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: 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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slow session: holiday cooking and baking traditions potluck, 11/14/2012

November 6, 2012

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2012,  6:30 – 8:30 pm Location: Clear Point Wellness, 2001 S. 1st Street, Austin, Texas 78704 RSVP: Not required but helpful. Please email Chelsea Staires at chelsea@slowfoodaustin.org. In the US, and especially here in central Texas, there is perhaps no time more brimming with culinary tradition than the holidays.  If you’re [...]

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farm tour: tecolote farm, 11/3/2012

October 23, 2012

Date: Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Location: Tecolote Farm, Manor, Texas Tickets: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED We’re wrapping up our Fall Farm Tour season with a visit to Tecolote Farm! Tecolote, just 13 miles east of the capitol, has the longest-running CSA (community supported agriculture) program in Texas and was [...]

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food day farm tour and dinner

October 15, 2012

Date: — POSTPONED –  Tuesday, October 23rd 2012, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Location: Urban Patchwork Neighborhood Farm Tickets: purchase online **Thanks everyone for your excitement and support! To make this the best farm dinner experience possible, we’re postponing the event. Please stay tuned for a new date to mark on your calendar!** Because everything [...]

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happy hour: pine street station, 10/18/2012

October 15, 2012

Date: Thursday, October 18th 2012, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Location: Pine Street Station, 1101 E. 5th Street, Austin, Texas 78702 Please join us for our monthly happy hour at one of East Austin’s most charming spaces, Pine Street Station (home of the HOPE Farmer’s Market). Enjoy a taste of the season with appetizers created [...]

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slow session: discussion with the city of austin’s sustainable food policy board, 10/10/2012

October 2, 2012

Date: Wednesday, October 10th, 2012, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Location: Palm Square Community Center, 100 N Interstate 35, #1000, Austin, TX 78701, Suite 1000 (The entrance to this conference room can be accessed from the north side of the building; however, all attendees will need to check in at the security desk which is [...]

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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 chelsea@slowfoodaustin.org 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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