Fall is officially in the air, Texas weather has cooled off to the more bearable 80s and 90s, and now is the time of year when the farmers market produce selection starts skyrocketing. You’ll find even more exciting delectable vegetables and fruits when you shop at the market during the month of October!
Arugula, Beets, Black Eyed Peas, Cantaloupe, Carrots (purple and orange)Sweet Corn, Cucumbers, Dates, Eggplant, Garlic, Greens (collards, swiss chard, kale, bok choy, mustard), Green Beans, Honeydew, Kohlrabi, Okra, Onions, Peppers (sweet and hot), Persimmons, Plums, Potatoes, Pumpkin, Shelling Peas, Sweet Potatoes, Squash (pattipan, yellow, acorn, butternut – summer and winter varieties), Watermelon, Zucchini
Fall is closing in upon us shortly, but there are still plenty of summer crops hanging on through the season.
Fruits and veggies you can find at the farmers market now include:
Arugula, beets, black-eyed peas, bok choi, cantaloupe, carrots, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, garlic, green beans, honeydew, okra, onions, peaches, peppers (sweet and hot), plums, potatoes, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, Swiss chard, squash (winter & summer), tomatoes, watermelon, zipper cream peas, zucchini.
Basil, lavender, mint, oregano, rosemary, sage, stevia, tarragon, thyme.
The market also has some exciting new foods like:
Gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches using local bread, cheese, herbs and bacon
Fried pies with local fruits, meats and cheeses
Local jerky and ready-to-eat all-beef smoked sausages
Waco-roasted small-batch, single-origin coffee beans