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Good Food Awards Roadshow Austin

Seedling Projects & Whole Foods

Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 1:30 PM (CDT)

Good Food Awards Roadshow Austin

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Taste Workshop Ended Free $0.00
Panel and Seminar Ended Free $0.00
Individual Dinner Ticket Ended $200.00 $11.99
Table of 10 Ended $1,900.00 $76.95

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Event Details

Please join us for one or all events on the first stop in the national Good Food Awards Roadshow, celebrating the local food producers who are pushing the envelop in both taste and responsible production.  Space is limited and reservations are highly recommended.


Taste Workshop with Confituras

Location: Whole Foods Market: Lamar Blvd.

1:30 – 3:00 PM


More than a cooking demo, this interactive workshop will be led by Stephanie McClenny, owner of Confituras, Austin’s first Good Food Award winner. Come for a guided tasting and peek into her tricks of the trade, and learn to identify the characteristics that make these preserves stand out both in taste and green production practices. Also hear from the farmer and beekeeper who are part of the ‘food community’ for these winning preserves. 

Bringing Your Product to Market Panel


Location: Whole Foods Market: Lamar Blvd.

4:00 – 6:00 PM


The path from great cook to successful food entrepreneur is not always easy to navigate. This panel is open to all local food entrepreneurs looking to learn how to build a business that is tasty, authentic, responsible and financially sustainable. Come hear from a diverse group of panelists who will share the full range of perspectives, from retail to producer to co-packer to e-commerce. Reception with Good Food Award-winning food and drink to follow.


Panelists Include:

Producer: Stephanie McClenny, Owner of Confituras

Retailer: Chris Romano, Whole Foods Regional Produce Coordinator

Farmers Markets: Suzanne Santos, Market Director of The Sustainable Food Center

Co-Packer: Case Fischer, Owner of Fischer Wiser

Moderator: Amanda Oborne, FoodHub Sales & Marketing Director


Good Food Awards Dinner

Hudson's on the Bend

3509 Ranch Road 620N

Austin, TX 78734

The Good Food Awards were created as a non profit project to redefine “good food” to include taste, authenticity and responsible production. In its first year, Alice Waters presented 64 winners from 26 states with the honor, including Austin's own Stephanie McClenny of Confituras. The dinner will showcase Confituras and other Good Food Award winners from the South, with proceeds  benefiting fire relief efforts on Texas's sustainable farms and growth of the Good Food Awards in the South.

Have questions about Good Food Awards Roadshow Austin? Contact Seedling Projects & Whole Foods


Seedling Projects & Whole Foods

Seedling Projects is a 'do tank' for the food movement, transforming ideas into action. The Good Food Awards are a non profit project of Seedling Projects, celebrating the kind of food we all want to eat: tasty, authentic and responsibly produced. We grant awards to outstanding American food producers and the farmers who provide their ingredients. 

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