Farmers’ Market Report: February 8-9, 2014
Broccoli, quail eggs, mead, and sausages
By Kate Thornberry,
11:20AM, Fri. Feb. 7, 2014
We’ve got to make it worth their while to schlepp all that greenery to town every week!
Windy Hill Farm has added three different varieties of goat sausage to their regular goat meat offerings, including Spicy Links and Breakfast sausage. Goat meat is one of the most sustainable meats, and goats are much easier on the Texas environment than cattle. In other news, Windy Hill Farm’s crowd funding campaign is a success- they raised more than the $3,000 they needed, and there are still a few days left.
The Peached Tortilla trailer will be joining the HOPE Market this Sunday, and will be there every Sunday in February with their exciting menu of tacos, sliders, and fusion creations that reflect their Asian and Mexican influences.
Celtic Seafare (Barton Creek) will be featuring Gravlax with Dill and Black Pepper and Cold-smoked Salmon at the Barton Creek Market this Saturday. Sebastien will also be bringing Salmon Candy, Salmon Bacon (it tastes like bacon!), Hot-smoked Salmon in Lemon Pepper, Asian Plum & Black Sesame Seed, Wildflower Honey, Natural Oak Roasted, and Plum & Chipotle flavors.
He will also be bringing two brand new products: Irish Smoked Oysters, and Smoked Queen Scallops. I hope the Irish Smoked Oysters hold out until I get there.
While you are at the market, warm up with luscious hot chocolate with home made marshmallows or spicy hot cider from Fete Accompli. They will be at the Barton Creek Market on Saturday, and may be Downtown, as well.
The Barton Creek Farmers Market is welcoming a new vendor: Meridian Hive, who make mead and fruit wines from local honey and fruit.
Bodacious Cupcakes, who make organic cupcakes, are a recent addition to the Bluebonnet Farmers Market.
Dai Due is back at the Mueller Markets on Sundays, and continues at the Downtown Market on Saturdays. Here is this week’s menu:
Breakfast & Lunch at the Market
Potato, Leek, Bockwurst and Sauerkraut Hash with a fried egg; Achiote Beef Taco with potatoes, chard, queso fresco, and pickled acelgas; Sprouted Wheat Pancake with ham, applesauce, and pecan butter; Beef Chili with cornbread, cheddar, and green garlic; Cafe a la Olla and Angelica Root Tisane.
The Dai Due Butcher Shop will be featuring Potato and Garlic Sausage, Kasekrainer Sausage, Beef Liver Sausage, and Pork Rillettes with Balck Garlic, Chile Pequin, and Lime.
See you at the Markets!
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