Preservation Demo: Sheena’s Pickles

Join us on Saturday at the main market tent for a cooking demonstration and delicious samples by Sheena Moore, of Sheena’s Pickles, an avid pickle and jam maker. Based in Austin, Texas, Sheena’s Pickles uses fresh, seasonal and local produce to make pickled yummies and delicious fruit butters. Aside from making tasty food, Sheena teaches […]

Preservation Demo: Sheena’s Pickles

Join us on Sunday at the main market tent for a cooking demonstration and delicious samples by Sheena Moore, of Sheen’s Pickles, an avid pickle and jam maker. Based in Austin, Texas, Sheena’s Pickles uses fresh, seasonal and local produce to make pickled yummies and delicious fruit butters. Aside from making tasty food, Sheena teaches […]

Preservation Demo: Sheena’s Pickles

Join us on Saturday at the main market tent for a cooking demonstration and delicious samples by Sheena Moore, of Sheena’s Pickles, an avid pickle and jam maker. Based in Austin, Texas, Sheena’s Pickles uses fresh, seasonal and local produce to make pickled yummies and delicious fruit butters. Aside from making tasty food, Sheena teaches […]

Market Recipe: Hip Girl’s Watermelon Rind Pickles

Watermelon Rind Pickles Makes 2 quarts, recipe based on Linda Ziedrich’s Gingery Rind Pickles in the Joy of Pickling This recipe uses up about half of a medium-sized watermelon. 1. Cut up watermelon into wedges for eating. Cut red portion off the rind and then carefully slice off the dark green portion of the peel. This […]

Canning & Preserving Local Foods

What’s the point of canning in your home or buying canned foods at a farmer’s market? Wouldn’t that defeat the purpose of buying fresh, seasonal, chemical-free foods? Not entirely so. There are numerous ways to can and preserve local, seasonal foods, without adding toxins or chemically-derived preservatives.   Methods of Canning and Preserving Foods Include: […]