Join us at SXSW

Refresh at SXSW
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Google Fiber, 201 Colorado St, Austin, TX 78701

The Refresh Working Group, Google, and Swell Creative Group are excited to announce a day of food activations, discussions, and cooking demonstrations. Join us at SXSW to explore how AI is transforming the entire food system!

Tentative Schedule [Subject to Change]

10:00 am-5:00 pm
All-Day Activations with Austin-Based Food Experts & Refresh Working Group Members
Nachos and guacamole from Siete Family Foods
Edible insects from Little Herds
Fresh juice from Jugo
Plant-based treats from New Barn
Interactive demonstrations with FARMWAVE
Fresh produce from our Farmers’ Market
And more!

10:30-11:15 am
Panel: Alternative Narratives of Women and Technology in the Food System
The past, present, and future of female entrepreneurs in the food system.

Panelists:
Amy Wu, Journalist and Filmmaker, From Farms to Incubators
Audra Mulkern, Documentary Filmmaker, The Female Farmer Project
Karen Washington, Rise & Root Farm
Kate Cox, New Food Economy
Vianney Rodriguez, Austin-based Food Blogger

Moderator: Danielle Nierenberg, Food Tank

11:30 am-12:00 pm
Film Screening of From Farms to Incubators

2:15-3:00 pm
Panel: Market Access and Food Access: Key Ingredients for a Healthy Community
A discussion about how emerging technologies are transforming food distribution.

Panelists:
Michelle Miller, University of Wisconsin Center for Integrated Agriculture Systems
Joi Chevalier, Cook’s Nook
Ben Worley, Agrisource Data
Jasmine Crowe, GoodR

Moderator: Mayukh Sen, James-Beard Award Winning Independent Food & Culture Writer

3:00-4:00 pm
Food Demos by Famous Local Chefs

MC: Chef Michel Nischan, Wholesome Wave

4:00-4:55 pm
Panel: Chefs’ Perspectives on Food Waste and Sustainability
Three chefs, three initiatives for nutritious, climate-friendly food and a healthier world.

Panelists:
Chef Michel Nischan, Wholesome Wave
Chef Anthony Myint, The Perennial/Healthy Soil Guide
Chef Roshara Sanders

Moderator: Addie Broyles, Food Writer for Austin American Statesman  

Diana Huang
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