Zero Waste Tips: Ways to Use ALL of your Produce

Did you know that food waste makes up over 30% of all human waste? This Earth Month, Texas Farmers’ Market is making strides towards our goal of creating a zero waste market and community. One way you can cut down your food waste is by composting it through our FREE community composting program (currently available […]

Zero Waste Recipe: Carrot Top Pesto

Ingredients: Tops from 2-3 bunches of carrots, depending on size; enough to fill a small bowl (Fruitful Hill Farm, Emadi Acres Farm) 2 lemons 2-3 garlic cloves (Fruitful Hill Farm) 2 cups green onion (Bernhardt’s Farm) ¼ cup pine nuts 2 tbsp olive oil (TX Hill Country Olive Co) Salt & pepper to taste Optional: […]

Zero Waste Recipe: Vegan Chickpea Noodle Soup

Market Recipe: Vegan Chickpea Noodle Soup A cozy, healthy, and easy recipe for Winter months that can be easily modified to use whatever you have on hand. Makes four servings. This recipe was adapted from this one on Food52. Ingredients: Extra-virgin olive oil 2-3 sprigs of thyme 1 yellow onion, sliced thinly 4 garlic cloves, […]

Zero Waste Recipe: Celery Leaf or Carrot Top Chimichurri

Zero Waste Recipe: Carrot Top Chimichurri By Market Chef Monique at Gastromonique Personal Chef Services Ingredients: 1 Bunch Carrot Tops (Fruitful Hill Farm, Emadi Acres Farm) 2 garlic cloves (Fruitful Hill Farm) 1 Bunch Parsley or Celery Leaves (Bouldin Food Forest, Emadi Acres Farm) 1 sprig Oregano (Bouldin Food Forest or f-stop farm) Pickled Peppers […]

Zero Waste Recipe: Vegetable Scrap Stock

One of our favorite zero waste recipes is making vegetable stock with our veggie scraps! Collect them in your freezer and use what you have on hand to loosely follow the recipe below. Some of our favorite veggies to use scraps from: Onions, carrots, celery, garlic, mushroom, and various greens like chard, kale, and beet […]