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.

farm tour: phoenix farms, 10/7/2012

September 24, 2012

Date: Sunday, October 7th, 2012, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Location: Phoenix Farms, Bastrop, Texas Tickets: $25.00 purchase online The dog days are over and farm tours are back! Join us to for a look at one of our area’s newest sustainable farms. We’ll learn about the Heath family and their practices including worm composting [...]

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happy hour: whip in 9/20/12

September 18, 2012

Date: Thursday, September 20th, 2012 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Whip In, 1950 Interstate 35 Frontage Road, Austin, TX 78704 Slow Food Austin will host our Third Thursday Happy Hour at the newly-renovated Whip In.  The happy hour will include locally sourced appetizers prepared by Chef Martine Pelegrin, along with wine selections and a [...]

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slow session: reducing waste in shopping and cooking with in.gredients

September 10, 2012

Date: Wednesday, September 19 2012, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Location: in.gredients packaging free grocery store, 2610 Manor Road Austin, TX 78722 RSVP: Please email Chelsea Staires at Austin’s new in.gredients is the country’s first packaging-free grocery store.  Come learn about what low to no waste grocery shopping is and talk with us and [...]

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second annual quiz bowl

August 23, 2012

Our second annual Quiz Bowl was a huge success, and we couldn’t have done it without our many sponsors, participating teams, volunteers, collaborators, and the whole Slow Food Austin board. We’d like thank all the businesses and individuals involved in making this such a great event:   Addie Broyles Richard Reininger, Videographer Daniella Floeter Designs [...]

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young chef cooking class recipes

August 16, 2012

This summer, Slow Food Austin partnered with Central Market to offer the Young Chef Cooking Class Series which introduced seven to twelve year olds to kitchen fundamentals like shopping, prepping, cooking, and cleaning up. For each of our three classes, the Young Chefs prepared simple, nutritious, and tasty one-pot meals. We had a great time [...]

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slow session: screening of farmaggedon with post-film discussion, 8/15/2012

August 8, 2012

Date: Wednesday, August 15, 2012, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Location: The RGK Center at the LBJ Library on the UT campus (parking info provided with RSVP) RSVP: Please email Chelsea Staires at Americans’ right to access fresh, healthy foods of their choice is under attack. Farmageddon tells the story of small, family farms [...]

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young chef cooking class series, 8/11/2012

August 7, 2012

Date: Saturday August, 11, 2012, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (second class) Location: Central Market Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar Blvd. Austin, Texas 78756 Tickets: THIS CLASS IS SOLD-OUT Do you know a tween who loves to cook or wants to learn to cook? Central Market and Slow Food Austin have partnered to offer the [...]

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annual event, quizbowl, 08/12/2012

July 26, 2012

Date: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 12:00 pm  – 4:00 pm Location: The Highball, 1142 South Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78704 Tickets: $25, which includes the restaurant nibbles, happy hour priced drinks, and the most fun you’ll have all summer. Purchase tickets online. On Sunday August 12th from 12-4pm, Slow Food Austin will host the 2nd [...]

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happy hour: swift’s attic, 7/19/2012

July 17, 2012

Date: Thursday, July 19, 2012 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Location: Swift’s Attic, 315 Congress, Austin, Texas 78701 Please join Slow Food Austin at our monthly happy hour at one of the hottest new restaurants in town, Swift’s Attic “where culinary artistry flies unfettered.” Come sneak a peak at Austin’s first “Gastroclub” while munching on [...]

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bristol bay salmon dinner, 7/24/2012

July 12, 2012

Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 7:00 pm Location: TRACE Restaurant at the W Hotel, 200 Lavaca Street, Austin, Texas 78701 Tickets: $65 for members; $75 for non-members. Purchase tickets here. On Tuesday July 24th, Slow Food Austin will host a special Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon Dinner and a documentary screening in conjunction with Chef’s Collaborative’s “Save [...]

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