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Welcome to Farmers' Market at Imperial!
Eat Fresh, Shop Local | Open Year Around | Saturdays 9AM - 1PM
 
June 2, 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
 
St. John's Fire Food Truck
 
We are so happy to have Chef Joel St. John at the market this Saturday!  This is phenomenal food experience you don't want to miss!  Please visit his website at http://www.stjohnsfire.net for more information and a sneak peak at the delicious dishes you can find this weekend at Farmers Market at Imperial. 
Did You Know?

The average American farmer produces enough food to feed 155 people every year. 
Guest Musician:

Sean Richards
 
A native of Trinidad and Tobago, Sean Richards has played Steel Drum, or Pan, with international bands all over the world.  Residing now in the Houston area, Sean is a teacher and demonstrator of the art, and plays private parties, weddings, and festivals. A one-man band, Sean plays live to accompanying tracks for a full sound.
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Featured Recipe
 
Summer Rolls Filled with
Texas Watermelon
When shopping for ingredients, consider your local farmers market vendors for good pork, shrimp, eggs, chicken and a range of fresh produce! 
 
Ingredients for the Rolls
  • 16 sheets rice paper (found in the ethnic aisle of grocery 
  • stores or Asian markets)
  • 1 cup red leaf lettuce, shredded
  • 16 large fresh mint leaves, whole
  • 16 sprigs fresh cilantro leaves
  • 16 large fresh basil leaves, whole
  • 3 ounces thin rice noodles, cooked
  • 16 cooked Texas shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails off and cut in half from head to tail
  • 16 julienned strips of Texas watermelon, cut to fit size of roll
  • 1/4 cup Texas 1015 onions, chopped
  • 1/3 cup carrots, julienned
  • 1/3 cup bell pepper, julienned
Ingredients for Spicy Peanut Dipping Sauce
  • 1-2 cups crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 T. fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (13.5 ounces nt. wt.) coconut milk or cream
  • 2 cup Housin sauce
  • Sambal Oelek, to taste
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 cups rice vinegar
  • Juice from 2 oranges
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup sesame oil
  • 1 tsp. Maggi seasoning
To Prepare

Directions for the Summer Rolls: Gather and prepare all ingredients, including a container of hot water large enough to dip the rice paper. To assemble the summer rolls, dip the rice paper (one at a time) in the water just quickly enough to soften them. Lay the rice paper on a clean, flat surface. Working from left to right, place a piece of lettuce in the center. Top with rows of the herb 
leaves and follow with rice noodles, shrimp, Texas watermelon and a couple of pieces, each, of the remaining ingredients. 
Roll tightly, folding in the sides like a burrito. Place in a container, and cover with a slightly damp cloth. Repeat until you have the desired amount of spring rolls. Refrigerate until ready to eat, but not more than several hours. 

Directions for the Dipping Sauce: Place all ingredients in a saucepan over a medium-low flame. As the ingredients warm 
up, stir and combine them. Continue to cook until everything has come together and formed one sauce. Serve warm or at room temperature. Store in the refrigerator. Refrigerated sauce should be rewarmed for a thin consistency.

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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