Tomato Basil Soup
Farmers Market Offerings
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Holiday Shopping at Westchase District Farmers Market

Forget North Pole elves, market vendors have your gifts ready Santa isn’t the only one hard at work getting everyone’s presents prepared – the vendors at Westchase District Farmers Market are ready and eager to help you get into the…
Honey butter, honey cinnamon peanut butter and honey blueberry spread
Chris Kohnke, Pure Texas Honey
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Honey: Made by bees, flowers and Mother Nature

Honey is a miracle of nature. Honey bees visit millions of blossoms in their lifetimes, pollinating plants and collecting nectar to bring back to the hive. Lucky for us, bees make more honey than their colony needs and beekeepers remove the…
Natural soaps, lotions and bath salts are all part of the farmers market.
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Skin care vendors rejuvenate customers' appearances

This fall, the Westchase District Farmers Market celebrates its fifth anniversary. Featuring nearly 30 vendors each week and special monthly appearances from the Harris County Master Gardeners, the market is as lively as ever. So just how do…
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Confectionery Delight Comes to the Market

Two vendors have purchased a cotton candy machine and now offer five flavors of “fairy floss” (as it’s known in Australia) at the weekly Westchase District Farmers Market. The entrepreneurial spirit shared between Karen Trekell…
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Salsa Vendor Stays True to Farmers Markets

Anyone who lives in Texas knows that Tex-Mex is the king of food. And what’s Tex-Mex without salsa? Nothing. That’s why Shane Nobles of Tomball-based Pain Train Salsa (www.paintrainsalsa.com) makes it his passion to produce and bring…
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Lettuce Romaine Calm

A recent outbreak of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona has consumers concerned about what lettuce is safe to eat. Because labels on romaine lettuce do not often list growing regions, it can be difficult for a consumer…
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No Loafing Around for Katy Bakers

Heidi Roark’s dream of opening a bakery came true in 2012 when she invested in a Great Harvest Bread Company franchise in Katy, TX. “Since I had never baked commercially, it made sense to partner with a brand that could provide a marketing…
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Manager's Memo: Feeling Lost on the Path to Wellness

  All this clean living can be quite confusing.... Is it 10,000 steps and 8 glasses of water or is it 8,000 steps and 10 glasses of water? How big should the glass be anyway – should they be eight ounces, 10 ounces or 16 ounces?…