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April 9, 2010, Food

East Austin Urban Farm Tour

Sunday, April 11, 1-5pm

Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door; buy them at Boggy Creek Farm, Eastside Cafe, or Proceeds benefit the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance (, a nonprofit that speaks out about issues of importance to small farmers and ranchers. In addition to farm tours, local chefs will be serving samples of dishes made from each farm's produce, while area vintners, brewers, distillers, and tea importers will provide drink samples.

Boggy Creek Farm

Chefs: Deegan McClung of Jeffrey's, Beth Pav of Cooking by Design

Drinks: Zhi Tea, Treaty Oak Platinum Rum, Graham's Texas Tea

Rain Lily Farm

Chefs: James Holmes of Olivia, Sonya Cote of East Side Show Room, Bryce Gilmore of Odd Duck Farm to Trailer

Drinks: Zhi Tea, Pedernales Cellars

HausBar Farm

Chefs: Elaine Martin of Eastside Cafe, Barrie Cullinan of Word on Food

Drinks: Dripping Springs Vodka, Paula's Texas Orange, Zhi Tea

Music: Bill Carter and Stephen Doster

Springdale Farm

Chefs: Jesse Griffiths of Dai Due, Ben Willcott of Texas French Bread

Drinks: Live Oak Brewery, Zhi Tea

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