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Welcome to Farmers' Market at Imperial!
Eat Fresh, Shop Local | Open Year Around | Saturdays 9AM - 1PM
 
May 19, 2017
Greetings Market Shoppers,
 
When is a tomato not just another tomato? When it is available for purchase fresh from the field at a neighborhood farmers market. Residents of Sugar Land and beyond can enjoy the freshest-tasting produce, view one-a-kind arts and crafts and interesting artisan finds at the Farmers Market at Imperial, located at Highway 90 at Brooks Street (198 Kempner St in Sugar Land). Presented by the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, each Farmers Market at Imperial will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. rain or shine, year round. Click here for more information!

We hope you can all join us!
 
Map & Directions   |   Vendors   |  Calendar of Events

Don't forget to check out our Website and Facebook page for great pictures and up to the minute news!
Week In Pictures
Featured Vendor
 
Bluebird Bakehouse

Each day at Bluebird Bakehouse we are dreaming up new flavor combinations using the best spices, freshest ingredients, and cutting edge baking techniques. These modern twists are added to timeless, vintage recipes in order to create unique baked goods and pastries that are off-the-charts delicious!  

You can travel around the world with these baked goods with our ras al hangout scented muffins from North Africa or cardamom filled pistachio buns from India!  Or feel free to stay close to home with our class cream cheese kolaches and soul filling chocolate chip cookies.  All recipes have been tried and tested and are guaranteed to please!  
Lunch at the Market
 
Cousins Main Lobster Food Truck
 
Cousins Maine Lobster is proud to serve the best tasting lobster rolls off their trucks.  Cousins visits the market the first Saturday of each month to share a taste of the Maine Coast with the people of the Gulf Coast. They bring a bit of our Maine culture to the diverse Houston food truck scene.  Mark your calendars for a delectable market visit!
Did You Know?

According to the “Our Global Kitchen” exhibit at the Bob Bullock museum, today most supermarket tomatoes are picked green and hard, trucked long distances, and then turned red with ethylene gas.  Because they have been bred for yield, hardness and “shelf life,” not flavor or nutrition, their taste can be very disappointing.

Fresh tomatoes are available weekly at Gundermann Acres.
Guest Musician:

Mickey Hobbs
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Featured Recipe
 
Nyonya Lam Mee
(Nyonya Birthday Noodles)
When shopping for ingredients, consider your local farmers market vendors for good pork, shrimp, eggs, chicken and a range of fresh produce! 
 
Ingredients
  • 2 pounds yellow noodles (lo mein / mi phuoc kien), blanched in boiling water; drain and set aside 
  • 1 pound medium-sized shrimps, deveined, shelled; put shells aside for oup stock 
  • 1 pound pork belly 
  • 8 pieces shiitake mushrooms, soaked and cut into thin slices 
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped 
  • 2 slices fresh ginger 
  • ½ cup oil 
  • 8 cups stock made from chicken bones 
Seasoning
  • a dash of pepper 
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch 
  • 2 tablespoons light soya sauce 
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce 
Garnishing
  • 4 stalks green onion, chopped 
  • 2 red chilies, halved, seeded and cut into thin slices 
  • 4 medium-sized shallots, sliced and fried till crispy; set aside 
  • 2 stalks coriander leaves 
  • 4 eggs, beaten (optionally, add a drop or two of pink coloring), made into omelets and cut into thin strips. set aside. 
  • ½ pound bean sprouts, quick blanched in boiling water; drain, set aside 
  • 4 tablespoons garlic oil 
To Prepare

Sauté shrimp shells in 1 tablespoon of oil for 4 minutes.

Bring to boil the stock, add sautéed shrimp shells, ginger and pork belly. Simmer for 20–30 minutes.

Remove pork belly. When cool, slice thinly and set aside. Lower heat and continue to simmer the stock for 20 minutes. Strain stock and return to the pot. Add light soya sauce, oyster sauce and a dash of pepper. Thicken with cornstarch.

Fry chopped garlic in oil until light golden; remove 4 tablespoons for garnishing.

To the remaining garlic oil, add sliced mushrooms and shrimps and stir-fry until shrimps and mushrooms are cooked. Remove and set aside.

To serve: Arrange a portion of blanched noodles in a deep dish. Top with cooked mushrooms, shrimp, pork, blanched bean sprouts and egg omelets. Pour hot soup over the noodles and garnish with fried shallot, green onions, sliced chilies, coriander and a little garlic oil.

Serve hot with a dollop of Sambal Belacan.*

Market Vendors
 
2 Goose Studio
4 Paws Gourmet Dog Treats
Always Quilting
Anna's Gourmet Greek
Ash and Earth Organics
Big Creek Farms
Big Poppa's Kettle Corn
Bones on the Go!
Bravado Spice
Braman Winery
Buffalo Bead
Cookies 4 Everyone
Couple of Cooks Snacks
Custom Cedar Patio Furniture
Cyrillas Artistic Crochet
Della Casa Pasta
Epicurean Rifinado Alimento
Fort Bend Coffee Roasters
Grass on the Go
Great Harvest Bread Co. (Katy)
Gundermann Acres
Imperial BBQ
Inside the Looking Glass
Juice It Raw
Jolly Farms
JS Desserts
Kristi's Kitchen
Last Course Gourmet
Lather Me Up
Lavande Farm
Little Delectables Chocolates
Loki's Treats
Lotti Dotti Biscotti
Mother Teresa's Fine Foods
Nisha's Quick N E Zee Indian Food
Ooh La La... Candles
Peace, Love, and Alchemy
Picks and Stones
Round Rock Honey
Salve
Secret Garden
Shelby Kindrick

Sweets By Susan
Texas Olive Ranch
Texas Pickle Company
Texas T Kobe
The Berry Best Texas Berries
Ty's Spices and Smoked Meats
Water Ice Factory 
Woz Wood Shop
Farmers Market
at Imperial
Ample parking, shade trees with picnic benches...come enjoy a Farmers Market like no other!

Presented by the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce

Every Saturday
Year Around
9AM - 1PM Rain or Shine


Located in Sugar Land at Highway 90 at Brooks Street 198 Kempner Street in Sugar Land
Looking for a new adventure?
Come check out the Museum, open Saturdays from 9:00AM - 1:00PM! Rain or shine, SLHF volunteers allow visitors browse around or walk through the Gift Shop.
2016 - 2017 Sponsorship's

Now Available for the Farmers' Market at Imperial!
 
Contact the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce at 281-566-2152 for more information about how you can reach 1,500 - 2,000 people every week! Click Here to view the Sponsorship Information Packet
Thank You to Our Partners and Sponsors!





Sustainer Sponsor:
Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

Cultivator Sponsor:
Environmental Protech | Frost Bank

Germinator Sponsors:
Harris Construction | Fort Bend Focus Magazine | Garden Guy
Mosquito Joe | Republic Services | Ruggles Green
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Farmers Market at Imperial · 198 Kempner Street · Sugar Land, TX 77478 · USA