Archive for May, 2017

Grandma Baskin’s Peach Cobbler

Shop early to find the super sweet peaches at the Coppell Farmers Market this June, with the promise of more to come this July.

Many varieties of peach trees grown all across north and east Texas didn’t get enough chill hours this past winter to be highly productive. Farmers report that late season peaches will bear the most fruit this year.

Here’s a favorite of our market manager’s, Amanda Austin. Her Grandmother Baskin’s peach cobbler.

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SNAP Accepted at This Farmers Market

Acting on the principle that access to fresh, wholesome food should be available to people of all income levels, the Coppell Farmers Market accepts the Lone Star EBT Card used in Texas for SNAP, formerly known as food stamps. SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits can be used to purchase food items and vegetable and herb plants.

BONUS:  SNAP recipients receive a voucher for a dollar-to-dollar match of their SNAP benefits, up to $10, to be used on their next visit...   | Read More

What’s Fresh June 3rd

SNAP benefits accepted at the Coppell Farmers Market.

Fruit– Strawberries, Blackberries, Peaches

Vegetables– Hothouse Tomatoes- Slicer, Cherry, Grape, & Green New Potatoes Green Onions Leeks Bell Peppers Summer Squash- Yellow and Zucchini Cucumber- Pickling and Slicer Carrot Beet- Golden and Red Turnip Broccoli Cauliflower- purple, cheddar and white Brussels...   | Read More

D-Bar Farm

Farm Photo Essay: Weathertop Farm, Cardo’s Sprout Farm, and D-Bar Farm

In order to learn more about our market’s farmers, their practices, and their dedication to local food, the CFM steering committee and market manager are committed to visiting each veggie producer.  Since the market’s conception in 2003, site visits have helped us build community with our farmers, and just as importantly, they’ve allowed us teach farmers market shoppers about the source of their food. In the past month CFM committee members and staff visited Weathertop Farm, Cardo’s...   | Read More

What’s Fresh May 27th

What’s fresh at the market this weekend.

SNAP benefits accepted at the Coppell Farmers Market.

Fruits– Strawberries, Blackberries, Peaches

Vegetables– Hothouse Tomatoes- Slicer, Cherry, Grape, & Green New Potatoes Green Onions Leeks Bell Peppers Summer Squash- Yellow and Zucchini Cucumber- Pickling and Slicer Carrot Beet- Golden and...   | Read More

Fresh Veggies & Sprouted Moong Bean Salad

Last Saturday, May 13th, customers enjoyed a live demonstration by a local dietitian and Ayurvedic practitioner, Sapna Punjabi-Gupta.

To follow Sapna and learn more:

Website: www.naivedhya.com   Instagram: @Be.Spiced Facebook: @Naivedhya

 

Here’s the recipe:

Sapna’s Spring Sprouted Moong Bean Salad

According to Ayurveda, Moong beans are sweet and astringent in taste and have a cooling potency. It is considered very...   | Read More

Craft Market this Saturday!

The spring craft market is this Saturday and this year the CFM is partnering with the Coppell Arts Council. More than 30 local artisans and makers will sell their handmade goods, and local entertainers will be on stage.

What’s Fresh May 20

What’s fresh at the market this weekend.

SNAP benefits accepted at the Coppell Farmers Market.

Fruit– Strawberries, Blackberries

Vegetables– Hothouse Tomatoes- Slicer, Cherry, Grape, & Green New Potatoes Green Onions Leeks Mini-Bell Peppers Summer Squash- Yellow and Zucchini Cucumber- Pickling and Slicer Carrot Beet- Golden and Red Turnip Broccoli Cauliflower Brussels...   | Read More

Chef Demo this Saturday

Join us this Saturday, May 13th, for a lively demonstration by a local dietitian and Ayurvedic practitioner, Sapna Punjabi-Gupta. This demonstration marks the second of our Market to Kitchen Chef Demo series.

Sapna Punjabi-Gupta will teach participants how to create a vibrant sprout salad that is beautiful, will be enjoyed by the entire family, and it’s loaded with many nutritious benefits.  During her presentation Sapna will teach a combination of the wisdom of Ayurveda, an...   | Read More

What’s Fresh May 13th

What’s fresh at the market this weekend.

SNAP benefits accepted at the Coppell Farmers Market.

Fruit– Strawberries, Peaches

Vegetables– Hothouse Tomatoes- Slicer, Cherry, Grape, & Green New Potatoes Green Onions Leeks Mini-Bell Peppers Summer Squash- Yellow and Zucchini Cucumber- Pickling and Slicer Carrot Beet- Golden and Red Turnip Broccoli Cauliflower Brussels...   | Read More

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