Help Central Texas farmers

Our Central Texas farmers need our help now more than ever during this month of devastating weather. While farming in the fertile river bottoms normally brings beautiful vegetables and provides lush grasses for the animals, incessant rain brings flooding that washes away crops, infrastructure and topsoil. Little sunlight delays development of crops. (photo above courtesy of Bernhardts Farm, Alex […]

Why Visit a Trusted Market?

Why is it important to visit a Farmers’ Market that you trust? What’s the deal with growing locally, sustainably, chemically, organically? Our practices are an extension of our farmers’ and ranchers’ practices. Bringing clarity and transparency to what you buy at the market is our top priority. Our policies are strict as the only producer-only verified […]

Market Recipe: Spicy Squash Bisque

Spicy Squash Bisque Personal Chef Maggie Perkins, Notes from Maggie’s Farm With long summers, and mild autumns, you’ll often find summer and winter squashes peacefully cohabitating, side by side, on Texas farmers’ market tables. We’ve used patty pan squash from Johnson’s Backyard Garden for this particular version, prepared at the Cedar Park and Mueller Farmers’ Markets, […]

Send a farmer to the Austin Fermentation Festival Afterparty on November 15

Send a farmer to the Austin Fermentation Festival Afterparty on November 15 Our farmers work hard to grow nutritious produce for our tables and often don’t have a lot of disposable income for parties and events. Support your local farmers by putting up a ticket or two for them to attend this farm to plate dinner […]