Archive for December, 2015

Paul Wackym sampling cookies

Simple. Useful. Local. Delicious!

Simplify holiday gift giving with truly useful presents, all the while supporting local farmers and artisans. Find unique stocking stuffers such as craft coffee, cilantro lime pistachios, beef jerky, spice blends, oatmeal packets, aromatic soy candles, soaps, honey, beeswax lip balm, salsas, sauces, and cajeta – a silky smooth goat milk caramel sauce.

Essentials for your holiday feast abound! See What’s Fresh for a more complete listing, but expect to complete that...   | Read More

Fresh pasta

What’s Fresh! December 19

Winter produce is plentiful. Greenhouses allow farmers to continue to grow some traditionally summer vegetables, so the Coppell FM offers a wonderful mix right now!                   

Fresh Veggies – beets, bok choy, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, Swiss chard, collards, kale, kohlrabi, lettuces, microgreens, mustard greens, oyster mushrooms, onions, parsnips and greens, pecans, green peppers, potatoes, radishes,...   | Read More

Vendor stall at farmers market

Benefits of a Farmers Market

Are there really benefits from buying local food? We all benefit at least indirectly when food can be supplied to us directly with less transportation cost, less packaging and handling, less refrigeration and less time in storage.  Also, when we buy from local farmers we are keeping the ability to have food grown nearby which puts some of the control of what gets grown as well.  We are also keeping money nearby instead of going to farms thousands of miles away.  The next section...   | Read More

What’s Fresh! Dec. 5

Because a couple of vendors built greenhouses, customers can enjoy tomatoes, green beans and other warm weather veggies throughout the winter market season.

Fresh Veggies – Winter produce is coming on strong, like acorn squash, beets, bok choy, broccoli, butternut squash, cabbage, carrots, collards, kale, kohl rabi, mustard greens, oyster mushrooms, onions, parsnips and greens, pecans, potatoes, radishes, sprouts, spaghetti squash, sweet potatoes, Swiss...   | Read More

Change of Season

Avenue of Arts and Crafts Kicks off Winter Market season

Kicking off our Winter Market season is an expanded market to include the Avenue of Arts and Crafts. With over twenty-five artisans in addition to usual vendor favorites, it will be easy to buy local this year! Shopping for hostess gifts, fresh holiday fixings, and unique presents for family and friends is simplified at the Coppell Farmers Market on Saturday. Each of these local artisans runs their own small business, so buying...   | Read More

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