Westchase District Farmers Market News
10503 Westheimer Road (at Rogerdale)
Next to St. Cyril of Alexandria Catholic Church
Chris Kohnke, Pure Texas Honey

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 excess and bottle it. From Bee to Hive to Home Pure Texas Honey offers […]

Pecan crusted chicken recipe, courtesy of Foodandwine.com
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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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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Home-based vendors grow microgreens in suburban environments

Smaller than baby greens and bigger than sprouts, microgreens are the tiny, edible greens grown from the seeds of vegetables and herbs. Harvested when they’re seven to 14 days old, their flavor is often more intense than that of mature greens…
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Cultivating a Sustainable Farmers Market

Since 2013, the average number of vendors in attendance each week has risen from the high teens to the mid-20s, yet also in that time more than 100 vendors have come and gone. Some of our “steady Eddies” weighed in about the cyclical nature…