Through the Lens: 4th Annual Fais Do-Do and Gumbo Cook Off

By Beverly Perez

Live music, delicious food and lovely weather made Saturday, Feb. 27, a perfect day to celebrate Cajun culture and local farmers. With 13 contestants competing for the coveted title of Gumbo Champion, many people attended the 4th Annual Fais Do-Do and Gumbo Cook Off Fundraiser to taste and vote for their favorite gumbo at Rain Lily Farm. All proceeds from the event benefited Urban Roots, a local non-profit providing Austin’s youth community sustainable agriculture and healthy lifestyles. This year, judges declared Tried and Troux the Gumbo Champion as Ay Yi Yie took the people's choice title.