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

PEAS Farm in Conroe a Family Affair

From Westchase District it’s not a quick trip to visit Elvis d’Agrella’s Peas Farm in Conroe. It’s a 100-mile round trip and ten dollars in tolls to go to the “country” to see where they grow the produce they bring to the market…

Spaghetti Squash with Ricotta

(Recipie courtesy of Recipecan.com) Spaghetti Squash with Ricotta by Jennifer Dunn Ingredients 2 spaghetti squash 1 cup ricotta cheese 1/2 tsp garlic powder salt and pepper, to taste olive oil, grated parmesan and red pepper…

Kale Two Ways

(Recipies courtesy of Food Network) Sauteed Kale by Bobby Flay Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs. fresh kale, coarsely chopped leaves & stems 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic finely chopped 1/2 c. vegetable stock or water Salt…

Top 5 Auto Protection Tips

Every week at the Westchase District Farmers Market our friendly and professional public safety officers patrol the market, chatting with customers and ensuring a safe environment for all. Even with police presence at the market, it's…

"Local" is the New "Organic"

What's better than organic? To hear Organic Valley tell it, milk from grass-fed cows might be preferable in the dairy case. The cooperative says its Grassmilk product is flying off shelves at Whole Foods – a glittering star among stars. Many…

'Tis the Season for Seasonal Foods

Since the debut of the Westchase District Farmers Market in October 2013, more than 2,500 visitors browsed our vendors’ booths, supported local growers and helped to establish a wonderful new community gathering in West Houston. “I’ve…

Glossary

Here's your guide to terms relating to farming practices, animal husbandry, and food processing. However, please bear in mind that many of these terms do not have legal definitions and may mean different things to different people. When shopping…