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Farmers' Markets

Farmers' markets in the Upper East Side of Texas offer more than delicious home grown produce. Some have food demonstrations, wine, preserves, fresh baked breads, live music, and more.
April 24, 2017

Red Moon Farm Shares Organic Crops

Tucked down a county road near Van is an impressive family-owned farm with a host of organic vegetables and flowers.
August 31, 2015

Waldo Way and the Golden Guernsey Girls

NaRisa “Ris” Waldo quit her job as a University of Texas at Tyler professor in October 2013 taking on a different form of education than she did with her PhD in nursing — she made a leap of faith from what she calls the “illness” business to the “wellness” business and started a dairy farm.
March 2, 2015

Back to Delicious Basics at Greer Farm

Down a long verdant-rimmed lane of tawny dirt and stone, the historic hideaway Greer Farm is nestled off the beaten path near Daingerfield in the Upper East Side of Texas.
June 26, 2014

Farmers, Markets and Festivals Bring Plenty of Food and Fun to Guests

Over the past few years the terms “culinary tourism,” “gastronomads,” and “farm to table” are heard often in the Upper East Side of Texas as people continue to embrace the need for fresh produce for better nutrition and tastier food.
May 14, 2014

Flavorful Food and Fun Abound with Farmers’ Offerings

Hands down one of the absolute best things about the Upper East Side of Texas is its farmers and the produce they offer direct from their farms or at community markets where they bring their fresh produce to consumers. From tomatoes, peas, squash, okra, peppers, onions, watermelon, cantaloupe, blueberries, peaches, wine, honey, dairy, and meats, this part of the country is famous for the best-tasting fresh food found anywhere.
April 25, 2013

Three Farmers’ Markets Among Nation’s Finest

Sulphur Springs is the overall winner in Farmland.org’s “Favorite Farmer’s Market” contest’s mid-sized market division, with Nacogdoches taking fourth and Winnsboro fifth in Texas.
September 28, 2012

Winnsboro Market Moves to Market Street

The Winnsboro Farmers’ Market moves to downtown Market Street every Saturday in October.
September 28, 2012

Snowflake Bakery and Deli

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July 1, 2012

Farmers' Markets in East Texas

In Texas, what is as authentic as the Alamo, unique as the mockingbird, and identifiable as an armadillo? It’s the tradition of public markets where farmers and consumers come together in a way that has shaped local cultural heritage since the days of the Republic. The Upper East Side of Texas is celebrated with hundreds of public markets.
June 1, 2012

From Farm to Table Ensures Freshness That Counts

There’s nothing new at all about the idea that we find pleasure in food, or that we find health in food; we are, in some ways, what we eat. Those two notions, though, are growing closer together with people that Chef Christian Chevanne calls “gastronomads.”
June 3, 2011

Full Quiver Farms

Full Quiver Farms in Kemp, owned and operated by Mike and Debbie Sams, produces some of the best artisan and farmstead cheeses and cheese spreads in Texas. It has been featured in articles across the state and even has its own chapter in Growing Good Things to Eat in Texas by Texas A&M University Press.
June 1, 2010