CPFM Market Sprout ~ Hayley

This week’s Market Sprout is Hayley.  She is 4 years old and loves coming to the market.  She told us that her favorite treat at the market is the pops from Mom and Pops.  She couldn’t pick a favorite flavor because she loves them all!  At home Hayley loves to play with her little sister […]

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: […]

Texas Farmers’ Market Supports Locavores

And Locavores support local farmers… Some say you are what you eat. So to be healthy, it’s a no brainer – eat healthy. Locavores for instance, only buy produce that’s grown close by. The term was coined in 2007, following a large number of individuals desiring to eat within their means (of locally grown foods). […]

Food Fermentation and Why It’s So Good For You

Are you in a pickle about the best foods to eat for good health? At the Texas Farmer’s Markets, we’re all about supplying foods that are healthy for everyone. Food fermentation has been around for thousands of years as evidenced by research. It is the process of promoting good bacteria in foods by adding specific […]

Whey, and Why It’s Good For You

In learning about the foods you eat and their benefits, an excellent source of nutrition that you may be ignoring is whey. This super-food is made when milk curdles and the liquid remains are drained. This liquid is additionally characterized by a thin and watery texture. The most predominant benefit of whey is its protein […]