Archive for October, 2016

Fall Farm to Table Dinner Success

Last Saturday evening marked the second Coppell Farmers Market Farm to Table Dinner of the year. It was the first ever, fall themed dinner and a wonderful evening. Coppell FM committee members felt a strong sense of community and pride in sharing the celebration of local food with vendors, volunteers, and guests.

Led for the sixth year by market vendors Chefs Victoria and Robby Hooker, whose vision, creativity, and commitment to giving back make this event possible. The chefs treated...   | Read More

What’s Fresh October 29th

SNAP benefits accepted at the Coppell Farmers Market.

Fruit– Cantaloupe, Watermelon

Vegetables– Radish Green Beans Kale Mustard Greens Butternut Squash Acorn Squash Spaghetti Squash Sweet Potatoes Tomatoes Zucchini, Straitneck Yellow and Green, and Eight Ball Strait Neck and Pattipan Squash Cucumber, Pickling and Slicer Armenian Cucumber Eggplant Sweet and Hot Pepper Shelled Field...   | Read More

Mushroom, Potato and Squash Stew

Photo and Recipe by Dishing Up the DirtFind Oyster Mushrooms each week at the CFM from vendor Fun Guys Mushrooms. Mushrooms are a macronutrient-rich super food: a good source of vitamin B and essential minerals such as copper and potassium.See the recipe in full: Mushroom, Potato and Squash Stew

That’s a Wrap: Food Day for Kids

Last Saturday was Food Day for Kids at the Coppell Farmers Market, a market day dedicated to teaching the younger generation about food and farming. We estimate more than three hundred children participated in the festivities!

By far the most popular event was Cathy’s Critters petting zoo where children were invited to see and touch piglets, rabbits, chickens and ducks, and an alpaca and miniature cow. This opportunity helped children to learn the value of the animals that provide...   | Read More

What’s Fresh October 22nd

SNAP benefits accepted at the Coppell Farmers Market.

Fruit– Cantaloupe, Watermelon

Vegetables– Radish Green Beans Kale Mustard Greens Butternut Squash Acorn Squash Spaghetti Squash Sweet Potatoes Tomatoes Zucchini, Straitneck Yellow and Green, and Eight Ball Strait Neck and Pattipan Squash Cucumber, Pickling and Slicer Armenian Cucumber Eggplant Sweet and Hot Pepper Shelled Field...   | Read More

Food Day for Kids

This Saturday: Food Day for Kids!

Kids! Kids! This Saturday, October 15, Coppell Farmers Market is all about the younger generation as we celebrate our sixth Kids’ Day at the Market in conjunction with National Food Day.   Kid-friendly food-oriented activities stand to make this a memorable market morning.

The Food Day website says, “Children who know where our food comes from and how to cook meals will have a big advantage when it comes to being healthy and avoiding chronic diseases. Introducing kids...   | Read More

What’s Fresh October 15th

SNAP benefits accepted at the Coppell Farmers Market.

Fruit– Cantaloupe, Watermelon

Vegetables– Radish Green Beans Kale Mustard Greens Butternut Squash Acorn Squash Spaghetti Squash Sweet Potatoes Tomatoes Zucchini, Straitneck Yellow and Green, and Eight Ball Strait Neck and Pattipan Squash Cucumber, Pickling and Slicer Armenian Cucumber Eggplant Sweet and...   | Read More

Call for Volunteers: Farm to Table Dinner

The Coppell Farmers Market is seeking volunteers to assist with the sold out Fall Farm to Table Dinner on October 22nd.

The ideal volunteer candidates will enjoy working in a high-energy environment and have a vested interest in community.  Some volunteers will set places for 120 guests at our long wrap around table and serve locally crafted wine; while more than 50 volunteers will place a total of six beautifully plated and carefully prepared courses in front of...   | Read More

What’s Fresh October 8th

Fruit– Cantaloupe, Watermelon

Vegetables– Baby Kale Butternut Squash Acorn Squash Spaghetti Squash Sweet Potatoes Tomatoes Zucchini, Straitneck Yellow and Green, and Eight Ball Strait Neck and Pattipan Squash Cucumber, Pickling and Slicer Armenian Cucumber Eggplant Sweet and Hot Pepper Shelled Field Peas Onions Hydroponic Greens  (arugula, lettuce, watercress, mustard greens,...   | Read More

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