Archive for June, 2017

Visiting the Farms that Feed Us

Since the market’s conception in 2003, site visits have helped us build community with our farmers and producers, and just as importantly, they’ve allowed us teach farmers market shoppers about the source of their food.

During these visits we learn about our vendor’s practices, and their dedication to local food. The CFM steering committee and market manager are committed to visiting each farmer on as many as three separate occasions (once each spring, summer and fall). ...   | Read More

What’s Fresh July 1

SNAP benefits accepted at the Coppell Farmers Market.

Fruit – Cantaloupe, Blueberries, Blackberries, Peaches

Vegetables– Okra Shelled Peas & Pinto Beans Tomatoes- Slicer, Cherry, Grape, & Green Potatoes- Red, Purple, Yukon Gold Onions Leeks Bell Peppers Hot Peppers Egg Plant Summer Squash- Yellow and Zucchini Cucumber- Pickling and Slicer Carrot Beet- Golden and Red Early Winter Squash Green Beans Wax Beans Micro Greens (sunflower, radish,...   | Read More

Fond Farewell to Bakahri Thornton

When 8am rolls around each Saturday morning the coffee is hot, the directional signs have been posted, and our vendors are already serving their first customers of the day. While most folks are snoozing a whole production is underway at the Coppell Farmers Market, thanks to our market’s wonderful staff and volunteers.

Recently one of our market’s biggest smiles and all-around-favorite, Bakahri Thornton, has moved on.  He’s the one our visitors can thank for the hot coffee....   | Read More

What’s Fresh June 24th

SNAP benefits accepted at the Coppell Farmers Market.

Fruit – Cantaloupe, Blueberries, Blackberries, Peaches

Vegetables– Okra Shelled Peas & Pinto Beans Tomatoes- Slicer, Cherry, Grape, & Green Potatoes- Red, Purple, Yukon Gold Onions Leeks Bell Peppers Hot Peppers Egg Plant Summer Squash- Yellow and Zucchini Cucumber- Pickling and Slicer Carrot Beet- Golden and Red Broccoli Cauliflower- white Early Winter Squash Green Beans Wax Beans Micro Greens (sunflower,...   | Read More

panel discussion

Chef Demo: Sarah Penrod, the Urban Cowgirl

Join us this Saturday, June 17th, for the third edition of our summer chef demo program with chef Sarah Penrod is a Food Network Star and hometown girl with a bestselling cookbook, The Urban Cowgirl.

Sarah Penrod is a 3rd generation north Texan and chef who relishes her connection to the land, the seasons and modern Texan cooking. Using fresh, local ingredients from the CFM, Chef Sarah will demo and sample a recipe while chatting about her favorite food adventures in and around North...   | Read More

What’s Fresh June 17th

SNAP benefits accepted at the Coppell Farmers Market.

Fruit – Blueberries, Blackberries, Peaches

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

Customer Appreciation Day! Plus Pioneer Festivities.

Come to the Coppell Farmers Market ready to shop and play this Saturday, June 10th.  There will be so much to see and do with both our market’s Customer Appreciation Day and Old Town’s Pioneer Day taking place.

Customer Appreciation Day: Free photo booth and lemonade for all shoppers, plus the first 1,000 customers get a free tote bag! We are grateful for a community that supports local food. Join in the celebration from 8am-noon!   Customers redeem bags and drink...   | Read More

What’s Fresh June 10th

SNAP benefits accepted at the Coppell Farmers Market.

Fruit– Strawberries, Blackberries, Peaches

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

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