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Farm & Food Leadership Conference Coming Soon!

The Coppell Farmers Market is excited to welcome the Farm and Food Leadership Conference to DFW this year! The conference is hosted by the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance (FARFA). Open to all people who eat.

 

Join Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance and the Council for Healthy Food Systems for the 11th Annual Farm & Food Leadership Conference. Small-scale farmers and ranchers, farmers market managers, restauranteurs, homesteaders, chefs, gardeners, and local foods...   | Read More

national farmers market week

Celebrate National Farmers Market Week!

Support your local farmers and food producers during National Farmers Market Week! Let’s celebrate the people who feed us!

9:30-11:30: Grab a free CFM t-shirt and an iced coffee while supplies last. 

10:30: Panel Discussion with producers and farm advocates moderated by Amanda Vanhoozier, author of Just Picked TX and long-time food/farming community builder based in Coppell.

 

More about the Panel...   | Read More

Fall Farm to Table Dinner Tickets This Saturday, 8/12

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; COME EARLY THIS SATURDAY, August 12th to reserve your tickets for the Saturday, October 14th Dinner.

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 community through the Coppell Farmers...   | Read More

Become an Instagram Takeover Guest

Did you follow last Saturday’s social media takeover on the Coppell Farmers Market Instagram? This was the first of many “takeovers” of our market’s social media account, for which community members are documenting and sharing their individual experiences as shoppers and visitors at the Coppell Farmers Market. We hope you’ll follow along.

An Instagram takeover is the process of taking over someone else’s Instagram account temporarily and sharing content with their...   | Read More

David Fisher at the destination farmers market

Destination Farmers Market

“If ever there was a destination farmers market in North Texas, it’s Coppell.”

So begins an article by Kim Pierce, special contributor to the Dallas Morning News, published on July 5, 2017. Thank you, Kim, for your continued confidence in the Coppell Farmers Market, those who sell there and those who run the market.

Please click here for the entire article, to read why Kim trusts and enjoys our farmers market.

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

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

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.

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