Westchase District Farmers Market News
10503 Westheimer Road (at Rogerdale)
Next to St. Cyril of Alexandria Catholic Church

More Meat Varieties from Katerra Exotics

Becoming a vendor at the Westchase District Farmers Market in 2014, Patrick Bierschwale distinguished his business, Katerra Exotics, as the place in West Houston to buy pasture-raised bison. Eighteen months later, he’s expanded his meat offerings…

Roasted Carrots Offer Mealtime Diversity

Thanks to Bugs Bunny and mom’s hand-packed school lunches, generations of kids have grown up enjoying one of nature’s most healthy vegetables. Carrots are rich in vitamin A and K, plus the anti-oxidant nutrient beta-carotene. Various…

Artisian Cheese Deep Under the Heart of Texas

It’s time someone told you the truth: the moon isn’t made of green cheese and neither is the “cheese cave” at Brazos Valley Cheese, one of the newest vendors at Westchase District Farmers Market. About 200 employees at the artisan…

The Raw Honey Difference

Think of the word "raw" and you might associate it with uncooked vegetables or meat, unheated to preserve all the natural vitamins, living enzymes and other nutritional elements contained within. Likewise, honey is created naturally in a…

12 Days of Christmas, Market Style

The English Christmas carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas” is a joyful telling of a series of increasingly grand gifts given on each of the twelve days of Christmas. But if ten Lords-a-Leaping or four Calling Birds aren’t your thing,…

Bacon-wrapped Stuffed Shrimp

Ingredients 2 teaspoons garlic powder 2 teaspoons paprika 2 teaspoons freshly-ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 pounds large shrimp, peeled, deveined and rinsed (Available at the market from Lil Emma's Seafood) 2…

Top 10 Reasons to Bring Your Kids

(Excerpted from eatlocalgrown.com) 1. Develop healthy emotional eating habits. It's true that people often turn to food when they're stressed out, lonely, sad, anxious, or bored. But emotional eating can be linked to positive feelings,…

Just Peachy, Just Picked, Just Delicious

Although a bright red blush gives a peach its attractive appearance, it is the progression of the background color from green to cream or yellow that is the best indication of a ripe, flavorful peach. A firm-ripe peach, which gives only…