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Sarah Rowland Benefit May 29, 2008

Posted by Trish in Events, People.
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The benefit fundraiser for Sarah Rowland of Hairston Creek Farm is tonight, starting at 6:30 pm at Barr Mansion (http://www.barrmansion.com/). Austin’s finest chefs will be serving tastings made with locally sourced products from Austin’s farmers’ markets and farms. It will also feature a silent auction showcasing products and services from Austin food and craft artisans and other businesses.

Thank you Joy Peppers, Zhi Teas, Texas Medicinals, Innocent Chocolate, Bark for Peace!, SASS ~ Season ALL Stuff Sauce, Agasweet, Luxe Sweets, Spiceburst, Living Arts, and Eastside Cafe for donating to the silent auction. I know your gifts will help raise the needed funds, and add excitement to the benefit tonight. If you are coming out tonight, and have any questions. Call me @ 512.917.2665. Thanks! – Michelle Cohen

http://www.edibleaustin.com/images/newsletter/sarahrowlandbenefit.pdf 

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Texas State Fair July 26, 2007

Posted by Trish in Events, Marketing.
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Small Bites is trying to get members who are interested in going in on a booth at the Texas State Fair this year. We can sponsor the Food and Fiber Pavilion by reserving the 50ft. space where we could sample all of our yummy Austin products for three weeks! Apparently, over half a million people visit the Food and Fiber pavilion every year, which would be a great way to boost your sales.

 We would sample our products in the “porch” area of the pavilion and then customers could purchase our products through the Go Texan store. Another option is for us to purchase three premium shelves in the Go Texan store for $720 and divide up the space between all of those companies interested. With this option, we wouldn’t have to demo our products, but we would get the visibility. On top of the shelf charge, the Go Texan representative would sell and manage our products for the entire three week period for a 30% commission.

If you are interested in participating in this with us, please let us know immediately because we have to sign up next week! Contact Trish at 970-5808 or comment below. For more information, see the Go Texan site at http://www.gotexan.org/gt/channel/render/items/0,1218,1670_3815_0_3814,00.html.

Austin Wine Festival May 2, 2007

Posted by Trish in Events.
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I just heard that there is an Austin Wine Festival at the end of May. Looks like space is limited for vendors, but read more about it at http://www.austinwinefestival.com.