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!
Dear Farmhouse Family,
September started out dominated by fear. Fear of the giant storm barreling toward Texas. Fear that our farmers and customers in Houston wouldn’t survive such a hit. And fear that after the slow months of summer, we [Farmhouse Delivery] wouldn’t survive it either. But seeing the devastation, knowing that so many were suffering more than we could ever imagine, we knew we could not sit idle.
Fear quickly turned to inspiration. We looked at our coolers, loaded with produce intended for Houston homes that Harvey had rendered inaccessible,