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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

What’s Fresh August 19

SNAP Benefits Accepted at our market.

Fruit – Cantaloupe, Watermelon, Pears,  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- Yellow and Zucchini Cucumber-...   | 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

What’s Fresh August 12

SNAP Benefits Accepted at our market.

Fruit – Cantaloupe, Watermelon, Pears, Peaches, 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- Yellow and...   | 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

What’s Fresh August 5

SNAP Benefits Accepted at our market.

Fruit – Cantaloupe, Watermelon, Pears, Peaches

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- Yellow and Zucchini Cucumber-...   | Read More

Partners in Feeding the Metroplex for More than 30 Years

Since the market’s conception in 2003, site visits have helped us build community with our farmers and producers, and just as importantly, they’ve allowed us teach farmers market shoppers about the source of their food.

During these visits we learn about our vendor’s practices, and their dedication to local food. The CFM steering committee and market manager are committed to visiting each farmer on as many as three separate occasions (once each spring, summer and fall) each...   | Read More

What’s Fresh July 29

SNAP Benefits Accepted at our market.

Fruit – Cantaloupe, Watermelon, Pears, Peaches

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- Yellow and Zucchini Cucumber-...   | Read More

Just Picked TX, a New Presence for Local Food

Photo: Amanda Vanhoozier, Just Picked (left), and Amanda Austin, CFM Manager (right) at the 2017 Texas Organic Farmers and Growers Conference

 

If you’ve lived in Coppell anytime in the past 20 years and have been involved in its active outdoor education, gardening, or farmers market scene you’ve probably met the woman who had a major hand in making it all happen: Amanda Vanhoozier. Amanda, once a city employee, is a sought-after community organizer and the author of a...   | Read More

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