VENDOR SPOTLIGHT: ELGIN MEADERY

Elgin Meadery is owned and operated by Micah and Michelle Erwin, who share a passion for mead and a commitment to staying connected to and supporting local food systems. Humans began making mead (also referred to as honey wine) before the dawn of civilization. Mead made from harvested wild honey was consumed by hunter-gatherers long […]

VENDOR SPOTLIGHT: HONEY PRODUCERS

Did you know that September is National Honey Month? This annual celebration of the beekeeping industry, and the many beneficial properties of honey, is a sweet reason to celebrate the two amazing honey producers that sell at our markets! Raul Vergara of Austin Honey has been making honey for over 10 years, first as a […]

Market Recipe: Peaches & Herb Summer Slaw

Peaches & Herb Summer Slaw By Market Chef Maggie Perkins Ingredients 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil (@txhillcountryoliveoil) 1/4 cup mandarin or lemon-flavored balsamic vinegar (@txhillcountryoliveoil) 1 tablespoon honey (@roundrockhoney) 1 +\- teaspoons Fig Dijon mustard (@stellargourmet), optional but recommended 1 small head purple cabbage, shredded (@jbgorganic) I small bulb fennel, shaved thin (@jbgorganic) Thyme, […]

Market Recipe: Asian Butternut Squash Stew

Asian Butternut Squash Stew By Chef Monique Santua of Gastromonique Curry Blend 1 stalk lemongrass – white stalks only, chopped (Johnson’s Backyard Garden) 1 serrano – optional (f-stop farm) 1 clove garlic (Bernhardt’s Farm) 1 tbs cumin 1 tbs turmeric 1 tsp coriander 1/2 cinnamon stick Butternut Squash Stew 2 tbs coconut oil 1/4 c […]

Market Recipe: Duck Sausage with Dijon-glazed Sweet Potatoes

Duck Sausage with Dijon-glazed Sweet Potatoes   By Market Chef Maggie Perkins. 1 tablespoon duck fat 1 package Belle Vie Farm Charles’ Picnic Duck Sausage 1 large sweet potato, sliced in thin rounds 1 bunch scallions, sliced 1 small head cabbage, leaves separated 2 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon Austin Honey Co. pure honey salt to taste […]