Archive for January, 2015

Teen Perspective on the Coppell Farmer’s Market

Teen Perspective on the Coppell Farmer’s Market

By Gina Lecca, Teen Daughter of a Committee Member January 20, 2015

On my family’s weekend agenda there is always the Coppell Farmers Market. I have always looked forward to this event since I was little. I have seen it change and develop into the center of a blossoming community. I have always loved this family outing because it brings us together through fresh produce and delicious pastries. My sister and I crave the decadent...   | Read More

What’s Fresh, January 24

Nutrient rich, colorful root vegetables include carrots, sweet potatoes, perhaps green onions, chives, beets, turnips, and various specialty radishes. A few herbs like fennel, rosemary, and cilantro may survive the winter. Broccoli, cabbage, and ninja radishes also do well in the cool weather. New crop pecans are in the shell or shelled. Winter greens like mixed lettuces, kale and Bloomsdale spinach should continue for sides and/or smoothies.

Pastured beef and pork, free range...   | Read More

Warm Me Up Soup

Warm Me Up Soup

Warm Me Up Soup is a vegetable soup is adaptable to any taste and easy for kids to help make.

Your child can help shop for the vegetables in this soup, then make this soup as his/her age and abilities allow.  This seasonal, kid-friendly recipe is adaptable to your child’s likes and dislikes.

CUESA (Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture) operates the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market in San Francisco and runs its educational...   | Read More

What’s Fresh, January 10

Nutrient rich, colorful root vegetables include carrots, sweet potatoes, perhaps green onions, chives, beets, turnips, and various specialty radishes. A few herbs like fennel, rosemary, and cilantro can survive the winter. Broccoli, cabbage, Bloomsdale spinach, mixed leaf lettuces, and ninja radishes also do well in the cool weather. New crop pecans are in the shell or shelled. Winter greens will continue for smoothies and/or sides.

Pastured beef and pork, free range chicken, and wild...   | Read More

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