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

Buy Some Bison

Out on the Katy prairie, a rural motorist may observe a site reminiscent of an old-time cowboy movie -- an open field of bison grazing on prairie grass. Patrick Bierschwale sits in his diesel truck on a bluff observing his bison and calculating…

Two Tips for Timing Your Visit

Go Early, but Not Too Early. The best stuff goes fast. A farmer may only have a single flat of ripe, juicy blackberries or a couple of pounds of fresh green peas, so arrive early to make sure you get the best pick of the market’s high-demand,…

Re-Grow Your Food from Kitchen Scraps

Neither a Biblical resurrection nor a science fiction horror reanimation, we offer this tip for saving on your food budget: buy some vegetables or fruit once and then instead of throwing the scraps away, re-plant them so they can re-grow. Many…

Rainbow-colored Foods That Fight Cancer

It seems every day we're hearing more studies confirming that eating from a wide variety of Mother Nature’s produce will prevent certain forms of cancer. Research shows that eating colorful foods often those which are the highest in phytochemicals,…

12 Health Benefits of Honey

Honey is a true powerhouse of vitamins and minerals including: certain amino acids, B6, niacin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, calcium, zinc, copper, iron, potassium, magnesium, manganese, and phosphorus. Cinnamon is also a good source of…
Information Booth at Westchase District Farmers Market

Market Featured on Comcast Newsmakers

Farmers Market Manager John Carey was recently interviewed on Comcast Newsmakers, a local news platform where local, state and federal officials, as well as community leaders, are invited to share their thoughts on current events and issues…

Butternut Squash and Kale

(Recipe courtesy of The Pioneer Woman) Ingredients 1/2 whole butternut squash; peeled, seeded and cubed 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt  Black pepper to taste 1/4 teaspoon chili powder…

Surprising Benefits from One Delicious Nut

Behold, the Pecan! The second most popular nut in America has been eaten and enjoyed by Native Americans for eons. Pecan nuts come from large deciduous trees related to the hickory family. The trees are native to the central and southern…

The Miracle That Is Water

What does water do for the human body? - Prevents loss of memory as you age. - Lessens addictive urges, including caffeine, alcohol and certain drugs. - Water allows for efficient cell repair. - Water is essential for the body to…