Food & Culture Event


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Issue Television presents a screening of their new documentary film/TV Pilot EAT UP AUSTIN at the Sustainable Food Center, followed by a discussion on food and culture in media on June 22, 2018. Small bites and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided. All ages welcome, FREE w/RVSP! Doors open at 6pm Screening begins at 7pm Panel Discussion at 8pm

ABOUT THE FILM In the film, Jane Ko, Austin’s top food blogger hosts our journey between farm to table with innovative chefs, urban farms, and more across the city. In this episode, we follow two ingredients through Austin: goat’s milk and honey.

We will meet with an urban farmer, Francesca Hernandez, the owner of Whirlaway Farms and try pizza at Bufalina with fresh-made goat’s cheese sourced from her farm. Then we go to the Sustainable Food Center, and meet resident beekeeper Tara Chapman who also owns Two Hives Honey before finally cooling off with some honey brewed beverages, or craft mead, at Meridian Hive.

DISCUSSION Following the screening we will discuss Food and Culture in Media today with the following guest speakers: Jane Ko, blogger at “A Taste of KoKo” Dawn Weston, Associate Publisher at Edible Austin Joy Casnovsky, Deputy Director at the Sustainable Food Center.