On Saturday Oct. 24th, Slow Food Austin will host the third annual Feast in the Field fundraiser at Green Gate Farms. The event will benefit the Austin Discovery School, a local elementary school that teaches children to garden outdoors. Jesse Bloom and Ecstatic Cuisine will cook a multi-course, gourmet dinner using local produce and meats from Green Gate Farms for the event.
Slow Food is an international, member-supported, non-profit organization that works to promote biodiversity in our food supply, gastronomic education in our communities and facilitate connections between ethical and delicious food producers and co-producers. Slow Food seeks to help people rediscover excellent food and better understand where their food comes from, who makes it and how it’s made.
The organization has chapters in every major city throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Brazil, Singapore, Australia, Japan and many other countries.
Slow Food organizes fairs, markets and events locally and internationally to showcase products of excellent gastronomic quality and to offer discerning consumers the opportunity to meet producers.