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.

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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the brooklyn brewery mash, 3/4/2013 – 3/10/2013

February 19, 2013

In an 11-city tour of the US, Brooklyn Brewery is bundling up some of its favorite events into The Brooklyn Brewery Mash. The Mash will kick off in Austin during SXSW Interactive with parties, a farmers’ market workshop, comedy shows, concerts, pop-up supper clubs, and readings, all featuring delicious Brooklyn Brewery beer. The Mash will [...]

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slow session: artisanal chocolate making, 2/27/2013

February 12, 2013

Date: Wednesday February 27, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Clear Point Wellness, 2001 S. 1st Street, Austin, Texas 78704 RSVP: Please email Chelsea Staires at if you’d like to attend. RSVP not required but ideal. Since it’s February, this month’s Slow Session is of course about chocolate! Steve Lawrence comes to Austin by [...]

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happy hour: hillside farmacy, 2/21/2013

February 11, 2013

Date: Thursday February 21st, 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Hillside Farmacy, 1209 E 11th St, Austin, TX Cost: drinks $5 suggested donation and appetizers under $10 (cash or credit card) Join Slow Food Austin for happy hour at Hillside Farmacy, a deli-style eatery on the eastside that takes “farm fresh” to a whole new [...]

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scholarship opportunity for tofga 2013 conference

January 14, 2013

Slow Food Austin is excited to offer a full scholarship ($200) to the 2013 TOFGA Conference, February 7th – 10th at the Austin Airport Hilton. The Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (TOFGA) is a non-profit organization that provides education and marketing support to the organic and sustainable producers of Texas. TOFGA’s annual conference in Austin [...]

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happy hour: lenoir, 1/17/2013

January 11, 2013

Date: Thursday, January 17, 2013, 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Lenoir, 1807 S. 1st Street, Austin, Texas 78704 Cost: drinks $5 and appetizers under $10 (cash or credit card) Named one of the top five new Austin restaurants of 2012 by Eater and #1 of Fed Man Walking’s list of Austin’s 55 best restaurants, [...]

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beer and cheese pairing with 512 brewing and antonelli’s cheese, 12/13/2012

December 11, 2012

Date: Thursday December 13, 2012 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Location: (512) Brewing Company, 407 Radam, F200, Austin, Texas 78745 (between S. Congress Ave. and S. First St. just south of Ben White (71)). Tickets: This event is SOLD OUT. Please Join Slow Food Austin, (512) Brewing Company and Antonelli’s Cheese Shop for our annual [...]

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happy hour: springdale farm, 11/15/2012

November 8, 2012

Date: Thursday, November 15th, 2012 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Location UPDATE: Springdale Farm, 755 Springdale Road 78702 Cost: $15 at the door (cash or credit cards) Exactly one week before Thanksgiving, come out and show your appreciation for the local farming community with a Third Thursday Happy Hour at Springdale Farm in East Austin. [...]

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