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Healthy Living with Texas Produce

Partnering Texas Farmers Markets with
Hospitals and Clinics to Promote Texas Specialty Crops

In an effort to put more local produce on Texas tables, the GO TEXAN program is connecting farmers markets, local growers and the Texas health industry across the state. Through the Healthy Living with Texas Produce program, farmers markets in the Lone Star State are invited to partner with a local hospital clinic to host nutritional demonstrations highlighting Texas specialty crops (fruits, vegetables and/or tree nuts) at their market.

Corpus Christi Farmers Market 

500 Mesquite Street                      

Corpus Christi, TX 78401              

Cooking demos
Event Dates: July 8, 5-7 p.m., reoccurring monthly.

Dripping Springs Farmers Market             

140 East Mercer Street 

Dripping Springs, TX 78620          

Event Dates:

August 26, 2015 at 3:30pm and 4:30pm. Emily Vaneck, a graduate student of Nutritional Studies from Texas State will demonstrate how the shoppers can make delicious meals from late summer vegetables.

October 21, 2015 Laura Petty from the Hays County AgriLife Ext. Office will perform a cooking demonstration about pumpkins and winter squash.  She will utilize dried fruits, nuts and herbs from the market in her recipes.
November 11, 2015 Emily Vaneck will demonstrate  how to eat your greens: raw in salads, sautéed in oil, or juiced with other vegetables for a healthy drink. 

El Centro de Laredo Farmers Market      

1301 Farragut Street                      

Laredo, TX 78040                             

Event Dates:

Fredericksburg Farmers Market                               

Kinder Halle, Marketplace City Center   

Fredericksburg,  TX 78624             

Event Dates: June 25, July 30  

Jim Wells County Farmers Market           

500 Block of San Diego Street    

Alice, TX  78333

Event Dates:  June 20, August 15, September 19 and October 17

McAllen Farmers Market                             

4001 N. 23rd Street

McAllen, TX  78504                          

Event Dates: May 9, June 13, October 10 and  November 14

Nacogdoches Farmers Market  

107 West Pearl Street                   

Nacogdoches, TX  75961

Event Dates: 

August 7 at 7:00 p.m. -- Maroney Park (Movies in the Park)

August 22--Kids Expo with Healthy Nacogdoches

September 19--Farmers Market Fall Fling


River Valley Farmers Market      

109 Depot Street             

Elgin, TX  78621                 

Event Dates: October 6, November 7

Refer back to this page soon for an updated listing of these events.
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