This year’s sip-and-stroll event features delicious bites from the best Austin chefs who are dedicated to sourcing local and sustainable food from Central Texas farmers. At Farm to Plate, guests will get a taste of the best cuisine Austin has to offer on the beautiful indoor/outdoor grounds of Barr Mansion in East Austin.
The Sustainable Food Center is a Central Texas-based nonprofit organization and 100% of the proceeds from Farm to Plate benefit Sustainable Food Center and SFC programs that cultivate a healthy community by strengthening the local food system and improving access to nutritious, affordable food.
Beverages and Cocktails
Guest will also enjoy artisan cocktails, local wines and craft beers / On-site screen printing from Kong / Taste the Place – SFC Farmers’ Market samples / Live Portrait Painting by Franco Mondini-Ruiz / Music from DJ Gatsby and Bridgid Bibbens / Photo booth by Amurica TX / Silent auction featuring getaways and culinary experiences / Sustainable Food Changemaker Award Ceremony.
The VIP Experience:
All VIP guests will enjoy an exclusive hour with the Chefs from 6pm-7pm, giving you first taste of all the delicious bites available, as well as VIP parking.
All VIP guests will also enjoy dedicated seating during our program, with a bottle of sparkling wine.
One $500 VIP ticket provides enough seeds to start 20 school gardens, connecting children with the joy of growing their own food and the lasting knowledge of where their food comes from.
General Admission (GA):
From 6pm-7pm all GA guests will enjoy passed appetizers on the great lawn, as well as fun interactive activities and lounge areas before the program begins. GA Table guests will enjoy dedicated seating during our program, while GA ticket holders will have access to standing cocktail tables.
After the program, all GA and VIP guests will have open access to the Ballroom and Farmstead to enjoy bites and drinks from our full line-up of incredible Chefs.
One $300 General Admission ticket provides Double Dollar benefits for 10 families, doubling the amount of fresh fruits and vegetables they can put on their tables at home.
One $2,500 General Admission table provides enough food and supplies for 5 free 6-week cooking and nutrition education class series, helping hundreds of families develop the skills they need to cook affordable and healthy meals.
One $5,000 VIP table provides enough funds for an entire year of educational activities at the SFC Farmers’ Markets, increasing awareness in the Austin community about the benefits of eating healthy food and supporting local agriculture.
From exclusive chef’s dinners and festival tickets to excursions and overnight getaways, the silent auction will have something for everyone. Once the auction is live, you’ll browse through the categories in the menu to the left and find that special something just for you.
Can’t make it to Farm to Plate but still want to support SFC in Central Texas? You may still bid on silent auction items or submit a donation. Bidding closes on May 9th at 9:30pm.
SFC goal is to envision a food secure community where all children and adults grow, share and prepare healthy local food. For more information about SFC and their programs, please visit sustainablefoodcenter.org.