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February: At The Farmers Market

by evh February 5, 2014
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February may be the shortest month of the year but it’s perhaps the most passionate and Mother Nature knows all too well just what to do by giving us a bounty of love-ly beets at the Farmers Markets. Hues of luscious reds, rich deep purples and vibrant pinks mixed in with some golden orange tones […]

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January: At The Market

by evh January 14, 2014
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Oh Texas, you are so fickle this year, with your freezes, the occasional pouring rain and sprinklings of 80 degree weather — what’s a farmer to do? Or what’s a gardener to do? Cover, uncover and then cover the garden again between the raindrops and freezes, I guess. It’s citrus time here in Texas and […]

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November: At The Market

by evh November 14, 2013
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November is a curious month when it comes to Texas weather. Even though the days are shorter they can still reach 80 degree temperatures while nights can dip below freezing –– hello, Jack Frost. This also makes for interesting market days. Tomatoes (yes, tomatoes!), okra and a few summer melons and squash are mixed in […]

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Digging in the Dirt: Autumn Gardening Tips & The Green Corn Project

by evh October 15, 2013
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A visit to The Natural Gardner is a MUST during these early fall days (check first this week for opening times due to the rain). Not only are they loaded with high-quality, organic, and native plants for your garden but it’s also a place of inspiration and encouragement in one of the most peaceful settings around […]

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October: At The Market

by evh October 3, 2013
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Kale, Butternut Squash and Beet lovers unite at the Farmers Markets this month. In addition to glorious pumpkins, sweet bell and hot chile peppers, and sweet potatoes there is plenty to celebrate with the good bouts of rain that we’ve had (of course there’s always room for more) but we will take what we can […]

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Orange is the Potato: Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Brown Butter Sage Sauce

by evh September 24, 2013
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Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Brown Butter Sage Sauce ~ Ok, I know, I know. While the first day of fall has arrived and the harvest moon did descended upon us and a few glimmers of cooler weather have been around … we will still be experiencing some warm (and hot) days –– come-on it’s Texas after all ––BUT … those things have really […]

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September: At The Market

by evh September 5, 2013
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I heard a rumor that persimmons are on their way back into the markets in the next few weeks – yay! That being said, it officially means summer produce is making a Farmers Market grand exit as the wave of fall delights start to wash in. Sure, technically it IS STILL SUMMER (especially with the […]

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June: At The Market

by evh June 6, 2013
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Get ready, it’s going to be a delicious summer. School’s out – time to get your pool on – and the seasons’ produce is in full swing at farmer’s market. Anticipate fresh, fun and light recipes and of course an umbrella type of drink or two this June. Bring on Summer! What to expect at the […]

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March: At The Market

by evh March 7, 2013
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I have certainly seen my share of celebrities over the years and I must admit the first time I saw Michael Jordan, Oprah and Sir Paul McCartney I was a bit … ok no, T-O-T-A-L-L-Y star-struck. Then it was seeing celebrity chefs from Wolfgang Puck to Jean-George Vongerichten to Julia Child and Jacques Pepin that thrilled […]

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February: At The Market

by evh February 13, 2013
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February is the shortest month of the year but it is perhaps the most passionate and Mother Nature knows all too well just what to do by giving us a bounty of beets. Hues of luscious reds, rich deep purples and vibrant pinks mixed in with some golden orange tones are popping out with these […]

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