"...There are going to be Hill Country peaches at the markets this weekend! The peach crop is going to be small this year, even tiny -- but there are going to be some. The terribly dry conditions have concentrated the peach flavors; the ones I bought last weekend from Markley Family Farm had amazing, intense flavor and color...."
"...All area markets have organic oranges and ruby red grapefruits from the Rio Grande Valley, available at the Johnson’s Backyard Garden tables. Caeda Farms at the Barton Creek Farmers Market has Meyer lemons..."
"...The quality and variety of produce at the farmers’ markets is unparalleled right now. Asparagus, young spinach, golden beets, bunching onions, strawberries, baby carrots, celery tops, radishes, kale, parsnips, lettuces, and more are all vigorous and without blemish...."
"...Nothing can weather overnight temperature shifts like cabbage, and all our Farmers’ Markets have lots of beautiful red and green cabbages. There’s nothing like German red cabbage, simmered with tart apples and cider vinegar...."
"...Though the weather is going to be bitter on Saturday and Sunday mornings, the farmers and other vendors are likely to be there, because many had last weekend off. The Cedar Park Farmers Market and the Mueller Farmers Market were closed for Thanksgiving weekend, so those folks are going to be very motivated to show up, as they have two weeks worth of produce to sell..."
"...The Farmers’ Markets last weekend were wonderful, with sunny skies and mild temperatures. This weekend promises the same..."
"...To counteract this, the Sustainable Food Center has added a farmers' market during the week to address the lack of access to fresh, organic, locally grown, affordable food experienced by many East Austin residents. And to sweeten the deal, SFC has implemented a Double Dollar Incentive Program: Those who buy $10 worth of fruits or vegetables with a Simplified Nutritional Assistance Program, or SNAP, card, or WIC Lone Star card can go to the information booth and receive $10 worth of tokens to double their money's purchasing power...."
"...At Barton Creek Market, 2 Happy Children Farm and Fruitful Hill Farm will both have sweet corn, as will Boggy Creek Farm on the Eastside...."
"...With so many new places opening here in Austin, it’s easy to get a little jaded. A few months ago, however, I was down at the Sunset Valley Farmers Market, and at the Chef Demo tent two white-coated chefs were working in easy rhythm, putting out beautiful little plates of lamb meatballs with spring vegetables...."
"...[image-2] Speaking of greenhouse tomatoes, for the last few weeks there have been gorgeous heirloom tomatoes for sale at the Downtown SFC Market: Cherokees Purples, Green Zebras, and several other varieties, including a very large yellow and red variety that has become my favorite. Now, there is another grower with large red heirloom tomatoes selling at the Bluebonnet Farmers’ Market on Sundays..."