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

PEAS Farm and Pure Texas Honey among market’s longest-standing vendors It’s been seven years since Chris Kohnke brought his Pure Texas Honey products to the Westchase District Farmers Market and he still gets asked: where does your honey come from? It’s a question that gives Kohnke’s beekeeping expertise an opportunity to shine. “Is this honey […]

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What is Hydroponics?

Sure hydroponics sounds hi-tech, but there's evidence of this growing method dating back to Ancient China. With hydroponics, edible plants can be grown indoors and without soil. In some cases, gravel and nutrient water are used. For instance,…
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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…
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Aug. 2 - 8, 2020 is National Farmers Market Week

National Farmers Market Week begins on Aug. 2. Given the role farmers markets have played during the pandemic, it's fitting that this year's theme is resilience. The Farmers Market Coalition is helping raise awareness across the country of the…
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June 22 - June 28, 2020 Is Pollinator Week

Honey is the first food that comes to mind when we think of bees. But, honey bees have busier tasks more than we know. Apples, cranberries, melons and broccoli are crops pollinated by bees while some crops like blueberries are even more dependent…
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Great Things Happening at the Farmers Market

Great things are happening at the Westchase District Farmers Market. We've been seeing a steady increase in market-goers as people feel safer about getting out and more businesses reopen. Thanks to our vendors' commitment and observance…
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Pick Up Something for Mom at the Farmers Market

Mother's Day is May 10. Your mom would love nothing more than to let her know you are thinking of her. There are many ways to express your love and appreciation for all the grandmas, mothers-in-law, daughters, sisters, sisters-in-law, step…
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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…
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Cupid Shops Here: Farmers Market Gift Guide for V-Day or any Holiday

  Coming up on Friday, Feb. 14th, Valentine’s Day celebrates love and romance. Forgetting a gift on Valentine’s Day will put you in the doghouse quicker than counting half a dozen roses. Our Farmers Market gift ideas offer plentiful…
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District's Farmers Market Ranks Among Texas' Top Earners

Since Westchase District launched its weekly farmers market in 2013, Texas has seen steady growth in the number of certified farmers markets offering customers fresh, local products. Added together, these relatively tiny markets produce…