Congratulations to Bola Pizza on their new oven.

Austin Foodshed Investors helps Bola Pizza conquer the state.

Folks all over the state will be seeing more of those white pizza boxes with the big, red “B” on them.  Bola Pizza will be adding 15 HEB stores in Austin, San Antonio and Houston to their current line up of Central Market stores in April.

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Husband and wife team, Christian and Jamie Bowers, have been making delicious wood fired pizzas for years now. After getting their start at local farmer’s markets and catering, folks just couldn’t get enough of their amazing pies. So, they decided to start making frozen pizzas and were quickly selling in Royal Blue Grocery, Wheatsville, Thom’s Market, Fresh Plus and through delivery services like Farmhouse and Greenling. Their growth has been steady and impressive with focus on maintaining quality. When HEB came calling they decided it was time to see if they could get the oven on their wish list.

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Hoppy Hour – Monday 2/1

Our monthly Hoppy Hour at Hopfields is coming up this Monday, the 2nd from 5:30-7:00

 

Come join us for a pint and learn about all the exciting things we’ve been working on over the last year or so. We did not host our monthly get together over the holidays or in January, so we’re excited to get back to Hopfields and enjoy a drink and some great food with friends and colegues. See you there.

National Gathering Videos & Upcoming Events

National GatheringWatch every keynote, every town hall of the 2014 National Gathering – It’s all here

Did you miss this year’s National Gathering in Louisville, KY? Maybe you were there and you were really inspired by one speaker or wish you could remember exactly how Wendell Berry said that amazing one-liner. Well, either way, we’ve got you covered. Go on, let Vandana Shiva give you goosebumps again, let Joel Salatin make you want to strangle Monsanto Execs and cheer for Jim Richardson as he presents. It’s all here.

We have a YouTube Channel here: 2015 National Gathering Videos


Stay Tuned for details about our Spring 2015 Austin event

We are still working on details, but hope to have a date nailed down soon. We have been working on some great things over here and we can’t wait to share them with our supporters, entrepreneurs, investors and the general public. We are hoping to get Woody in to speak with us and we are cultivating a list of great partnerships that we hope to announce over the coming months. Stay tuned.


Volunteers needed for event planning

We have some pretty lofty goals for this spring event, but we are going to need some help getting there. If you would like to help, please just contact us here: info@slowmoneyaustin.org and let us know that you would like to help. We will be looking for help of all kinds, so if you have some energy, ideas or time to lend us it will for sure go to helping our local economy and food system. So contact us today.