Discovery Green Flea presented by Green Mountain Energy
Discovery Green Flea presented by Green Mountain Energy
Treasure-hunt at this monthly, one-of-a-kind market nestled in the shady southeast end of the downtown park. The destination market features an array of artful kitsch, vintage items, mid-century modern furniture, recycled and repurposed items and collectibles.
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The Flea hosts a FREE bicycle repair workshop each month! Bring your bikes and your questions to our expert cyclist, Ozzy!
Discovery Green Flea is irresistible to the avid shopper! Whether you are a bargain hunter or an eco-sensitive collector dedicated to repurposing and reusing, seek and find at Discovery Green Flea while enjoying light bites and local entertainment. With the planning expertise of Project for Public Spaces and our new friends at Brooklyn Flea, Discovery Green Flea is the place to see (buy and eat) and be seen.
Enjoy the market on the third Saturday of every month. The next Flea is scheduled for Saturday, December 20, 2014 from 11 am - 5 pm.
The Invincible Czars return to the Flea in December to perform their whimsical rock interpretation of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker Suite" with a dance-along Nutcracker. Children and the young-at-heart can prance and dance to this high-energy performance that features props and plenty of surprises. Catch the performance from 2pm to 4pm.
Flea Market Vendor Rules
We feature crocheted items with some of the most interesting yarns, arresting colors, textures, & stitching. Each piece is HANDMADE & carries a bit of our very special artist in its craftsmanship. Hand crocheted offerings include HATS, SCARVES, COWLS & MORE!
Dawn Nation Designs
A great fan of vintage in all shapes and sizes, my little corner of the world specializes in repurposing. Dawn Nation Designs will feature fun, physical products such as stickers and magnets with images of classic comic book covers and lunchboxes, notebooks created from game boards, vintage papers and game pieces.
Michelle's Fiber Arts
I create fine fiber artwork, handspun artisan yarns and fibers, and wearable art using a variety of hand dyed natural fibers. I love demonstrating my spinning and felting techniques at festivals.
A Hippy Heart Vintage
My dream at a hippy heart is to help those who love vintage find something they can truly revere. Vintage clothing has been an ever enduring love affair. I pick out pieces that have a certain quality to be treasured. Garments from the 1950's-1970's are my favorite.
All With Love
All items are hand made in our shop by the mother and daughter team of Evelina and Tiffany Nappier. Handbags/cross body bags made with recycled fabric, laptop/messenger bags made with recycled coffee sacks, totes made with recycled belts and belt parts, sunglass cases, small zippered cases, cord tacos, key fobs, ID holders and lanyards, all made from fabric we have rescued and repurposed. If it can be sewn, we can and have probably made it.
Art by Bonnie Blue
DARE TO WEAR ART!! I take vintage jackets and boots and purses and give them a new life with my one of a kind hand painted designs. I love to paint faces and a lot of what I use in my designs but I paint other things too, like flowers, butterflies, etc.
Artesania De Mujeres Casares
We have created a wide array of handmade art pieces and jewelry that reflect on our Mexican heritage. You can select items from a wide-array of imaginative, high-quality one of a kind ceramic art, ceramic heart, colorful crochet jewelry, Wall artwork and hand painted tiles.
We are two groovy chics traveling the great state of TEXAS searching for junk to repurpose into handcrafted jewelry, small furniture pieces, and home good items. Along the way we pick up funky vintage/antique items and can never pass up a pair of vintage cowboy boots!
Blue Face Monkey
We create unique Home Décor & Jewelry items. Our Home Décor items include lamps / lighting fixtures & small furniture pieces. Unique items we have converted into lamps are musical instruments, shoe forms, industrial mechanical parts, bowling pins, galvanized pipes, farm items, whatever inspires us.
Our mission is to craft bold, incredible hot sauces that are undeniably delicious. We focus on raw flavor instead of just heat. Our products bring something awesome to the table. From pineapples to ghost peppers, Bravado Spice Hot Sauce is unlike anything else out there.
All products are handmade from new or vintage materials to create unique decorations for the home and special events. Holiday banners, mixed media on canvas art, quirky throw pillows, vintage fabric coasters, and monogrammed signage and stationery. Customized invitations, wedding banners, table decor, and themed party packs.
Caphin is a Houston-based creator of bottled Vietnamese iced coffee (café sua da). We are using coffee to add to the cultural fabric of our community.
Churrasco To Go
Brazilian Churrasco combo plates, Picanha sandwich (top sirloin), Linguica sandwich (sausage), Guarana (brazilian soft drink), Mango and passion fruit juice
I work with fibers/yarn, jute,burlap and found objects to create covers for recycled vases, jars, canisters. I also make scarves, caps, bags and other accessories.
We are a small clothing line known as Cotton Threads in Houston and our designs are mix of international cultures. Cotton Threads is a bohemian yet modern lifestyle brand that sells women’s clothing and accessories.
CultGrrrl Creations has been crafting whimsical and unique crocheted pieces for over 15 years. In an array of colorful yarns, artist Jess Carlos creates quirky, cute and sometimes creepy amigurumi pieces for the young and young at heart.
D&B Funky Creations
D & B Funky Creations makes fun, colorful Mexican Folk Art with a twist. We create unique colorful art that celebrate life & death with recycled, up-cycled & everything in between. From paper mache masks to multi-sized figures and handmade jewelry, there's a funky creation for you.
D&M Gourmet Foods
I feature Heart of Texas olive oils, balsamic vinegars, and handcrafted wooden gift boxes. Have several really great varieties, such as arbequina, chipotle, habanero, garlic shallot and other olive oils; also several flavorful balsamic vinegars, such as cranberry, spicy mango, raspberry, honey ginger, white peach and more!
Dazzle Me Up
I sell original handmade burlap and patchwork purses. I also make very unique and different little girls patchwork dresses and very cute and fun to wear blue jean skirts some are trimmed in lace, ruffles, and different type of border trim. I take pride in my work and love to sew.
Eye Elégance is a family owned optical boutique specializing in unique, hard-to-find eyewear. We'll offer vintage eyeglasses and sunglasses along with beautiful, hand-made necklaces designed to hold your glasses. We will also have unique custom made reading glasses for sale. Two opticians on hand will be able to help frame style and answer questions.
First Saturday Arts Market
Our Community Partner, First Saturday Arts Market, is a monthly outdoor fine arts event featuring the works of dozens of visual artists. Located in the Historic Houston Heights at 548 W. 19th St. at Lawrence St., the market showcases paintings, sculpture, photography, jewelry and handcrafted items.
I've been drafting patterns and designing women's clothing for years, but in 2009 when I couldn't find cute fabric shoes for my baby, I decided to make them. That is how Flippy Baby was born! Each pair is lovingly hand made with a lot of attention to detail. I use fine and delicate fabrics and decorations, 100% cotton linings, and soft felt or fleece for insoles.
Fond Memories Past & Present
We are a family that loves nostalgia and repurposing a variety of fun and interesting items. Our items vary from salvaged, shabby chic and/or vintage furniture, vintage clothing, vintage jewelry, and vintage sports memorabilia.
FREEDOM54 Clothing Co.
Inspired by the unifying appeal and message of the African Aesthetic, Kai Dunna created FREEDOM54, a t-shirt design company based in Houston, Texas. FREEDOM54 aims to produce premium, high-quality clothing by fusing the longstanding tradition of the African Aesthetic with modern and urban fashion designs.
I make wire wrapped Copper jewelry and I also use discarded items in my creations. My purses are made from recycled denim. I love to recycle or upcycle items.
Friends of the Houston Public Library
The Friends of the Houston Public Library, founded in 1953, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to fostering wider recognition, use, and support of the Houston Public Library. We hope to contribute to our fundraising goals by selling our donated vintage records, music, and media at Discovery Green Flea.
The Golden Grill
The Golden Grill is a gourmet mobile grilled cheese restaurant (food truck) serving all the classics and more!
Espresso based hot and cold drinks, gourmet brewed coffee, local roasted coffee by the pound, iced teas, lemonades, and italian sodas
Gumm and Sons Antiques
We give old furniture and collectables a fresh start by refinishing, repurposing, and reselling. You never know what you might find! We offer everything from pre-civil war step-back cupboards and mid-century benches, to Roy Rogers cap-guns, oil paintings, and vintage lamps. We are a true family enterprise with over 20 years in the business.
I offer hand made terrariums, fairy gardens and living art using repurposed building materials and containers to house succulents and tillandsias. I also offer the plants for sale on their own. I have a "do it yourself" section where buyers can create their own living art using containers gathered from garage sales, resale shops and flea markets.
My name is Vanessa Vaught and my shop, Hatton Henry, is a small leather studio located in the Houston Heights. I make leather bags, wallets, purses and accessories by hand. Each bag is carefully constructed with beauty and durability in mind and will bring you years of satisfaction.
Our Community Partner, Houston Re-Market, is an innovative monthly market whose goal is to foster responsible consumerism. The market features vendors who use recycled and reused materials and other sustainable practices in their craft. There are also garage sales, a free swap, recycling drop off, live music and entertainment, and local food.
It's A Wrap! Mobile Bistro
Gourmet Wraps from around the world and catered to all. ex-Indian, Caribbean, Moroccan, Spanish, and American-Southern. Along with our famous Fried Mac n Cheese Balls. We also offer Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten-Free items.
Joey & Jaime
Joey & Jaime is a local t-shirt company fueled by our love for Houston. Initial designs have been created which include an homage to the Dome and others unifying Houston’s diverse neighborhoods, areas, and landmarks. Each t-shirt provides a great fit and manufactured with a commitment to sustainability making them environmentally friendly. We feel strongly that our designs will help to generate a sense of community in our fast pace and changing city.
Jolly Roger Gourmet Jams
Jolly Roger Gourmet Jams is a chef inspired take on jams and jellies made right here in Houston, Tx. We aspire to offer unique pairings that you won't find anywhere else. These aren't just regular jams either, use these jams for an added playful twist on mixed drinks or as a delicious marinade!
Hand crafted industrial style furniture, repurposed items, and homemade crafts. Our business brings a unique variety to the flea market. We make a lot more than what it posted. Everything is homemade.
We are Upcyclers! Repurposed, Refinished, and Repainted. Small Furniture pieces and lots of home decor. Frames, candlesticks, coasters, wall plaques, jewelry boxes, small decor boxes, vases, books, note boards, and much more. Hollywood Regency,Cottage, Burlap, and Shabby Chic Styles.
Kiki Neumann Creations
I am Kiki Neumann, a local artist who has worked with the cast offs of the streets of Houston for 15 years. I have been sticking to my guns...everything old can be new again!!! Yee haw!!!!
Lavender Aromatherapy Products. All products are the result of our lavender farm in Austin County / Bellville , Tx and harvested and produced in Chappell Hill , Texas. Artisan hand crafted by farmer Craig and friends.
Le Jardin de Mimee
I create whimsical up-cycled garden pieces for bird feeders, bird baths, fence art, and flower bed accents. These individual objects will transform and highlight anybody's outdoor space with unique designs of recycled products.
Maggie's Meltdown produces jewelry in both precious and alternative metals. (Silver & Copper) The designs come straight out of my head and I do my best to reproduce what see in there. I do all the designing, sawing, sanding, forging, soldering, and polishing. My work runs the gamete from modern minimalist to industrial gypsy and all points in between.
Metalicity and Saturnalian Designs
Mobile sculpture; jewelry NOT found In INSTYLE Magazine. Native Houstonian sensibility - but with irony. Design inspiration mix: Mac Whitney Sculpture at Stude Park, old creosote plant (now an EPA site) at Crosstimbers and Hardy St , JSC, Will C Hogg real estate developments. Houston 1890-1950 projected into 2150.
NanEdwardsCollection jewelry is recycled and repurposed vintage and antique items combined with rare and exotic beads and gemstones from around the world to create one a kind works of art. The NEC collection includes necklaces and pendants, bracelets, earrings and rings.
Nate's Recycled Art
I use recycled materials to create functional pieces of art. Mirrors, silverware hangers, recycled painted windows, little robots. Everything is different and unique. Colors are bold and funky. Materials are found around Houston and construction scraps leftover from my other business, a handyman service. 99% recycled and truely one-of-a-kind.
Have no Fear Nostalgiana is here! Quench your thirst for the nostalgic. We offer items of Vertu from the victorian to mid-century modern era, vintage Jewelry, Home Accessories, Lighting, small Furniture pieces, Art and even some handmade items. Shopping at Nostalgiana is always like going on a Treasure Hunt.
Handcrafted and designs by me, made in this vintage technique of filigree that is like working in miniature dimensions. I try to mix materials, sterling silver- recycled leather-ribbons. Every piece is one of a kind, high quality.
I make handcrafted soaps, lotions, soy candles and other bath products. I use high quality oils, natural herbs and essential oils. Some of my oils are: Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Raw Shea Butter, Unrefined Cocoa Butter and much more.
Paper Toy stylized as paper toy® by Santana Draper is a graphic T-shirt art collection "Reppin" original Anime, Pop Culture and Urban art designs for males. Each T-shirt is a work of art. You've seen paper toy® at SXSWGaming Expo, BET Awards ,MTV VMA's, Billboard Music Awards! Join the movement & be part of the paper toy nation!
Completely hand crafted leather cuff bracelets, bib necklaces, and jewelry out of repurposed items (vintage hardware, repurposed vintage jewelry, wine corks, old books, etc). Each piece is completely unique and no two designs are the same.
Perle’ Exclusives specializes in a variety of unique and authentic handmade designs. The wide array of designs include original print work, home accent items, repurposed paper goods, and handmade jewelry which utilizes a variety of repurposed metals and techniques, and our vintage clothing and accessories line “Vintique’”.
Pleasant Hill Winery
We have 12 award-winning wines. For a venue such as this, we choose a variety of 4 wines (red, white, dry, sweet). We can sell by the taste, glass or bottle to take home.
Porch Swing Desserts
Porch Swing Desserts serves a slice of Southern nostalgia reminiscent of yesteryear. Our desserts are prepared in small batches to ensure the freshest home-style taste. We make Southern homemade desserts like Pecan Pie, Lemon Meringue Pie,Chocolate Icebox Pie, Coconut Cake, Strawberry Cake, Molasses-spice Cookies, bread puddings and more.
Posh Pear is reasonable priced furniture and home décor done with a funky vintage look to match any style or flavor. From functional and fashionable hall trees to antique, refurbished dressers and armoires, we have you covered.
Here at PotatoRooster we believe that every item has a story, we create one-of-a-kind hand crafted plush toys for kids by repurposing fabrics from various industries through redesign and reconstruction. Our fabrics are given a new life while keeping their story.
I custom design old jeans into purses and backpacks. The purses and backpacks range in size from little girl to adult sizes. No two are alike. I sew backpacks, Nook, Kindle and iPad covers, dog bandanas and journal covers using new and recycled fabrics. All items are unique and one of a kind, all handcrafted.
I make quilts of all kinds, from table runners, baby quilts, lap quilts to king size quilts. I do it all from the piecing to machine quilting the top. All my quilting is done freehand on a regular domestic sewing machine. I design my own patterns. I make fabric baskets with the scraps so nothing goes to waste. These are a great addition to any decor since no two are alike.
Re3 | Houston
Re3 | Houston, pronounced /reethree hew-stun/, grew from our love of nostalgia, our passion for bargain-hunting and our quest to RE-imagine, RE-purpose and RE-new everything! We offer a variety of antiques, collectibles, and vintage secondhand stuff for the new and established collector. Browse our collection and reminisce about the good old days.
Reclaimed design is a Houston based outfit which reclaims, recycles and repurposes old wood and furniture. Much of the material used comes by way of remodeling and rehab jobs from houses. Many of the planks come from houses that are well over 80 to 100 years old. All pieces are hand made, and are reincarnated to become patio chairs, rockers, and tables.
re.ology - Salvaged Treasures specializes in fabulous recycled-restyled-repurposed clothing, accessories & home decor. Most of our clothing & accessories have been reworked from vintage fabrics, laces & trims. The designs are trendy, one of a kind & fun to wear.
We love exploring and finding unique vintage items. Sometimes we sell vintage items as we find them but often we restore or convert them into something completely different. Stop by for a fun visit to the mid-century!
Salinas Salsa Co
Salinas Salsa, Co. - the Original; A fresh salsa created in small batches that is Fresh & Authentic with every mouth watering bite! A Homemade taste like no other Period. No Preservatives, No Added Sugar & Gluten Free in our line of salsa products which is preserved naturally. Eat Cold or Heat it up both ways are deliciously good. Texan made, Texas proud.
We are two sassy gals that have a love for the old and new in furniture and collectibles. We bring old things to life and create new crafty items from recycled material. Come view everything from small refurbished furniture, hand painted old jewlery boxes, vintage lamps, handmade jewlery and more surprises. Look for the sparkle balls glowing in the dark!
Souvenirs of Texas
I take any and all used glass bottles and upcycle, (melt,flatten/slump,) and decorate them for home use; (Kitchen,home decor, etc.) In short, I take what is supposedly trash/discarded glass bottles and give them a new life in the form of decorative/home/kitchen utensils that others use as they see fit! (candy dishes,spoon rest,candle holder, etc.)
Texas Hill Country Olive Company
We have organic first cold press, extra virgin olive oil that we grow, press and bottle at our orchard in Dripping Springs, Tx. We also carry a nice selection of fruit-infused balsamic vinegars. We like to offer customers a tasting of our products with fresh bread. We also have very nice gift boxes and offer tree adoptions.
The Barkery creates organic, homemade treats for pets. Our products include a variety of flavors as well as specialty treats. We have a treat for every pet from soft training treats to gluten free. We strive to make a healthy, tasty snack for your pet. Cats love our treats too! Try one of our new fish nibbles made with fresh salmon or tuna.
The Tin Armadillo
We create lanterns, planters, candoliers, windchimes, fairies, clocks, whimsical critters and many other pieces from recycled tin cans. We sculpt and reshape the cans with an oxy/acetylene torch which give them unique shapes and wonderful patinas.
Vida Antigua Vintage
Finding and sharing vintage, retro and random goodness for those that seek it. We carry women and men clothing and accessories from the 1950's to early 80's.
Vine to Votive
My little business takes recycled wine bottles and makes candles, potpourri jars and votive holders out of them. Each wine candle and jar is 100% handcrafted in Houston, Texas with all natural soy wax and come in a variety of delectable scents. Our goal is create a unique and creative candle experience with rustic charm and relaxation.
What's Up, Cupcake?
We do gourmet cupcakes- minis and regular. We also do whoopie pies and cake pops. We also do gourmet lemonades and iced teas. When weather gets cool, we do specialty hot chocolates, ciders, soups, and homemade breads.
Discovery Green Conservancy | 1500 McKinney | Houston, Texas 77010 | Find Us
Discovery Green Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that depends on the generosity of park visitors and other friends to maintain the park and to fund the more than 600+ free events held here every year. We welcome gifts of all sizes.