Tea 101: Steeping Tips from Zhi Tea

January is national hot tea month, what better way to celebrate than inviting our friends from Zhi Tea to come show market goers how to brew the perfect cup of tea! Join us Sunday at market for a demo from Jessica Evans of Zhi Tea. where you’ll learn how to make the perfect cup of tea. We’ll […]

Plant Clinic with Travis County Master Gardeners

Learn about good bugs in the garden with Master Gardener Pat Mokry. Pat is an entomology specialist and will describe the common insect visitors to your garden, and help you troubleshoot with any other bug issues in the garden. Learn how to identify beneficial insects like butterflies and what plants might attract them. Pat will […]

Guest Chef: Fermentation on Wheels

Join Tara Whitsitt, founder of Fermentation on Wheels for a kimchi demo and starter culture swap on Sunday. She will be at the main market tent showing how to make kimchi and offering tours of her bus.  If you want to see the bus, learn a bit about kimchi, as well as get your hands on […]

Knife Skills and Honing Demo: Kate Payne & Assured Sharp

Join us Sunday at market for a demo from Kate Payne of Hip Girl’s Guide to Homemaking and John Cruthirds of Assured Sharp to hone your knife skills (aka learn hold and use them properly) and how to keep knives sharp between sharpenings. Demos will be at 11, 11:45 and 12:30, we hope you’ll join us […]

Feed the monarch butterflies

photo courtesy of National Geographic, Joel Sartore Help us feed and house the monarch butterflies–the Texas state insect–during their migration to and from Mexico. During January and February the butterflies travel back from their wintering grounds in Central Mexico and during October and November they head out on their long journey to Mexico. It takes […]