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  • Wake Up! CPG Conversations over Coffee Thursday, February 24th, 8:30 am - 10:30 am REGISTER
  • Expo West Happy Hour! Wednesday, March 10th 5:00pm - 6:00pm Rythym Superfoods Booth #5518 REGISTER
  • Wake Up! CPG & Live Podcast with Jason Karp Tuesday, March 15th, 2022 08:30am – 11:00am REGISTER
  • SXSW 2022: Conference on Food Resilience, Equity and Access (CFRAE) Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 1:00 PM SXSW HQ 1400 Lavaca Street - Austin, TX 78701 REGISTER

Wake Up! CPG Conversations over Coffee

Austin CPG brands, retailers, service providers, and local enthusiasts should join us for a lively discussion about the CPG scene and helping each other grow our businesses.

Wake Up! is hosted by Texas-Boxed, with generous sponsorship from Egan Nelson ( and the Silicon Hills Lawyer blog ( and Dell for Entrepreneurs (Dell)
Wake Up! ATX CPG Community coffee meetup
Thursday February 24th 8:30am – 10:30am
Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden
121 Pickle Rd Ste 111, Austin, Texas 78704

Expo West Happy Hour

We can't wait to see you and celebrate with you at Expo West! Come hang with the SKU and DFW CPG teams for a happy hour on March 10th at 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM at the Rhythm Superfoods Booth #5518.
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Expo West Happy Hour!
Wednesday, March 10th 
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Rythym Superfoods Booth #5518

Wake Up! CPG & Live Podcast with Jason Karp

Wake Up! CPG is the premier community meetup and The Consumer VC is the leading business podcast for investors and startups in the Consumer space..
The Consumer VC Presents:
Wake Up! CPG & Live Podcast with Jason Karp
Tuesday, March 15th, 2022 08:30am – 11:00am

SXSW 2022: Conference on Food Resilience, Equity and Access (CFRAE)

Culinary Restoration: Decolonizing the Food Business

This panel focuses on the challenges of removing supremacist cultural practices from their companies in order to create innovative and culturally competent and aware companies, reflective of their heritage.

Joi Chevalier, The Cook's Nook; Eddie Hill, The Collaboratory; Adrian Lipscombe, 40 Acres Project; David Thomas, H3irloom Food Group; Tonya Thomas, H3irloom Food Group

Coming to A Neighborhood Near You: Changing Food Access through Mobility

Some of the discussion will include: the relationship between transportation and mobility to food; the vital need for multiple types of food access, layering types of access; the important societal need for unseen communities to have such visible food experiences.

Kacey Hansen, UT-Dell Medical Center; Ashton Cumberbatch, Equidad ATX; Lisa Barden, Keep Austin Fed; Andrea Abel, Farmshare Austin

Sustaining A Community: Direct Stories on Creating Equitable Food Access Every Day

Discussion will walk us through the challenges and work of providing food access to a targeted, core population, day in and day out.

Dr. Karen Magid, Huston-Tillotson University; Phyllis Everette, Saffron Women's Trust; Dr. Rosamaria Murillo, El Buen Samaritano; Kate Taylor, Center for Survivors of Torture

Everything Old Is (Not) New Again: Black Farm Legacies

Discussion includes a small panel of food entrepreneurs, community leaders, growers, and farmers discussing Black Farm Legacies.

Adrian Lipscombe, 40 Acres Project; Karen Washington, Rise & Root Farm; Jane Taylor, Green Thumb Farming.

This event is free and open to the public with registration, both in-person in Austin, and virtually through our livestream. Hurry though, space for all events is extremely limited.

More SXSW 2022 Food Events HERE.

SXSW 2022: Conference on Food Resilience, Equity and Access (CFRAE)
Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 1:00 PM
1400 Lavaca Street - Austin, TX 78701

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