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Let the CFM Help you Prepare the Tastiest Holiday Meals

The Coppell Farmers Market will be open through November 19th. Closed November 26th. Winter Market dates are the first and third Saturdays in December, and the second and fourth Saturdays from January-March, 8am-noon.

 

The Coppell Farmers Market is still open for business and will remain open through the winter. In fact, it’s been a bountiful fall and our farmers are thrilled to share the best and most flavorful ingredients, and our artisan...   | Read More

Abundant Fall Harvest and Updates

Fall Harvest: Last Saturday farmers brought their bountiful harvests to the Coppell Farmers Market, and we welcomed back long-time farm and vendor D-Bar Farms.  At this time more than ten growers and ranchers are providing the Coppell community with the best locally produced vegetables and meats. This season’s produce haul has included persimmons, heirloom tomatoes, winter squash and sweet potatoes, a variety of greens- like kale, mustards, and Chinese...   | Read More

Radish and Ricotta on Toast

Find a rainbow of radishes this weekend at the CFM. This simple recipe calls for ricotta, but  local goat cheese is all the more delicious! We recommend Village Baking Co’s sourdough or multigrain.See the recipe on Dishing Up the Dirt, a farm to table blog.

Chef Demo THIS Saturday!

Dallas Chef Hugh Stewart will teach and entertain on Saturday, November 5th for the Coppell Farmers Market Chef Demo series.  In preparation for Thanksgiving cooking, Chef Stewart will demonstrate his go-to turkey brining method, along with the preparation of favorite holiday side dishes.  Samples and recipes will be provided to attendees. The Event starts at 10:00am and goes until it’s done.

The Coppell Farmers Market encourages participants to scope out the seasonal produce...   | Read More

Fall Farm to Table Dinner Success

Last Saturday evening marked the second Coppell Farmers Market Farm to Table Dinner of the year. It was the first ever, fall themed dinner and a wonderful evening. Coppell FM committee members felt a strong sense of community and pride in sharing the celebration of local food with vendors, volunteers, and guests.

Led for the sixth year by market vendors Chefs Victoria and Robby Hooker, whose vision, creativity, and commitment to giving back make this event possible. The chefs treated...   | Read More

That’s a Wrap: Food Day for Kids

Last Saturday was Food Day for Kids at the Coppell Farmers Market, a market day dedicated to teaching the younger generation about food and farming. We estimate more than three hundred children participated in the festivities!

By far the most popular event was Cathy’s Critters petting zoo where children were invited to see and touch piglets, rabbits, chickens and ducks, and an alpaca and miniature cow. This opportunity helped children to learn the value of the animals that provide...   | Read More

This Saturday: Food Day for Kids!

Kids! Kids! This Saturday, October 15, Coppell Farmers Market is all about the younger generation as we celebrate our sixth Kids’ Day at the Market in conjunction with National Food Day.   Kid-friendly food-oriented activities stand to make this a memorable market morning.

The Food Day website says, “Children who know where our food comes from and how to cook meals will have a big advantage when it comes to being healthy and avoiding chronic diseases. Introducing kids...   | Read More

Call for Volunteers: Farm to Table Dinner

The Coppell Farmers Market is seeking volunteers to assist with the sold out Fall Farm to Table Dinner on October 22nd.

The ideal volunteer candidates will enjoy working in a high-energy environment and have a vested interest in community.  Some volunteers will set places for 120 guests at our long wrap around table and serve locally crafted wine; while more than 50 volunteers will place a total of six beautifully plated and carefully prepared courses in front of...   | Read More

Kid’s Activity Saturday, Sept. 24th

This Saturday, September 24th, the Coppell Farmers Market will host a make-and-take planting activity for children along with the regularly scheduled garden time. Participants will be awarded a $5.00 voucher to spend at the CFM on vegetables and fruits! The activity will take place at 10:30am at the CFM Learning Garden, which is located beneath the flag pole and near the splash pad.

This activity is part of an educational series for kids called the Power of Produce (POP) Club. The...   | Read More

This Saturday: Produce Bingo for Kids

This Saturday the Coppell Farmers Market will host a game of bingo for children along with the regularly scheduled garden time. Participants will be awarded a $5.00 voucher to spend at the CFM on vegetables and fruits! The activity will take place at 10:30am at the CFM Learning Garden, which is located beneath the flag pole and near the splash pad.

This activity is part of a new educational series for kids called the Power of Produce (POP) Club. The program is grant funded by The...   | Read More

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