Central Texas Food Friendly Events

green home
Walk, run and eat! Take a tour of San Antonio’s green homes or run a 5k for some great charities in Austin. Either way, keep eating that delicious local and sustainable food!
[AUSTIN] Caleb 5 k
-Saturday, July 13th 7:30 am
-$12-$20
-Shoreline Church, 15201 Burnet Rd, 78728
Join us as we run, walk, or crawl 5 kilometers for 5 charities. The Caleb Foundation is dedicated to helping children and youth discover their self-worth and achieve their purpose through education, health services, life skills and character development. The mission of the Caleb 5K Run is to celebrate life, connect with our community and run for a cause greater than ourselves. Look for the banana car and Greenling booth!
[AUSTIN] Trailer Food Tuesdays + Weekend Editions
-Saturday, July 13th 5pm
-Free + price of Food Truck goodies you pick
-Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W Riverside Dr 78704
Sample the delicious food trucks of Austin in one convenient location.  Bring your picnic blanket and an appetite, because 8-10 trucks will be rolling onto the City Terrace fronting the Long Center of the Performing Arts with the scenic city skyline. Family-friendly entertainment and music will be provided.
 [AUSTIN] Summertime Tequila Fiesta with Lucinda Hutson!
-Saturday, July 13th 1pm – 4pm
-Free
-Santa Rita Tex-Mex Cantina, 1206 W. 38th St. 78705

Join Lucinda Hutson, tequila afcionada, and Nationally acclaimed author of ¡VIVA TEQUILA! For a book signing. Sip her famous El Jimador punch and Savor some of Herradura’s finest tequila! Complimentary punch and select appetizers to the first 100 people.

[AUSTIN] Slow Food Trivia Grub 
-Sunday, July 21st, 12 pm – 4 pm
-$25 per person, $200 per team
-Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W Riverside Dr 78704
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 twenty of Austin’s finest restaurants and artisans; find some local brews, wines, and spirits on the bar menu where drinks will be happy hour-priced; win raffle prizes, from many local businesses and watch a raucous halftime show with a hog butchering demo by Salt and Time and live auction of the cuts with auctioneer Peter Remington.
[SAN ANTONIO] Green Home Tour
-Saturday, July 13th 10 am – 4 pm
-$20
-various locations around San Antonio
Go inside to see first hand what is happening in the world of green building right now! You will have the chance to explore these energy efficient homes with the builders and vendors on hand to answer your questions about how these homes were built, and how they perform.

About Sarah

Sarah grew up in beautiful Austin, Texas with an appetite for all things delicious. She spent her early years joyfully baking and cooking and soon realized her favorite part about food was sharing it. She has stayed active in the local food movement from volunteering with non-profits to supporting local farms to getting her hands dirty building community gardens. Other than cooking, eating, and talking about food, Sarah also enjoys music of all kinds, the outdoors in general, and wine.