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.

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Central Texas Farmers’ Markets:

Austin Farmers’ Market – Saturdays from 8am-12pm at 4th and Guadalupe at Republic Square Park Downtown. At The Triangle Market—Wednesday (May-Sept) from 4pm-8pm and (Oct-Dec) 3pm-7pm at the Triangle Park, 4600 Guadalupe.

Green Gate Farms – Farm Stand is a small family farm that delights in growing delicious heritage and heirloom flavors. After you taste our Purple Cherokee tomatoes or Zephyr squash, you’ll know why. Contact Erin Flynn at 512-926-2436.

Bastrop Farmers’ Market – Fridays and Saturdays year round from 1pm-6pm at 1308 Chestnut.

Bell County Farmers’ Market – Tuesday and Thursday 7am-sellout at 212 S. Main Street in Temple.

Boggy Creek Farm – A USDA-Certified-Organic Market Farm. Year-round USDA Certified Organic Produce at our Farm Stand at the Farm Wednesdays and Saturdays 9 AM to 2 PM. 3414 Lyons Road, Austin TX. Larry Butler & Carol Ann Sayle.

Brazos Valley Farmers’ Market – Saturday 7am-noon at the corner of Texas Ave and William J. Bryan Parkway and Wednesday 4pm-7pm at College Station Central Park.

Buda Farmers’ Market – Saturday from May through December from 9am-noon at 100 Main Street.

Bulverde Farmers’ Market – Saturday from 3pm-6pm at 22954 Biverde Rd.

Burnet Farmers’ Market – Saturday May through October from 9am-1pm at 211 East Jackson Street.

Central Texas Farmers’ Market – Friday 3pm-6pm at 2310 Bliss Spillar, Marbridge Ranch Nursery in Manchaca.

Coopers Cove Farmers’ Market – Tuesday and Saturday from 9am-5pm at 104 e. Avenue D in Lampasas.

Elgin Farmers’ Market – Tuesday from 1pm-6pm year round on 410 N. Main Street.

Georgetown Farmers’ Market – Thursday from 3:30pm-6:30pm May through November at 400 block of S. Austin Ave.

Killeen Farmers’ Market – Tuesday and Friday from 3pm-6pm at the corner of Park St and Ave. G.

Manor Farmers’ Market – Wednesday from 4pm-7pm year round at Penny Lane Park, 104 E. Rector.

New Braunfels Farmers’ Market – Friday May 23rd through December from 3m-6pm at 205 S. Castell Ave.

Round Rock Farmers’ Market – Saturday from May to July from 8am-noon at City Hall Pkg. Garage, 200 E. Baghdad Rd.

Round Top Farmers’ Market – Saturday from 9:30am-1pm at 102 Main Street in Round Top.

Seguin Farmers’ Market – Wednesday from 3pm-6pm at 510 E. Court Street, in Seguin.

Smithville Farmers’ Market – Thrusdays from 2pm-sell year round on Loop 230 and Mill Street.

San Marcos Farmers’ Market – Tuesday from 3pm-6pm year round at 104 South C.M. Allen Parkway.

South Austin Farmers’ Market – Saturday year round from 8am-1pm at 2910 South Congress.

Sunset Valley Farmers’ Market – Saturday year round from 9am-1pm at 2300 Jones Rd – Toney Burger Center.

Taylor Farmers’ Market – Monday and Wednesday from 3:30-6:30 on Fifth and Main St. Open from May through August & October through November.

Taylor Area Farmers’ Market Association – Monday and WEdnesday from 3:30pm-6:30pm at 5th Street and Main Street in Taylor.

Travis County Farmers’ Market/Produce Market – Open 7 Days a Week from 8am-6pm in the Spring through October 31 at 6701 Burnet Rd.

Wimberley Farmers’ Market – Thursday year round from 8am-11am at Lions Parking Lot #1, one mile north of the Y on FM 2325.

Austin-area Food Resources:

Austin Foodways – Foodways invites the public to join the monthly presentations at various locations, including local restaurants, culinary schools, farms and in private homes.

Capital Area Food Bank – The mission of the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is to nourish hungry people and lead the community in ending hunger.

Edible Austin has a wonderful list of local Slow Food Resources.

Green Corn Project – An organization that educates and assists Central Texans in growing organic food gardens. GCP serves people with limited access to nutritious, affordable food by partnering with them to build their own gardens at homes, schools, and community centers.

Sustainable Food Center – Creates a food secure community by improving access to local, healthy, and affordable food for children and aduls in Central Texas.

Small Bites, Big Appetites – a collective of small Austin food businesses whose intention is to share information and resources with one another and help each other succeed. They meet once a month to discuss important issues.

Texas Food Resources:

American Grassfed Association – The goal of the association is to promote the grassfed industry through government relations, research, concept marketing and public education.

Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (TOFGA) – Our primary mission is to promote organic agriculture as a sustainable systems approach in the production of food and fiber – a system that protects human and animal health, and preserves the environment.

The Wine and Food Foundation of Texas – Our mission is to connect our members and the general public with the value, creativity and craftsmanship inherently present in the culinary and viticulture arts.

Slow Food Programs:

Renewing America’s Food Traditions (RAFT) – RAFT is a coalition of seven of the most prominent non-profit food, agriculture, conservation, and educational organizations dedicated to rescuing America’s diverse foods and food traditions. The coalition was formalized between January and March of 2004 to support a synergy between these partners and local, tribal, or regional groups of producers in their on-going work of safeguarding and revitalizing authentically American foods.

US Ark of Taste – The US Ark of Taste is a catalog of over 200 delicious foods in danger of extinction. By promoting and eating Ark products we help ensure they remain in production and on our plates.

Edible Austin has a wonderful list of local Slow Food Resources.

Friends of Slow Food Austin:

and then make soup – A local Austin blog about making and sharing good food, anywhere anytime.

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