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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

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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

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

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

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

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Save the Date for Fall Farm to Table Dinner

This year the Coppell Farmers Market will host its Seventh Annual Farm to Table Dinner. Historically, tickets for the summertime dinner were sold by late April, but not this year. Save the date for a Fall Season dinner, scheduled for Saturday, October 14th. Come early (7:30am) on Saturday, August 12th to purchase tickets.

More about the Dinner: Our Farm to Table Dinner honors the food producers and farmers, market shoppers and supporters, and everyone who participates in fostering...   | Read More

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Big Things Happening on April 1st!

Beginning this Saturday, April 1st, the Coppell Farmers Market returns to a weekly schedule: open every Saturday until Thanksgiving, and then again twice per month through next winter.

Due to the mild North Texas winter many farmers and growers are making an unseasonably early return. Find a wide variety of produce this weekend- including vine ripened strawberries- plus veggie plants for your garden! To kick off the return of weekly markets we’re teaching and entertaining shoppers...   | Read More

What’s Fresh April 1

What’s fresh at the market this weekend.

SNAP benefits accepted at the Coppell Farmers Market.

Fruit– Strawberries

Vegetables– Carrot Beet Turnip Broccoli Brussels Sprouts Lettuce Kale Chard Arugula Collard Greens Bok Choy Mustard Greens Sweet Potatoes Green Beans Micro Greens (sunflower, radish, pea, broccoli) Green Onions Mini-Bell...   | Read More

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