Entries by Chester Jacinto

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Farmers Market Integral to Food Supply Chain During Outbreak, Market Adapts to Changing Times

Out of a crisis emerges resiliency. The Westchase District Farmers Market vendors were a proven source of food and example of endurance. During the COVID-19 crisis, grocery stores were deemed essential businesses and remained open. The U.S. Department of Agriculture also placed farmers markets in an essential category. Pre-COVID, the Farmers Market was the spot […]

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Farmtastic is Coming July 9 and August 6

It’s not Fantastic, it’s Farmtastic! That’s because face painting, balloon twisting and watermelon games are part of the fun on July 9. On August 6, there’ll be mini ponies from A Place for Peanut and pickle making. And, if you ever wondered what you would look like as a cartoon, you’ll get to pose for […]

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ABJ Farms Pumps Up the Jam

Jay Hiebert is a new face at the Farmers Market who went from the corporate grind to Deep in the Heart of Texas country farm living. Hiebert previously enjoyed a long career in sales and marketing for The Coca-Cola Company in Eastern Europe. Fond memories picking wild grapes for his mom inspired a return to […]