As a family-owned and locally-operated triple bottom line business, we tend to think of ourselves as one big family. This “family portrait” was taken at our recent monthly team meeting. We sure are glad to be the ones making sure every trip you make to in.gredients – to support a small business and help build a stronger local food system – is a positive one. Come say hi and get to know some of the new faces on the team!
October is National Fair Trade Month, so we’re highlighting the products we source from the good folks at Equal Exchange, pioneers in Fair Trade since the 1980s. New in-store this month are their organic chocolate bars, 70% dark organic chocolate chips, “transitional” tamari almonds (meaning they’re in the process of transitioning to organic certification), and a very special coffee of the month called Bird of Paradise.
Organic Chocolate Bars: $3.99 (Save $.40)
Organic 70% Dark Chocolate Chips: $7.99/lb (Save $0.90/lb) Transitional Raw Almonds: $6.59/lb (Save $1.20/lb)
Organic Dried Pineapple: $10.19/lb (Save $1.00/lb) Transitional Tamari Almonds: $9.55/lb (Save $1.00/lb) Bird of Paradise Coffee of the Month: $11.59/lb All Month
Dos Lunas makes some of the healthiest and most delicious cheese in Austin. Aged for the minimum 60 days to meet raw cheese guidelines, this cheese is good for your gut and even better for your taste buds. Come by during happy hour and try some for yourself.
Geeks Who Drink Trivia
Thursday, October 9th at 7pm
Come compete with your friends and neighbors for some coveted prizes (including $25 and $10 store credit for first and second place, respectively). This is a free and open event but please note that the content is not intended for children.
Friday Night Porch Residency
w/ Brand New Key Friday, October 10th from 7-9pm
If there’s a band that really knows how to get our porch cooking on a Friday night, it’s Brand New Key. Their unique folk/stomp/bluegrass sound is sure to warm your heart and get you moving. We love ’em so much, they’re playing every Friday during the month of October.
Upcoming Events Mon-Wed (6th-8th): SXSWEco at Austin Convention Center Every Friday in October, 7-9pm: Porch Residency w/ Brand New Key
Fri, Oct 31, 6-10pm: HALLOWEEN HOEDOWN w/ Brand New Key and Friends
Send us a message if you’d like to plan an event here – we’re a great spot to host your next happy hour, meeting, or birthday party.
Promotions and News
Wine of the Week: Armadillo’s Leap 2013 Viognier
Armadillo’s Leap 2013 Viognier: From Pedernales Cellars, the winery who brought us the award winning Viognier we have on tap, comes their special bottled table wine from 2013. With the heat still holding on it’s only natural to want a cool summer sipper and this delivers with it’s nice crisp taste. We’ll have it available by the glass as well as discounted by the bottle.