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.

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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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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