Archive for January, 2016

education garden, coppell farmers market garden, garden education

Introducing the CFM Education Garden!

The Coppell Farmers Market Committee is excited to announce the installation of an education garden! The new garden will serve as a tool to educate and excite children (and adults) about fruits and vegetables. Cultivating a garden at the location of the Coppell Farmers Market means that a child can make a connection between the produce in their basket, and the plants the produce comes from– something that’s truly magical!

Coppell Parks & Rec helped to install bones of the...   | Read More

What’s Fresh, January 23

Many producers are going strong as we enter deep winter here in North Texas!

Vegetables – Roots (beets, carrots, turnips, radish) Greens  (asian choys, cabbage, Swiss chard, collards, kale, mustard greens, lettuces) Storgage crops (winter squash, onions, sweet potatoes) Microgreens (kale, herbs, radish, mustard) Broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts Hothouse tomatoes, tomatillos, cucumbers  Pecans Oyster...   | Read More

Winter Pasta recipe

Winter Pasta

Why this recipe is Amanda’s Pick: It is quick, simple and any type of greens can be subbed for kale. She also throws in fresh micro greens after cooking, and subs the goat cheese with anything she has in the fridge.

Key Ingredients: Garlic Shallots 1 small bunch of kale extra virgin olive oil goat cheese pasta

For complete recipe directions and ingredient amounts, please visit 101cookbooks.com

Market Manager, Amanda Austin

Introducing First Ever Market Manager

The Coppell Farmers Market is pleased to welcome our first ever market manager, Amanda Austin! While the CFM Committee will remain active, Amanda is stepping in to help with vendor communications, marketing, and she will represent CFM in the community and local food movement.

Amanda has worked in agriculture for seven years, and has owned and operated her own urban, educational farm for more than five years. She is deeply connected to North Texas farmers, local food efforts and...   | Read More

Fresh carrots and collards

What’s Fresh, January 9

We’re going strong this winter! 

Vegetables – Roots (beets, carrots, turnips, radish) Greens  (asian choys, cabbage, Swiss chard, collards, kale, mustard greens, lettuces) Broccoli & cauliflower Kholrabi Storgage crops (winter squash, onions, sweet potatoes) Pecans Hothouse tomatoes, green peppers and more

All Season Produce – Microgreens (kale, herbs, radish, mustard) Oyster...   | Read More

Volunteers Make the Market

A behind the scenes peek at The Coppell Farmers Market reveals a committed group of local citizens volunteering from a wide variety of backgrounds and skills performing a broad spectrum of tasks to keep the Coppell FM running smoothly.

Present and past volunteers include a dentist, librarians, teachers, an attorney, a chiropractor, real estate manager, community activist, an accountant, health professionals, telecommunications employees, a marketing specialist, environmentalist,...   | Read More

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