Archive for September, 2014

What’s Fresh, September 13

Melons are still around but start looking for pears and apples. Tomatoes in different sizes like grape and heirloom varieties continue. Squash includes yellow summer, zucchini, butta zucchini, butternut, and spaghetti. Sweet, hot, and bell peppers were still found last week. Okra and cucumbers are still producing. Root vegetables include red potatoes, sweet potatoes, and yellow onions. Greens might include spicy summer salad mix, Swiss chard, arugula, and both Malabar and water spinach....   | Read More

I Love My Farmers Market Celebration

The I Love My Farmers Market Celebration, sponsored by the American Farmland Trust, is a chance for Coppell Farmers Market customers to show their love for our farmers and our market. PLEASE, once each week, go to the American Farmland Trust Celebration website and enter the amount of money you think you’ll spend that next Saturday. The dollar amount is not important, but if the Coppell Farmers Market receives more pledges than other local markets, we have a chance to be named one of...   | Read More

What’s Fresh, September 6

Fruits include varied small melons, cantaloupe, and watermelon. Tomatoes, large and small, have continued after the occasional rains.  All kinds of squashes, both summer and fall varieties, add many choices. Now is a great time to freeze or can summer squash. Peppers run the gamut of selection. Cucumbers, onions, eggplant, and red potatoes add to the vegetables. The first sweet potatoes are dug and ready.  Greens might include salad greens, kale, Swiss chard, mizuna, arugula, and both...   | Read More

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