Edible Austin is bringing back its popular Children’s Picnic: A Real Food Fair from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 8, at Rosewood Park, 2300 Rosewood Ave.

Edible Austin’s popular Children’s Picnic is returning for the sixth year on April 8 at Rosewood Park. Contributed by Edible Austin.

The free event brings together dozen’s of the city’s most vibrant food organizations, businesses and entrepreneurs. Families bring blankets and picnics to enjoy an afternoon meeting farmers and food vendors, listening to live music and playing games with other people who love food.

With yoga, music from Bob Appel, stories from the Austin Public Library, it will be an idyllic scene, to be sure. Nonprofits that will be in attendance include Central Texas Food Bank, Green Corn Project, Urban Roots and Fresh Chef’s Society. The event is sponsored by Flyrite Chicken, Integrity Academy, Whole Foods Market and Fair Market.

Edible Austin’s Children’s Picnic always features lots of family friend activities. Contributed by Edible Austin.

Food and family fun are the focus of Edible Austin’s Children’s Picnic, which this year is taking place on April 8. Contributed by Edible Austin.