Vendor Spotlight: Herban Austin

Herban Austin is a female-owned and operated local herb farm that specializes in sustainably grown medicinal and culinary herbs. Their farm is located in East Austin, with a focus on regenerative farming practices and community education surrounding herbal medicine, nutrition, and earth stewardship. Herban Austin offers fresh medicinal plant bouquets, herbal plant starts for your […]

Vendor Spotlight: Monarch Herbs

Monarch Herbs is dedicated to helping you be as healthy as you can be. Health is a moving target and changes rapidly with diet, exercise, and lifestyle. Their products don’t just mask a symptom, but actually work to change the body’s constitution and how it functions as a whole. Monarch Herbs uses only all-natural ingredients […]

Market Recipe: Fresh Herb Facial Masques

Fresh Herb Facial Masques By Mary Helen Leonard of The Natural Beauty Solutions Fresh herbs contain a wide variety of properties that can help benefit your skin. Thyme and basil, for example, are slightly astringent and can be helpful in balancing oily skin and fighting acne. Soothing herbs, such as mint or chamomile have natural […]

Market Recipe: Summer Vegetables with Roasted Peaches feta and herbs

Summer Vegetables dressed with Roasted Peaches with feta and herbs contributed by Market Chef Maggie C. Perkins Malabar spinach, destemmed, leaves torn (sub greens of choice) Fresh young corn, removed from the cob (Fruitful Hill Farm) Early green beans, trimmed 2T marinating oil from Brazos Valley Cheese marinated feta (sub Texas Hill Country Olive Oil) […]

Market Recipes: Calamari Cooked Three Ways

Pan-fried Calamari on Heirloom Tomato Basil Microgreen Salad by Chef Maggie Perkins Prepared calamari, sliced in rings Grapeseed 0il Breading: Equal parts parmesan cheese, panko bread crumbs, flour All purpose seasoning Salt Salad: Basil microgreens Fresh heirloom tomatoes Splash of olive oil Juice of 1/2 lemon Zest of whole lemon Freshly-ground black pepper, to taste […]