Succulents for Your Sweetheart: Markley Family Farms

Brian and Becky of Markley Family Farms are taking a twist on the traditional Valentine’s day bouquet with Texas-raised succulents. These greenhouse-grown plants are arranged into handmade cedar boxes (made by Brian himself) and are now available in the Farmhouse Delivery market! After farming produce for some time, the Markleys have now turned to selling succulents at the Pearl Farmers’ Market in San Antonio and to local plant-lovers. “We started just experimenting in our greenhouse because we had the space and it kind of just went from there!

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Use Your Bushel: Week of February 5

February 5: Large Bushel

Broccoli (1 lb avg) or Cauliflower (1 head), Cabbage Green or Red (1 head), Carrots (1 bunch/1 lb avg), Green Onions (1 bunch) or Fennel (1 bulb), Kale (1 bunch) or Collard Greens (1 bunch), Lettuce (1 head), Oranges (5 count), Radishes (1 bunch) or Rutabaga (1 lb avg), Spinach (1 bunch) or Bok Choy (1 bunch), Sweet Potatoes (1 lb avg)

February 5: Medium Bushel

Beets (1 bunch/1 lb avg),

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