Barton Creek Farmers Market Newsletter

Barton Creek Farmers Market

Saturdays 9 - 1 at Barton Creek Square Mall


Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance (FARFA) is a national organization that supports independent family farmers and protects a healthy and productive food supply for American consumers. FARFA promotes common sense policies for local, diversified agricultural systems. 


Barton Creek Farmers Market is open every Saturday on the back side of the parking lot at Barton Creek Square Mall 


 

Hours of operation are
9-1 Saturdays

The Market is open
rain or shine!
Tasty Tunes

The Barton Creek Farmers Market is proud to present original music every Saturday! On Saturday, May 20, Jimmy Joe Natoli returns to hosting the music with his improvised instrumentals and funny songs. "Kids Music Hour" is back at 10:10 with Mr. Bus Driver Man Sir and Her, with chairs and percussion instruments will be there for the little ones to play along! Jan Seides, with her excellent guitar skills and songs that range from theatrical to folk, will be the special 11:11 musical guest. The last hour will feature the duo The Better Halves with fun duets and fancy instrumentals.
Visit the Music at Barton Creek Farmers Market facebook page to see who's playing, view pictures, or post your own pictures of your favorite farmers market artists!
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Thanks to all our wonderful shoppers and vendors, we were selected by the online consumer's guide The Daily Green as one of the top farmers markets in the country. 

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May 20, 2017
Dear Farmers Market Friends,
 
Please come support our 
local  farmers and obtain the freshest, highest quality food available!  

Jenschke Farm is bringing delicious peaches!
 
Fruitful Hill is bringing slicing cucumbers,
yellow squash, zucchini, red new potatoes, beets, cabbage, garlic, leeks, etc.
 
Fruitful Hill's Red Potatoes 

Welcome back Full Quiver Farm with 
fabulous cheeses, pork and beef!
 
On most Saturdays, we have a very special 
Kids Music Hour from 10:10 to 11:11 most Saturdays hosted by Mr. Bus Driver Man Sir and Her and/or special guests.  We have sing-alongs, percussion instruments for the kids to play along, sidewalk chalk and little chairs for the kids. 
 
Southpaw Sharpening
is at the market weekly (barring heavy rain) to do an expert job at sharpening your knives, etc!
 
Try LeBoeuf Farm's pastured ham, bacon and chicken - non GMO and nitrate free.
 
We are happy to have excellent aquaponic 
veggies from The Farmstead at Driftwood 
as well as other produce, etc.
Shrimp Connection offers excellent fresh flash frozen shrimp from the gulf.

Red Oak Bakery offers world-class 
gluten-free breads and goodies from a 
100% gluten free kitchen.

Richardson Farms now has fresh low-temperature pasturized milk!  Their milk is free of gmo and soy.  It is totally the A2 variety of milk.  This type of milk is considered to be easier to digest and people who cannot handle other milk can often handle this. For more information, google A2 milk or go to
 
Andrews Farm is offering pastured veal, 
goat and lamb.
 
Wild Dewberries from Solstice Farms this Saturday
 
Richardson Farms, 
Wright Longhorn, Le Boeuf, High Country Bison, River Bottom Farm, Andrews Farm and Smith and Smith have a wonderful variety of sausages and pasture raised 
chickens, beef, pork and lamb.
 
Our farms have a 
great selection of seasonal produce and delicious 
pasture raised meats and dairy.  

SPECIALS
Every week, we have delicious, healthful grass-fed meats, free-range eggs, low-temperature pasteurized, non-homogenized milk and cream, organic local produce, specialty prepared foods made from local ingredients, talented artisans and much more.
CHILDREN'S EVENTS
We host a variety of children's activities at each market. These are our regulars.
  • Tiny Tails to You Petting Zoo - third Saturday at the mall from 10:30 to 12.  
Neva at Fruitful Hill Farm with baby goat!

Meats and Eggs
All of our meats are pastured - 
grass fed and  grass finished!

Andrews Farm - excellent lamb and veal!

Le Boeuf - pasture raised GMO free pork and chickens.

Full Quiver Farm - cheese, probiotic veggies, pork and beef.

Richardson Farms - 
  • Impressive array of pastured beef, pork, chicken
  • Ground chicken and turkey now available!
  • GMO free low temperature pasturized non homogenized milk. 
  • Freshly ground organic flour and heirloom cornmeal
  • Popcorn, crackers, sorghum syrup, etc. 
Svantes Ranch -
  • Grass Fed Beef -excellent flavor.
High Country Bison -
  • Excellent grass-fed ground bison
  • NY Strips, rib eyes and sirloins - with recipes 
Vital Farms - organic fresh eggs from pasture-raised chickens! 
 
Smith and Smith -  Fresh eggs, pork, pastured fresh whole chickens and lamb.

Wright's Longhorn Beef - beef from Longhorn Cattle.

VEGGIES, FRUITS & NUTS

The Farmstead at Driftwood - aquaponic vegetables, etc.

Apple Valley Orchard - apples when in season!!

Caskey Orchards has lots and lots of peaches when in season!

Hillside Farms - local veggies and fruits.

River Bottom Farm - seasonal vegetables and grass fed beef.

Sandy Creek Farm - pecans, persimmons, onions, potatoes, garlic, tomatoes.

Comanche Oaks Farm - seasonal veggies, fruits, eggs, pecans.

Kitchen Pride Mushrooms- really delicious mushrooms - crimini, portabella, oyster, etc.

Buddha's Brew - great kombucha in a variety of flavors from local fruits (usually organic).

Love Creek, Top of Texas and Rocky Hill apple orchards - Peaches, apples and fresh cider - seasonal!

Gray Gardens - seasonal vegies grown in Buda.

Georgetown Pecans - seasonal pecans!

Fruitful Hill - lovely seasonal veggies and fruits (strawberries, melons,sweet corn,etc) and eggs.

Antonio Celantano Olive Oil - excellent oil at a great price. 100% extra virgin bottled at the estate.
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Winfield Farm - incredible sprouts that last beautifully for up to 3 weeks in fridge - they keep growing. Seasonal produce and canned items - jams, jellies, etc.!

Johnson's Backyard Garden - huge array of organic seasonal veggies of all kind including citrus when available.

Maple Syrup Lady - Anna's family maple syrup and jams.

Engel Farms - fruits and vegies of all kinds!

SEAFOOD
 
Garbo's Lobster fresh Maine lobster flown in for delicious Lobster Rolls on fresh baked rolls - Heido Garbo even makes her own mayo with olive oil!   
 
 
 
K&S Seafood - 
Very fresh and exceptional seafood!!!! 
  • Jumbo and medium shrimp
  • Lump crab meat, soft shell crab, stone crab claws Filets of snapper, salmon and flounder
  • Whole fish - flounder, pompano, red snapper and black drum 
  • Varies weekly according to supply
Shrimp Connection - third generation family shrimping business supplying fresh, deep water, wild caught Gulf shrimp.

FOOD ARTISANS & PREPARED FOODS

Fond Bone Broth - pasture raised bone broth sourced from local Texas farms.

Mum Foods - exceptional brisket, pastrami and brine fermented pickles.

Idlewild Coffee - artisan roasted coffee to drink and take home.

Adelee's Bean Dip - very good pinto bean dip!

Cake de Chez Nous - excellent baked goods - regular and gluten free - muffins, scones, cookies.

Simmering Soup - exceptional soups made from local ingredients.

Sezi Foods - a savory and sweet pie baker, making everything from scratch.

Gourmet Texas Pasta - very good pasta - regular and gluten free.

ATX Jerky - all natural jerky made from high quality local beef.

Texas Hill Country Olive Oil -offering  a delicious assortment of award-winning, flavored organic olive oils and balsamic vinegars.

Nile Valley Teas - hibiscus, mango, lemonade, green and black teas - seasonal.

Lamba's Royal Indian Food - the real thing!
 
Red Oak Bakery - delicious artisan gluten free baked goods.
 
Crubom Chocolates - yum!!

Brazilian Cheese Bread  - scrumptious gluten free cheese bread.
 
Cake de Chez Nous - excellent muffins, cakes, scones, including superb gluten-free baked goods.
 
New Bread Rising - small batch artisan bread - Reggiano Garlic, Fig Anise, Sour Dough, Rosemary, incredible cinnamon rolls, and more.
 
Taco Deli  - ever popular breakfast tacos - great variety.Royal Indian Food - delicious array of Indian foods, including Mango Lassi!
 
Gardener's Feast - delicious tamales and sauces.
 
Dad's Granola - great granola in Original, Agave Almond, Pecan and Cashew, plus Austin Manna.
 
Jams, salsas and other canned goodies from Kelli's Jellies   Winfield Farms and Beba's Pfresh Salsas.
 
LOCAL HONEY, SUGAR CANE and MAPLE SYRUP
 

Goodflow Honey - Local raw honey in Austin for over 20 years.

 

Comanche Oaks Farm - Clover Honey from Fayette County.

 

Maple Syrup Lady - Maple syrup from family farm in Minnesota - no additives.

 

ARTISANS & CRAFTSMEN

M Squared Jewelry - trendy, darling jewelry.

Conscious Goods - great candles scented with essential oils, natural bath balls, deodorant and more!

Merci Cosmetics - natural cosmetics of all kinds!

Javalina Books - mysteries by Denny bolton - fun filled Austin bassed books. 

Wren's Runes - nature-themed jewelry and runes. 

Fabric Refinery makes lovely napkins stitched in Austin from linen and cotton patterned fabrics.

And More!
BATH & SPA
Zen Soap - high quality, authentic, handmade bar soap.

Hemp360  - organic lip balms, lotions, sun block, bug repellent, himalayan salt mud mask and salt scrub, etc.   

Green Living with Essential Oils - essential oils and flavored waters - a healing art.

Conscious Goods - soy candles, bath balls, etc.

Texas Lavender  - fresh lavender, lotion, soap, natural hand sanitizer, gift samplers.
 
UP! Organics - very high quality body products and charming handmade earrings from recycled materials.

Merci's Natural Makeup - really good, clean makeup.

GARDENING

Natural Gardener - excellent soil additives from Austin's foremost organic gardening expert, John Dromgoole - featuring Ladybug Brand natural soil supplements.  

 

Rasmeys Gardens - native plants of all kinds, often including Meyer lemon plants that grow beautiful lemons!

  

...AND ALL THE REST

Green Living with Essential Oils - oils, sprays, etc.

Nature's Select - very high quality dog kibble.

Anderson Windows - excellent energy-efficient windows.

Dog On It - hand made dog beds and high quality dog treats

Texas Metal Tanks - water catchment tanks of all sizes.

Austin Gutter King - high quality gutters and gutter guards for rain catchment, etc. 
SPONSORS
 

Anderson Windows - ultra high quality windows and doors.

 

Aztec Organic Pest Service, Austin's original environmentally minded pest service - since 1982.

 

Bring a friend and share the wealth,   

Your friends at the Barton Creek Farmers Market

Barton Creek Farmers Market | bartoncreekfarmersmarket@gmail.com | http://www.bartoncreekfarmersmarket.org/
Mailing Address:  3110 Fontana Drive
Austin, TX 78704