Upcoming Local Food Happenings

Blanco Lavender Festival7th Annual Blanco Lavender Festival
-Fri., June 10 – Sun. June 12
Blanco Square, 78606 [Blanco, TX]


Visit beautiful Blanco in the heart of the Texas Hill Country for the 7th annual Blanco Lavender Festival. A Lavender Market will be held on the grounds of the Old Blanco County Courthouse featuring arts and crafts and local lavender products. Live music, Texas Wines, Local Beer, Specialty Food Vendors and MORE!

Check out free tours of local lavender farms where you will experience the beauty of lavender in the fields and the unique vision of each farmer.

Friday Noon to 6 PM / Saturday 10 AM to 8 PM / Sunday 10 AM to 4 PM
More festival info


Old Truck. New Farm! Film ScreeningSlow Session: Old Truck. New Farm! – Film Screening
-Monday, June 13
-7pm – 9pm
-Swoop House – 3012 Gonzales St. , 78762 [Austin]

Slow Food and Austin Urban Gardens invite you to the special summer screening of the whimsical and educational documentary Old Truck. New Farm!

Enjoy the summer evening outside with local farm finger foods, cold drinks, and what the Huffington Post is calling “the coolest urban agriculture project around.” Old Truck. New Farm! a new documentary from the filmmakers behind the award-winning King Corn, tells the story of a new generation of American farmers. Using green roof technology and heirloom seeds, filmmaker Ian Cheney plants a vegetable garden on the only piece of land he’s got: his grandad’s old pickup. Blending serious exposition with serious silliness, Truck Farm entreats viewers to ponder the future of urban farming, and to consider whether sustainability needs a dose of whimsy to be truly sustainable.

Film will begin when the sun goes down and the breeze kicks in, so please bring your own seating, be it a blanket, lawn chair or friend. Space is limited so please RSVP to anneh AT slowfoodaustin.org 

Sustainable Food Center Farmer's Markets - Taste of Summer DaySFC Farmer’s Market – Taste of Summer Day
-Sat, June 11, 9am – 1pm
-Sunset Valley (Toney Burger Center) & Downtown locations (Republic Square Park)

The SFC farmer’s market Summer Fruit & Veggie Fest continues this week with Taste of Summer Day!

Come to a local chef’s demo at 9:30 a.m- executive chef Anthony Alejandro, of Tacos & Tequila will do a demonstration at the downtown market and Eric McFrazier of Pasta & Co. will be at Sunset Valley.

Also, visit our “Taste the Place” tent and enjoy free music all morning long!

SFC Farmer’s Market info


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