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

Winging It with Atkinson Farms

Mike Atkinson farms from his hip and his head   Nestled between a residential subdivision and apartments under construction in Spring, TX sits Atkinson Farms, a fourth-generation business run by Mike Atkinson. One of Westchase District…
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Come Experiment with Mad Scientist Kombucha

New tea vendor mixes science with sweet flavors As a frequent customer to Houston farmers markets, molecular biologist Heather Williams fell in love with kombucha, a probiotic tea brewed with a culture of bacteria and yeast useful to the…

R.I.P. Dennis Hammond, Goat Cheese Vendor

Our prayers and condolences go out to Julie Hammond and her family on the death of Dennis Hammond of Hammond Farm. A long-time vendor and friend of Westchase District, Dennis' warm smile and dancing feet will be missed by all at the mar…

She's the BOSS: Vendor Creates Functional, Flavorful Superfoods

Growing up, Andrea Spirov’s mother and grandmother put her in charge of making desserts for the family. So when it came time for Spirov to market her premium organic superfood bars, she drifted to the sweet rather than the savory. “I…

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…

Selling the Whole Corn and Caboodle

Though creating a true perpetual motion machine is impossible, Paul Lebel comes close to being an example of a bundle of energy that is operating constantly. As the sole proprietor of Panama Jack’s Kettle Corn, Lebel has turned an interest…

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…