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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

What’s Fresh July 22

SNAP Benefits Accepted at our market.

Fruit – Cantaloupe, Watermelon, Blueberries, Peaches, Figs, Ground Cherries

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

Preserving Tomatoes

What if you could open a jar of tomato sauce in December that has the same vibrant flavor as the heirloom tomatoes you can find this summer at the CFM?  Flavor that you know is all natural because you put it there yourself?  Gather a bushel or a peck this Saturday and practice a few preservation techniques: freezing, oven drying, and canning.

Freezing: To remove tomato skins, put the tomatoes into a pot of boiling water for about 30 seconds.  Take them out,...   | Read More

What’s Fresh July 15

Fruit – Cantaloupe, Watermelon, Blueberries, Peaches, Figs, Ground Cherries

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- Pickling and Slicer Beet- Golden and...   | 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.

What’s Fresh July 8

Fruit – Cantaloupe, Watermelon, Blueberries, Peaches, Figs, Ground Cherries

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- Pickling and Slicer Carrot Beet- Golden and...   | Read More

Visiting the Farms that Feed Us

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). ...   | Read More

What’s Fresh July 1

SNAP benefits accepted at the Coppell Farmers Market.

Fruit – Cantaloupe, Blueberries, Blackberries, Peaches

Vegetables– Okra Shelled Peas & Pinto Beans Tomatoes- Slicer, Cherry, Grape, & Green Potatoes- Red, Purple, Yukon Gold Onions Leeks Bell Peppers Hot Peppers Egg Plant Summer Squash- Yellow and Zucchini Cucumber- Pickling and Slicer Carrot Beet- Golden and Red Early Winter Squash Green Beans Wax Beans Micro Greens (sunflower, radish,...   | Read More

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

What’s Fresh June 24th

SNAP benefits accepted at the Coppell Farmers Market.

Fruit – Cantaloupe, Blueberries, Blackberries, Peaches

Vegetables– Okra Shelled Peas & Pinto Beans Tomatoes- Slicer, Cherry, Grape, & Green Potatoes- Red, Purple, Yukon Gold Onions Leeks Bell Peppers Hot Peppers Egg Plant Summer Squash- Yellow and Zucchini Cucumber- Pickling and Slicer Carrot Beet- Golden and Red Broccoli Cauliflower- white Early Winter Squash Green Beans Wax Beans Micro Greens (sunflower,...   | Read More

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