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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

What’s Fresh October 21

SNAP Benefits Accepted at our market.

Fruits and Vegetables Shiitake & Oyster Mushrooms Sweet Potatoes Butternut Squash Acorn Squash Pumpkins Spaghetti Squash Hydroponic Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Sorrel, Arugula, Purslane, Watercress, and Basil Okra Green Beans Potatoes- Red, White Onions- White, Yellow Sweet Peppers- Carmen & Bell Egg Plant- Asian Zucchini & Yellow Squash Cucumber Micro Greens (sunflower, radish, pea, broccoli)...   | 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

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What’s Fresh October 14

SNAP Benefits Accepted at our market.

Fruits and Vegetables

Watermelon Hydroponic Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Sorrel, Arugula, Purslane, Watercress, and Basil Okra- Red and Green Green Beans Butternut Squash Acorn Squash Pumpkins Spaghetti Squash Potatoes- Red, White Onions- Red, White, Yellow Sweet Peppers- Carmen & Bell Egg Plant- Italian and Asian Summer Squash Cucumber- Slicer Micro Greens (sunflower, radish, pea, broccoli) &...   | Read More

What’s Fresh October 7

SNAP Benefits Accepted at our market.

Fruits and Vegetables

Watermelon Hydroponic Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Sorrel, Arugula, Purslane, Watercress, and Basil Okra- Red and Green Green Beans Butternut Squash Acorn Squash Mini Pumpkins Spaghetti Squash Potatoes- Red, White Onions- Red, White, Yellow Sweet Peppers- Carmen & Bell Egg Plant- Italian and Asian Summer Squash Cucumber- Slicer Micro Greens (sunflower, radish, pea, broccoli)...   | 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

What’s Fresh September 30

SNAP Benefits Accepted at our market.

Fruits and Vegetables

Watermelon Hydroponic Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Sorrel, Arugula, Purslane, Watercress, and Basil Okra- Red and Green Green Beans Butternut Squash Acorn Squash Mini Pumpkins Spaghetti Squash Potatoes- Red, White Onions- Red, White, Yellow Sweet Peppers- Carmen & Bell Egg Plant- Italian and Asian Summer Squash Cucumber- Slicer Micro Greens (sunflower, radish, pea, broccoli)...   | Read More

Panel Discussion Wrap Up

On Saturday, August 12th the Coppell Farmers Market celebrated National Farmers Market week. A group of panelists comprised of food producers and farm advocates discussed the significance and challenges of farmers markets. The panel discussion moderated by Amanda Vanhoozier, author of Just Picked TX and long-time food/farming community builder based in Coppell.“As we were just getting into the introductions, there was this positive wave of energy that began to enrich the...   | Read More

What’s Fresh September 23

SNAP Benefits Accepted at our market.

Fruits and Vegetables

Hydroponic Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Sorrel, Arugula, Purslane, Watercress, and Basil Okra- Red and Green Butternut Squash Acorn Squash Mini Pumpkins Spaghetti Squash Potatoes- Red, White Onions- Red, White, Yellow Sweet Peppers- Carmen & Bell Egg Plant- Italian and Asian Summer Squash- Pattypan, Yellow and Zucchini Cucumber Micro Greens (sunflower, radish, pea, broccoli)...   | Read More

What’s Fresh September 16

SNAP Benefits Accepted at our market.

Fruits and Vegetables

Muscedine Grapes Hydroponic Lettuce, Sorrel, Arugula, Purslane, Watercress, and Basil Okra- Red and Green Shelled Field Peas Acorn Squash Sweet Potatoes Potatoes- Red, Purple, White Onions- Red, White, Yellow Sweet Peppers- Bell, Carmen Hot Peppers- Jalapeno, Banana Egg Plant- Italian and Asian Summer Squash- Pattypan, Yellow and Zucchini Cucumber- Slicer Micro Greens...   | Read More

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