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short term produce, persimmos

Gone in a Flash!

Just like the golden hour, some farmers market finds this time of year are really special and fleeting. We suggest visiting the CFM within two weeks to gobble up these short-term treasures:

 

Going Soon: 

Heirloom Field Tomatoes & Fresh Ginger- Alford Family Farm will sell big, plump heirloom tomatoes and fall-harvested ginger root for the last time this Saturday.

Pansies– Vendor Jill...   | Read More

Cold Temps Won’t Stop Good Produce

The Coppell Farmers Market (CFM) is open year-round and the abbreviated winter schedule begins in December. Farmers and food producers will offer a delightful variety of vegetables and seasonal specialties up to the Saturday prior to Thanksgiving, and then all winter long.

Now is the time to consider how CFM artisans, farmers and ranchers can add a unique flavor to your holiday celebrations. Rehoboth Ranch is preselling pastured turkey for pickup on November...   | Read More

Farm to Table Dinner Success!

The Coppell Farmers Market (CFM) hosted another fabulous Farm to Table Dinner on Saturday, October 14th. The event celebrates all who make possible the success of the Coppell Farmers Market including; food producers & ranchers, shoppers, volunteers, and supporters.

Vegetables, meat and artisan food items sourced from CFM producers were delicately prepared by Market vendors and Chefs Victoria and Robby Hooker, plus a team comprised of their cohorts and student chefs. One hundred...   | Read More

Handmade & Halloween Saturday, Oct. 28

This Saturday, October 28 brings the Festival of Arts to the CFM. Festival organized in collaboration with the Coppell Arts Council. Visit more than 30 local artisan booths and experience live performances from local groups. 8am-2:00pm, learn more.

Scare on the Square: If you’re brood is coming to the market in costume be sure to stop by our farmers market information booth for trick or treat candy. Find more candy stops throughout...   | Read More

change of season at the CFM

Feel the Change of Season

Visit the Coppell Farmers Market (CFM) this October and experience the changing of seasons alongside real farmers and food producers. Autumn brings new flavors, new crops and festive celebrations of the close of the summer farming season. The Coppell Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 8am-noon until Thanksgiving, and twice monthly through the winter months.

Our Farmers Market is careful to cultivate seasonality. This month farmers anticipate new crops like: sweet...   | Read More

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Seasonality and Area Markets

Thanks to the Dallas Morning News for helping us teach shoppers about seasonality in North Texas! This article featuring seasonality at Good Local Markets in Dallas applies to our very own market, too.

 

“Producer-only means gaps. We’re falling into one of those gaps right now, as summer crops such as zucchini and yellow squash linger, and fall crops may not yet be ripe.” — Kim Pierce

 

The Coppell Farmers Market...   | Read More

Call for Volunteers: Farm to Table Dinner

The Coppell Farmers Market is seeking volunteers for the Fall Farm to Table Dinner. This fundraising dinner celebrates & honors everyone who participates in fostering community through the Coppell Farmers Market, including:  our market’s farmers and food producers, shoppers, and supporters.

Volunteers will work together to create an energetic, FUN and memorable evening. Volunteers will be provided with deli sandwiches and snacks. More than 70 individuals are...   | Read More

Farmer Update: Anticipating Seasonal Change & New Crops

Most North Texas farmers will be picking eggplants, summer squash, okra and basil right up to the first frost of the year, which typically arrives in mid-November. Right now at the Coppell Farmers Market shoppers can find the last of summer tomatoes and cantaloupes. They’ll enjoy new finds like Muscadine grapes and Fairy Tale eggplant, and should definitely load up on the last of the season’s storage crops (potatoes and onions).

With more than two months remaining before the first...   | Read More

What’s Fresh September 9

SNAP Benefits Accepted at our market.

Fruit – Cantaloupe, Muscadine Grapes, Jujube

Vegetables– Okra- Red and Green Varieties Shelled Field Peas- Cream and Black Eyed Tomatoes- Slicer, Cherry, Grape, & Green Potatoes- Red, Purple, White Onions- Red, White, Yellow Bell Peppers Hot Peppers- Jalapeno, Banana Egg Plant- Italian and Asian Varieties Summer Squash-...   | 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

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