egg torta made with Coyote Creek eggs
Local, organic vegetable salad
Pot de creme

Bring a blanket for the picnic lunch!
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Date: Monday, May 2nd, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: in.gredients, 2610 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722
RSVP: Please claim a FREE ticket to reserve your spot.

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KOMBIT: The Cooperative, which recently debuted at SXSWEco, is a documentary chronicling outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland and Haiti’s non-profit Smallholder Farmer Alliance’s combined efforts to reforest Haiti in five years through the creation of a sustainable agro-forestry program.

Come enjoy all night happy hour at in.gredients while viewing a free screening of KOMBIT on the lawn, starting at 8pm! Our Slow Sessions are always free to attend, but please claim a FREE ticket to reserve your spot.

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happy hour: barley swine, 4/28/2016

April 11, 2016

Date: Thursday, April 28th, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Location: Barley Swine, 6555 Burnet Rd Suite 400, Austin, Texas 78757 Cost: $10 suggest donation payable with cash or credit cards RSVP: Join the Facebook Event Come out to celebrate spring at our Happy Hour on the patio at Barley Swine on Thursday April 28th. A [...]

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scholarhip: chefs collaborative’s 7th annual summit

February 21, 2016

Scholarship Application Deadline: Friday, March 11th, 2016 Slow Food Austin is offering one full scholarship to the Chefs Collaborative’s 7th Annual Summit taking place April 10-12, 2016 in New York City. This three-day conference brings together hundreds of chefs and food industry professionals for the opportunity to connect and discuss good, clean, fair food with over 50 top food [...]

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slow session: spun ice cream, 2/29/2016

February 18, 2016

Date: Monday, February 29th, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Location: SPUN Ice Cream, 1912 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702 Tickets: Please claim a FREE ticket to reserve your spot at 6:00 pm or 6:30 pm Slow Food board member and SPUN co-owner Ashley Cheng will be giving a short talk on the farm-to-table concept [...]

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farm tour: urban roots, 2/27/2016

February 9, 2016

Date: Saturday, February 27th, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Location: Urban Roots, 7651 Delwau Ln, Austin, TX 78725 Tickets: $15 includes tour, food, and beverages Purchase Online in advance Come out to Urban Roots on Saturday, February 27 for a tour of this local, sustainable farm. We’ll learn more about how Urban Roots uses food and farming [...]

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slow session: argus cidery, 1/24/2016

January 14, 2016

Date: Sunday, January 24th, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Location: Argus Cidery, 12345 Pauls Valley Rd, Austin, TX 78737 Tickets: slow sessions are always FREE, but reserve your spot by claiming a ticket   Come experience an exclusive behind the scenes look at Argus Cidery, the first place to make hard cider made using apples [...]

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scholarship: 2016 TOFGA conference

January 4, 2016

Scholarship Application Deadline: Friday, January 22nd, 2016 Slow Food Austin is offering two scholarships to the Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (TOFGA) conference in Rockwall, Texas from February 11-13, 2016. 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. There will [...]

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6th annual beer and cheese tasting with 512 brewing and antonelli’s cheese, 12/3/2015

November 7, 2015

Date: Thursday, December 3rd, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Locations: 512 Brewing Company, 407 Radam Lane, Austin, TX 78745 Tickets: $60 non-members, $50 Slow Food Members Purchase Online Join us on Thursday December 3rd for our 6th Annual Beer and Cheese Tasting Event with (512) Brewing Company and Antonelli’s Cheese Shop! Breads from Easy Tiger will be paired with the cheeses. This [...]

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