Black Owned Businesses to Support in Austin, TX
In support of the #BlackLivesMatter movement, we’ve compiled a list of local black-owned culinary businesses in Austin. By supporting these businesses, funds can circulate through black communities. Additionally, this support aids to rip down a board from the systemic racism fence. Donations to any of the resources on the National Resources List, George Floyd campaign, or NAACP are also a great way to support the movement. Additionally, you can sign George Floyd’s Petition.
Here’s a list of black-owned businesses in Austin to support below!
Food Trucks & Trailers
- Located East of the South Congress area, Burgerlicious offers a selection of vegan burgers.
- Brown’s BBQ is currently undergoing a deep and stringent cleaning and sanitation process while temporarily closed during COVID-19. They will be re-opening soon, ready to safely serve you. Find news on the re-opening on their Facebook.
- Da Boot Poboys on Cesar Chavez is a little taste of Louisiana.
- Island Fork is flavorful food from the Caribbean to your plate.
- BBQ tastes the best when it comes from a food truck! Kinfolk BBQ is here to serve up Austin. Find them on Facebook!
- Anythings Baked Potato is here because potatoes are delicious in every shape and form.
- Sassy’s Vegetarian Soul Food is another veggie option, letting you get your soul food fix.
Planning a summer event? Order catering services from these guys!
- 3 Small Plates has it all. They cater international foods, spicing up your next family gathering.
- The Black Vegan Company caters vegan food. Also, they offer cooking classes and grocery store tours, aiding those who wish to stick with a vegan lifestyle.
- For the BBQ lovers, Crimson Creek BBQ caters and sells boxed lunches so you don’t have to settle for a sandwich for lunch.
Black-Owned Grocers and Food Products
- Christen’s Gourmet Pralines are delicious and offer online ordering exclusively.
- Davis BBQ and Grocery in Taylor has been serving up goodness since 1994.
- Dia’s Market is a quaint little cafe with unique grocery products.
- Gracy’s Microgreens is a company that sells microgreens at the Sustainable Food Center’s Sunset Valley Farmers Market.
- Kitchun offers a variety of tasty grain-free products, such as granola bars.
- Me and The Bees has been in “buzzness” for the past ten years. This business sells eco-friendly lemonade and was founded by the now 15-yead-old entrepreneur, Mikaila Ulmer.
In order to be more conscious about financial consumerism and close the racial wealth gap, consider these black-owned businesses. If you’re hungry for one of the foods above, you can actively support the local economy, the Black Lives Matter movement and celebrate black culture by paying them a visit.
APPSPIRE.me dedicates this list in remembrance of George Floyd and those who have lost their lives to police violence in America.