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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

seasonality in produce

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

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

chef demo

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

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