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Learn more about local farmers, Austin’s food world at Edible Austin’s sixth annual Children’s Picnic

Addie Broyles

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.

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.