Category Archives: farmer’s market

houston, modern luxury magazine delivers…

The Loop Food John Demers LOCAL HEROES The formerly quaint ‘buy local’ trend has gone mainstream in Houston. Here’s how we hit the cutting edge (and why it tastes so good) Remembering the lovely squash blossoms of his childhood in … Continue reading

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tomball is making a move…

http://www.myfoxhouston.com/myfox/pages/InsideFox/Detail?contentId=6652048&version=1&locale=EN-US&layoutCode=VSTY&pageId=5.2.1 Thanks to the Tomball Community Garden, hungry mouths in Tomball can now be fed with fresh, home-grown fruits and vegetables. The garden, created as a partnership between the Houston Food Bank, Urban Harvest, Tomball Emergency Assistance Ministries and the … Continue reading

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canino produce & farmer’s outlet

this place is off airline and offers some decent stuff.  i always find outstanding onions (baby, small & large), limes & exotic fruits here but on a recent visit i scored some serious goods!  i always pick through the produce with a careful … Continue reading

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a perfect example…

Ultimate Farmers market (Poll closes: Jun 23 at 11:59 p.m.) Green Market at Discovery Green Bayou City Farmers Market Midtown Farmers Market Canino’s Produce Houston Farmers Market i found this today and i found it to be a little un-settling.  … Continue reading

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john besh, la

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black truffle, potato & egg

  63 degree/1 hour farmhouse egg, potato espuma & puree   labor of love   this mentality gets me in trouble sometimes but what are you gonna do?  save em?   this dish is always popular and constantly leaves the … Continue reading

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lima, peru

i posted that i would be able to post videos of my gastro-trip to lima but im unable to transfer the videos to my computer.  if anybody has a suggestion-I am all ears… to hold you over, here are a few … Continue reading

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gulf oysters at reef & animal farm’s “open house”

last friday “ol girl” and i went to 3rd bar @ reef to have a few cocktails and get down on some oysters.  the oysters were small & briny so i assumed that the wonderful bi-valves had to be from … Continue reading

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if you can’t tell, im becoming very “stir crazy” or “houston crazy”

y’all need to get down on this video and really listen to what they talk about!  this is the best example of farmer to guest operation!!!  I’m so jealous, but i am glad to know that it can be done!!!!

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“spring” it!

with spring comes wonderful produce like aromatic flowers, shoots & herbs.  i love cooking during the spring season because seasonal spring items are delicate and its a wonderful scene when watching your guest’s eyebrows raise with pleasure as they discover … Continue reading

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