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Meat One of Our Protein Vendors

Ever considerate of our carnivorous customers, Westchase District Farmers Market purposely provides purchasers a plethora of preferred protein products (how many markets can say that?). The newest protein vendor to join the market is…

She Sells Sweet Smells with Signature Soaps, See?

As an independent financial advisor, Karen Trekell spends a good deal of her day at a computer staring at the stock market. Her “Zen time” comes when she puts on her other hat as owner of Lather Me Up and crafts all-natural soaps, deodorants…
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PrismAura Candles Sell with the Power of Soy

Sniff Test: With one whiff, customers are hooked on scented soy candles by PrismAura Candles. Three years ago, Veronica Crosby and her sister were making candles for fun, when Crosby decided she wanted to start her own collection…
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Chocolate or Jewelry: Why Not Have Them Both?

As the old adage goes, everything old becomes new again. Take chocolate for instance: on any given Wednesday Mark Mayers uses a 114-year-old recipe and takes eight hours to prepare more than 15 varieties of gourmet chocolate to sell the next…
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Taste the Dom Perignon of Salsas

After 17 years as a history teacher and track and football coach, Shane Nobles started making fresh, all natural salsa as a way to spend more time with his three young daughters. “My oldest would help with the jars and we’d head…
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Come Buy Your Cakes from the Baker's Man As Fast As You Can

Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake, baker’s man. Bake me a cake as fast as you can. James Ephraim learned how to bake from the same woman who read nursery rhymes to him: his mother. “Mom always baked carrot cakes and friends always requested…
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Latin Fusion Gourmet: Engineering a Quality Product

Sometimes a good dinner party can change your life. “I received lots of compliments from friends and neighbors about my empanadas and other cooking,” said Andrea Gomez, owner of Latin Fusion Gourmet. “With their encouragement, I decided…
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Dat Jerky Offers Meaty Treats

Offering three kinds of meat and ten different flavors, the Bryant family is conquering the jerky business one farmers market at a time. Mom Brandi Bryant says the business started at home when her husband began making jerky. She jumped…

A Little Sno with Your Streusel?

A consistent presence at Westchase District Farmers Market since 2014, Julia Puig Jordan has delighted customers with her authentic European pastries, jams and salad dressings. “My blueberry streusel and German melting cookies are my most…
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Spray More. Swat Less. Smell Good.

Along the bayous of Houston lurk animals that kill more humans each year than any others. Forget about gators and snakes, more than 750,000 people die each year worldwide because of mosquitoes. And with the deadly mosquito-borne Zika virus…