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Grains & Growers

Join the Waco Downtown Farmers Market on June 18th for a  Friend-raiser with Balcones Distillery! Each attendee will receive a complimentary drink ticket (to be used for a Balcones cocktail – or Luna Juice mock-tail), as well as be able to sample local eats from several of our vendors  – including Brazos Valley Cheese, Happy Harvest, Bare Bucha, Heritage Creamery, Barefoot Five, Artisan Ovens, Luna Juice, and more!

Learn more about the programming we offer at Market – and how you can continue to help us grow programming such as Double Up Food Bucks, Cooking Demonstrations, Local Music, Gardening Demonstrations, and Kids’ Activities at Market.

Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at Market or through our Online Store here.   For up-to-date information, including featured menu items from our local vendors, follow us on Facebook here.

Please contact Bethel, the Market Manager, if you have any questions!  [email protected] – 254-307-1884

Assortment of fresh vegetables and fruit

What’s In Season: July

As summer continues to heat up, central Texas vendors provide produce to keep you cool and comfortable, all summer long! During this time you’ll find refreshing vegetables and fruits to accompany your hot summer days during the month of July!

PRODUCE:

Cantaloupe, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, garlic, honeydew, okra, onions, peppers (sweet and hot), peaches, plums, potatoes, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, squash (winter & summer), tomatoes, watermelon, zucchini.

HERBS:

Basil, lavender, mint, oregano, rosemary, sage, stevia, tarragon, thyme.

LOCALLY-RAISED and MADE GROCERY ITEMS:

Baked goods (breads, pastries, pies, gluten-free), balsamic vinegars, beef, cheeses (cow & goat), chicken (whole, breast, ground), coffee & espresso, cookies, cornmeal, eggs (chicken & duck), granola, honey, jams & jellies, juice, kimchi, lamb, milk, olive oils, pasta, pecans, pickles, popcorn, pork, rabbit, salsa, sesame seeds, sorghum, sorghum flour, tea, vinaigrettes, wheat flour, wheatgrass (for juicing), wine, yogurt.

NON-FOOD ITEMS:

Art (local designers and artists), charcoal & smoker chips (mesquite), children’s books, compost & compost tea, dog food & treats (all-natural), flowers (seasonally), firewood, local garden manuals, goat’s milk soap, laundry detergent, locally crafted leather goods, mulch, natural body care products, plants (herbs, flowers, vegetables), tote bags, vermicomposting worms and kits.                                                                                                            

PREPARED FOODS:

Breakfast burritos and tacos, crepes, gluten-free lunch and breakfast wraps, Indian, kurryworst, pretzels, wood-fired pizza, tamales.

What’s in Season: May

hot peppers

PRODUCE :  Arugula, beets, blackberries, bok choi, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, collard greens, eggplant (later this month), garlic, kale, lettuce and salad mixes, mustard greens, onions (full size and green), parsnips, peas (sugar and snap), peppers (sweet and hot – later this month), potatoes, radishes, rhubarb, spinach, Swiss chard, tomatoes (green and red), turnips, turnip greens.

HERBS :  Basil, bay, cilantro, dill, fennel, lavender, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage, tarragon, thyme.

LOCALLY-RAISED and MADE GROCERY ITEMS :
Baked goods (breads, pastries, pies, gluten-free), balsamic vinegars, beef, cheeses (cow & goat), chaga, chicken (whole, breast, ground), chocolate (artisan & raw), coffee & espresso, cornmeal, eggs (chicken & duck), granola, honey, jams & jellies, kimchi, lamb, milk, olive oils, pasta, pecans, pickles, popcorn, pork, rabbit, salsa, sesame seeds, sorghum, sorghum flour, tea, turkey, vinaigrettes, wheat flour, wheatgrass (for juicing), wine, yogurt.

NON-FOOD ITEMS : 
Art (local designers and artists), bamboo vases and garden trellises, charcoal & smoker chips (mesquite), compost & compost tea, dog food & treats (all-natural), flowers (seasonally), firewood, garden manuals, goat’s milk soap, laundry detergent, lotion, mulch, plants (herbs, flowers, vegetables), tote bags, vermicomposting worms and kits.

PREPARED FOODS :
Breakfast burritos and tacos, crepes, Indian, ice cream, kurryworst, wood-fired pizza, pretzels, tamales, waffles – and more gluten-free goodies, starting May 2014!!