Strawberries and everything the weather allows at Markley Family Farm

“I like what Farmhouse Delivery is doing. It’s good for young families who want their children to eat well. The pricing is fair and it’s good for the farmers, too. We like being part of it.” -Brian Markley

 

Everyone knows your strawberries are some of the best. How long have you been farming?
I started farming about six years ago. My wife and I had been to a pick-your-own strawberry farm in Florida and there’s nothing like it in New Braunfels.

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Gumbo time is coming – our 2nd Annual Cook-off is ON!

Mark your calendar for Saturday, March 29! Last year at 7 a.m., we were greeted by headlights and happiness as the cooking began at Rain Lily Farm. Team Gumbreax took top honors with their crowd-pleasing and slightly controversial roux. Who will it be this year? Get out that massive gumbo pot of yours – a call for entries is coming soon!

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Curling up with a good food book?

If you’re like us, you’re just as likely to be caught reading a cookbook as a good novel. We’ll grab pretty much anything about food and cooking. Here are some of our favorite reads these days.

The Good Food Revolution, Will Allen – A good reminder of why we love supporting local farmers, and why Farmhouse is committed to keeping a 100% local product lineup.  

In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto, Michael Pollan – While it’s been out for a few years.

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