Sarah Perry and her team will open the White Rock Local Market on Saturday for its sixth season at the Lakeside Baptist Church. In true spring market fashion, you can expect cold weather greens, greens and more greens. You'll also likely see lots of radishes and other early root vegetables and some ... More >>
Because you were looking for another excuse to visit the White Rock Local Market, Sarah Perry and her minions are facilitating three chef demonstrations this weekend. The event is sponsored by Go Texan, the organization that slaps cute little Texas labels on products in an effort to get consumers to ... More >>
Dallas leads the nation in over-regulating farmers markets — which is why we have so few of them.
Almost two years ago, when I was deciding whether or not I wanted to move to Dallas and devote my life to writing about burgers and Reuben sandwiches, I sat in my old office in Falls Church, Virginia, and looked at Google maps. I've been fascinated with maps since I was a kid, and having access to t ... More >>
For a long time I didn't love to prospect at farmers markets, if only because I had no clue how to use them. As a home cook, when I wanted to make a meal, I paged through my cookbooks looking for inspirational pictures, wrote down a massive ingredient list and then hit the grocery store. That's not ... More >>
When the sun first shone on Lakeside Baptist Church this past Saturday it was 33 degrees outside. And even though it warmed up a touch by the time White Rock Local Market opened at 8 a.m., it was hardly perfect outdoor shopping weather. Sarah Perry, a spokesperson for the market confirmed as much, ... More >>
The White Rock Local Market springs back to life this weekend after hibernating for our quasi-winter. If you're looking for fresh, local produce and culinary goods of all kinds, where you can literally put names to faces, this is possibly the best place in the city to do so. "White Rock Local Mark ... More >>
Maybe the biggest problem with the fracking issue is that it involves the deadly, mind-numbing and sleep-inducing phrase "parts per billion." Otherwise I might have cracked the case long ago. Fracking is deep-well drilling for natural gas in which drillers inject water and chemicals into a l ... More >>