Vendor Spotlight: Local Honey Bee Company

Local Honey Bee Company (Lantana Farms) is owned and operated by Jeff and Sandi Kreider, and is located in the Lost Pines Area of Bastrop, TX. Founded in the Spring of 2019, Local Honey Bee Company began as a hobby and quickly turned into a way of life. Utilizing organic practices, all their products are […]

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 (Texas Hill Country Olive Co.) 1/4 cup mandarin or lemon-flavored balsamic vinegar (Texas Hill Country Olive Co.) 1 tablespoon honey (Round Rock Honey or Austin Honey Co.) 1 +\- teaspoons dijon mustard, optional but recommended 1 small head […]

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 (f-stop farm) 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 ginger, […]