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.

young chefs cooking class, 9/7/2013

August 7, 2013

Date: Saturday, September 7th, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Location: Central Market Cooking School, 4001 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, Texas Tickets: $20 per team (one adult and one young chef) purchase online It’s back to school time. Back to Cooking School, that is! We’re offering a Young Chefs Cooking Class at Central Market Cooking School [...]

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2013 snailblazer award

July 23, 2013

Our Snailblazer Award is the highest honor given to recognize individuals that exemplify the Slow Food movement’s ideals of “Good, Clean, and Fair.” In honor of their considerable and distinctive work as organic food activists and pioneers of Austin’s urban farming community, Carol Ann Sayle and Larry Butler of Boggy Creek Farm  received the inaugural [...]

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grub trivia, 7/21/2013

June 21, 2013

Date: Sunday July 21st, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Location: Shoal Crossing Event Center, 8611 N MoPac Expy, Austin, TX 78759 (just south of Hwy 183) Tickets: General Admission – $20 Slow Food members; $25 non-members; Special price for farmers, more info coming soon. PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE Team Registration: up to 6 Person Team $200 [...]

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slow food austin grub trivia: save the date! 7/21/2013

May 10, 2013

Mark your calendars and make room in your bellies! Join Slow Food Austin for its annual event – the first Slow Food Austin Grub Trivia. Test your culinary chops and nom nom knowledge; enjoy a “grub crawl” of tastings from more than a dozen of Austin’s finest restaurants; find some local brews, wines, and spirits [...]

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happy hour: soular food garden, 5/16/2013

May 7, 2013

Date: Thursday, May 16 2013, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Location: 12th Street Soular Food Garden, 1112 E. 12th Street, Austin, TX 78702 Cost: $15 – includes appetizers, beverages and live music (cash or credit card) Join us for May’s third Thursday happy hour at a tree-shaded, family-friendly outdoor space on the eastside — 12th [...]

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farm tour: fruitful hill, 5/11/2013

April 17, 2013

Date: Saturday, May 11, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Location: Fruitful Hill Farm, Bastrop, Texas Tickets: $20, purchase online You’ve seen their eggs around town, now check out where the magic happens! On Saturday, May 11 we’ll visit Fruitful Hill Farm in Bastrop. Your $20 ticket gets fresh produce and their yummy eggs for you [...]

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slow session: canning prep and demo with kate payne, 4/24/2013

April 15, 2013

Date: Wednesday, April 24, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Whole Foods Market at Arbor Trails, 4301 W William Cannon Dr #800 Austin, TX 78749 RSVP: Please RSVP to Chelsea Staires at to attend. Fee: $0 – Slow Sessions are always FREE to attend. Donations are welcome. Central Texas summer bounty will soon be [...]

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happy hour: salt and time, 4/18/2013

April 10, 2013

Date: Thursday, April 18, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Salt and Time, 1912 East 7th Street, #A, Austin, Texas Cost: Cash or credit card donations are accepted to benefit Slow Food Austin programming.  There will also be menu items available for $10 and under. We are excited for April’s Third Thursday Happy Hour at [...]

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scholarship opportunity for 3rd annual foodways texas symposium

March 19, 2013

Scholarship Deadline: Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Slow Food Austin is excited to offer a full scholarship ($280) to the 3rd Annual Foodways Texas Symposium: Our Barbecue, Ourselves. The Symposium will be held in Austin, TX April 4-6. Foodways Texas is an organization founded by scholars, chefs, journalists, restaurateurs, farmers, ranchers, and other citizens of the [...]

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slow session: panel discussion – fair trade in selecting and importing coffee, 3/27/2013

March 18, 2013

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Location: The Buzz Mill, 1505 Town Creek Drive, Austin, Texas 78741 RSVP: Please RSVP to Chelsea Staires at if you’d like to attend. Fee: $0 – Slow Sessions are always FREE to attend! Donations are welcome. We’ve all heard the phrase “fair trade” tossed [...]

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