The Food+City Challenge Prize

The Second Annual Food+City Challenge Prize is an international competition among business start-ups encouraging innovation in the urban food system. Finalists will compete for $50,000 and an incredible package of business startup products and services. 

If you haven't registered yet, you can still do so here.  If you are still on the fence, check out all of the ways you can get involved beyond seeing some of the most innovative food system and supply chain thinkers in the world:

  • Engage with a diverse range of international food entrepreneurs as you explore their booths 

  • Vote online and on-site for People’s Choice

  • Meet Evan Baehr during a Get Backed book signing and then watch the finalists bring his approach to life 

  • Snap a foodie photo at our photo booth

  • Ask questions of last year's finalists Ten Acre Organics, Aspire and Tastebud during their "Food Startup: Lessons Learned" panel hosted by Allison Waddell, Food & Culinary Director for Barnraiser.

  • Indulge in sips and bites from Austin favorites like 512 Brewery, Mmmpanadas, Hat Creek Burgers, Easy Tiger, Austin Java, Honest Tea, Wholy Bagel, Tamale House East, Snap Kitchen and more.

We look forward to seeing you there!