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In the News

2021

Austin American Statesman: As Austin farms face devastating loss, farmers markets and relief funds open to help them & ‘Frozen, dead and rotting’: Central Texas farmers get first look at storm aftermath

Austin Chronicle: Supporting Local Farmers and Ranchers Helps Everyone

365 Things Austin: Texas Farmers’ Market at Mueller

CBS We Are Austin: Check out the winter bounty available at the Texas Farmers’ Market! & Celebrating Black History Month

Community Impact: Central Texas farmers are reeling after the winter freeze wiped out their crops. Here is how you can helpTexas Farmers’ Market Locations in Mueller and Cedar Park will be Open to Public this Weekend

Culture Map: Here are the Top 5 Things to do in Austin this Weekend

Fox 7 Austin: Black History Month Vendor Spotlights with Poochie Trends, Ninja Pig & Jeany’s Ginger Elixir

KVUE: Texas Farmers Market Gets busy After Winter Storm

KXAN Studio 512: Texas Farmers’ Market Hosts Free Virtual Panel In Celebration Of International Women’s Day

Produce Blueprints: Commerce Booms in the Heart of it All

Spectrum News: Farmer’s Faith in Government Diminished After Freeze

Thrillist: Actually Fun Things To Do in Austin This Weekend

YouTube: International Women’s Day Panel Discussion w/ Texas Farmers’ Market


2020

Austin American Statesman: Thanks to Steamies, dumplings are a family affair and a farmers’ market staple & Coronavirus in Austin: Farmers markets to remain open & Central Texas Farmers Survive Selling Directly to Customers & Texas Farmers’ Market Cancels Fermentation Fest, Asks For Donor Support & Where to find Austin-area farmers markets (almost every day of the week)

Austin Chronicle: How to Help Keep Texas Farmers at the Market

Austin Woman: Feeding Our Community: Nora Chovanec, Khanh Trang, Hope Green and Callie Speer Prove that Food and Social Good Make for the Perfect Recipe

CBS We Are Austin: Winter Veggies and a 10 Year Celebration at Texas Farmers’ Market at Lakeline & Fresh and local! The Texas Farmers’ Market is open and hiring & Here’s your chance to meet the local makers behind the Texas Farmers’ Market

Community Impact: Central Texas farmers have overcome freezes, fires, summer droughts but have never dealt with a pandemic until now

The Daily Dirt: Texas Farmers’ Markets: A Closer Look

Do512: National Farmers Market Week

Discovering ATX: Texas Farmers’ Market at Lakeline

Eatin’ and Sippin’ Locally: Christen’s Gourmet Pralines & Chatting with Nena Johnson of Texas Farmers’ Market

KLRU’s Decibel: Austin Essential Workers Tell How Covid-19 Affects Their Job

KVUE: Texas Farmers’ Market is still open for groceries & Texas Farmers’ Market in Need of Donations to Continue

KXAN: An Easy, Veggie Forward Recipe with Texas Farmers’ MarketA Heart-Healthy Recipe by Texas Farmers’ Market & Texas Farmers Market remains open with social distancing & Support Local Farmers + Small Businesses at Texas Farmers Market & Hi-Fi Mycology: At-Home Mushroom Growing Kits & Texas Farmers’ Market Annual Fermentation Festival Goes Virtual

Spectrum News: Federal Grants Help Small Farmers Build Conservation Structures & Texas Goat Farmers Brace for Tough Times


2019

Austin American Statesman: How Fermentation Unites Us All Through Beer, Wine Cheese and Chocolate

Austin Chronicle: Texas Legislature Grants Big Win to Small Farmers

Austin Monthly: Be Adaptable

CBS We Are Austin: A bounty of local winter veggies at Texas Farmers’ Market & It’s a Valentine’s Day pour party with Candles & Co. and the Texas Farmers Market! & Celebrate Easter & Earth Day with Tiny Tails & Texas Farmers’ Market & Cocktails, mocktails & more with fresh peaches from Texas Farmers’ Market & From Wine to Yogurt and Kombucha, Celebrate All Your Fermented Favorites at this TFM Fest!

Conde Nast Traveler: Texas Farmers’ Market at Mueller

Fox 7: Whole Kids Foundation introduces ‘Give Bees a Chance’ campaign to Austin schools

It’s Time Texas: How to Save Money at the Farmers’ Market & How to Shop for a Healthy Summer BBQ at the Farmers’ Market

KLRU’s Decibel: Like Water for Food / Austin’s Water Pressures

KVUE: Mueller makes impact with weeknight farmers’ market & Texas Farmers’ Market’s Annual Austin Fermentation Festival

KXAN: Green Steaks! & Rad Dishes to Make with Radishes & Fresh Local Omelettes For Your Mother & Feelin’ Peachy: Texas Farmers’ Market Shows Off Local Peach Salad & Check out the Austin Fermentation Festival with Texas Farmers’ Market

Spectrum News: Netflix Show Inspires People to ‘Spark Joy’ in Their Homes & Series of Storms Hurting Central Texas Farmers & Austin-Area Farmers’ Markets Generate Millions in Revenue & Festival Celebrates All Things Fermented in Central Texas


2018

Austin American-Statesman: Wednesday Night Farmers’ Market Returns & Headed to a farmers market this weekend? Here’s what you might find & Austin Fermentation Festival Moves to a New Downtown Venue This Week

Austin Chronicle: The Fifth Annual Fermentation Festival is Sunday & Best Farmers’ Market: Texas Farmers Market at Mueller 2018

ATX Woman: From Farm to Market

CBS We Are Austin: Back to School Special: Healthy & Fresh Brain Food from the Texas Farmers Market  & From Bread to Beer, the Austin Fermentation Festival is a Reason to Celebrate!

City of Austin, Rethink Sustainable Austin: Texas Women in Agriculture

Field & Feast KUT: The 2018 Austin Fermentation Festival & Gordito to Flaquito

Johnson’s Backyard Garden: Why Shop at the Farmers’ Market

KVUE: Round Rock Honey Fundraiser for Farmer Emergency Fund & Emergency Relief Fund for Farmers Affected by Weather

KXAN: Texas farmers experience high water bills amid ongoing summer heat

Spectrum News 8: Local Vendors Celebrate National Farmers’ Market Week & Local Farmers Prepare for Cold

The Daily Texan: Texas Farmers’ Market Hosts Fifth Annual Fermentation Festival


2017

The Austin Chronicle: Best Farmers’ Market: Texas Farmers Market at Mueller 2017

Good Day Austin FOX 7: Women in Agriculture

KXAN: Women in Agriculture

Spectrum News 8: Women in Agriculture

Studio 512 KXAN: Chef Maggie cooked up a delicious recipe

Field & Feast KUT: Composting For Zero Waste Living & 2017 Austin Fermentation Festival 


2016

The Austin Chronicle: Best Farmers’ Market: Texas Farmers Market at Mueller 2016

KVUE: Austin Fermentation Festival

Time Warner Cable News: Fermentation Festival Proves Good Things Come To Those Who Wait

The Austinot: Eat, Drink and Be Merry During Austin Fermentation Festival & Austin Farmers’ Markets


2015

The Austin Chronicle: Best Farmers’ Market: Texas Farmers Market at Mueller 2015

Austin Monthly2015/Best of Austin Shopping Readers Choice

Senior Resource Guide: Best Farmer’s Market — Texas Farmers’ Market at Mueller

Hooked on Mueller Event: Watch the video from TX Parks & Wildlife about this fun rainbow trout event


2014

The Austin Chronicle: Best Farmers’ Market: Texas Farmers Market at Mueller 2014

Field & FeastCedar Park and Mueller Farmers Markets (podcast)


2012

CultureMap Austin: Mueller Farmers’ Market Opening

KXAN: New farmers market set at Mueller site

Austin Chronicle: Farmers Market Report

South Austin Foodie: Bits and Bites

Edible Austin: Mueller Farmers’ Market Opening

Press Releases

8/23/12: Mueller Farmers’ Market Set to Open Sunday, September 9