happy hour: mongers market + kitchen, 5/17/2018

Date: Thursday, May 17th 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Mongers Market + Kitchen, 2401 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702
RSVP: See the Facebook event
Cost: $10 suggested donation payable via cash or credit card

For our May happy hour, join us at Mongers Market + Kitchen for Gulf seafood, beer, wine, and sangria. Celebrate this last month of spring while exploring their happy hour menu. Donations will benefit Slow Food Austin and our Scholarship Program.

happy hour: suerte, 4/19/2018

Date: Thursday, April 19th 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Suerte, 1800 East 6th Street, Austin, Texas 78702
RSVP: See the Facebook event
Cost: $10 suggested donation payable via cash or credit card

Our April happy hour will be at the newly-opened Suerte where they’re combining local ingredients with flavors of Mexico. Join us this third Thursday to explore their cocktail menu or enjoy wine or local beer, and welcome them to our food community. Donations will support Slow Food Austin and our Scholarship program.

farm tour: la flaca, 3/3/2018

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.

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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 opportunity for the 2018 tofga conference

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 (rita@slowfoodaustin.org)

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happy hour: confituras little kitchen, 1/18/2018

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

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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

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

 

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Join us on Thursday December 14th for our Annual Beer and Cheese Tasting Event with (512) Brewing Company and Antonelli’s Cheese ShopEasy Tiger breads and other accompaniments will be served with 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.

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

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

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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 cookbook author, has written and spoken extensively on how these invasive species translate into sustainable, delicious protein. For November’s Slow Session, we will gather on the back patio of Dai Due, where Jesse will explain the history and physiology of hunting, butchering and serving wild hog. He will also serve up samples of wild hog preparations, and an abbreviated drink menu will be available as well.

Note: In the case of inclement weather, this outdoor event will be rescheduled.

If no spots remain, email veronica@slowfoodaustin.org to be added to the waiting list.

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

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 Darlin’ where they’re supporting our local farms with ingredients for their menu. Kids are welcome with adults, and dogs can join the fun on the patio too. The $10 suggested donation will support Slow Food Austin programming including our Scholarship Program.

happy hour: atx cocina, 9/21/2017

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 good idea. Join us this third Thursday at ATX Cocina for a modern approach to Mexican cuisine and cocktails. All funds raised at our September happy hour will benefit the Texas Farmer Rancher Disaster Relief Fund. Funds raised through this campaign will help farmers and ranchers rebuilding from damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. Let’s support our area farms and this new Austin restaurant by coming together for happy hour.

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

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 farmer, consumer, chef, local foods business owner, or nonprofit advocate, you will find useful information and tools to help support the growth of the local and sustainable food movement.

Highlights of the conference will be in depth pre-conference workshops, top speakers, on-farm dinner, networking with like-minded individuals, and a keynote speaker, Fred Kirschenmann.

For additional information about the conference, please visit the Farm & Ranch Freedom Alliance website.  The scholarship will cover the ticket for the conference, the On-Farm Dinner, and a travel stipend of $250. For an opportunity to win this scholarship, please submit the application below. The deadline for submission is Friday, September 8th, 2017. 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 (rita@slowfoodaustin.org)

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