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Handout from Food Preservation Class

Class taught by and handout written for food preservation by Trish Percy of Feed Texas First (www.feedtexasfirst.org) in June, 2011.

Feed Texas First is a grass-roots organization that supports ensuring our food security in North Texas.

 

Canning – Hot Water Bath Canning (High Acid)

–          Used for high acid foods such as jams, jellies, preserves, salsa, pickles and basic tomatoes

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It’s Peach Season!

Find the most delicious peaches at the Coppell Farmers Market NOW-August.

The first peach harvest of the year hit East Texas the second week in May, and our market staff witnessed it first hand:

Photographs feature second generation peach farmer, Greg Efurd and CFM staff during a visit to Efurd Orchard. See the peach grader (which sorts by size), a peek at the homemade peach ice cream machine, and 500 acres of peach trees!

Peaches at the Coppell Farmers Market are...   | Read More

What’s Fresh June 23

SNAP Benefits accepted at this market. Vendors are vetted to ensure they grow and produce what they sell. Ask the farmers to learn about their growing practices, or visit the Meet Our Vendors page.

Fruits and Vegetables

Cantaloupe Blueberries Blackberries Plums Peaches See photos from our visit to Efurd Orchard in Pitsburg, TX. Cucumber (pickling and slicer) Summer Squash (yellow, zucchini, zypher, pattipan,...   | Read More

What’s Fresh June 16

SNAP Benefits accepted at this market.

GROWING PRACTICES: OUR FARMERS’ PRODUCTS ARE  SUSTAINABLY GROWN, CONVENTIONALLY GROWN, OR CERTIFIED NATURALLY GROWN. ASK YOUR FARMERS TO LEARN MORE, OR VISIT THE MEET OUR VENDORS PAGE!

Fruits and Vegetables

Blueberries Blackberries Plums Apricot Peaches See photos from our visit to Efurd Orchard in Pitsburg, TX. Cucumber (pickling and slicer) Summer...   | Read More

What’s Fresh June 9

SNAP Benefits accepted at this market.

Fruits and Vegetables

Peaches See photos from our visit to Efurd Orchard in Pitsburg, TX. Blueberries Blackberries Plums Apricots Cucumber (pickling and slicer) Summer Squash (yellow, zucchini, zypher, pattipan, 8-ball) Eggplant Field Tomatoes Kohlrabi Broccoli Cauliflower Radishes Carrots Beets (red & golden) Kale, bunched and bagged Cabbage Chard Specialty Lettuce Mixes Micro Greens (sunflower, broccoli,...   | Read More

Whats’ Fresh June 2

SNAP Benefits accepted at this market.

Fruits and Vegetables

Peaches See photos from our visit to Efurd Orchard in Pitsburg, TX. Blueberries Blackberries Plums Cucumber (pickling and slicer) Summer Squash (yellow, zucchini, zypher, pattipan, 8-ball) Eggplant Field Tomatoes Kohlrabi Broccoli Cauliflower Radishes Turnips Carrots Beets (red & golden) Kale, bunched and bagged Cabbage Chard Specialty Lettuce Mixes Micro Greens...   | Read More

What’s Fresh May 26

SNAP Benefits accepted at this market.

Fruits and Vegetables

Peaches! See photos from our visit to Efurd Orchard in Pitsburg, TX. Blueberries! Summer Squash (yellow, zucchini, zypher, pattipan, 8-ball) Kohlrabi Broccoli Cauliflower Radishes Turnips Carrots Beets (red & golden) Kale, bunched and bagged Cabbage Chard Specialty Lettuce Mixes Micro Greens (sunflower, broccoli, radish, mustard, onion, dill, pea) Green Onions Leeks New...   | Read More

Why is Jersey Girl’s Milk So Good?

MILK now available at the CFM!!

Small dairies are few and far between in Texas, so we’re SO proud to have Jersey Girl’s Milk Co at our market. Consumers truly cannot find a product that meets the flavor and quality in grocery stores. See the magic for yourself:

 

Photographs feature CFM staff, dairyman and retired commercial airline pilot, Toey Courtney, the milking herd and milking parlor/creamery at Jersey Girl’s, circa May...   | Read More

What’s Fresh May 19

SNAP Benefits accepted at this market.

Fruits and Vegetables

Kohlrabi Strawberries Peaches Yellow Squash Zucchini Green Breans Radishes Turnips Carrots Red & Golden Beets Micro Greens (sunflower, broccoli, radish, mustard, onion, dill, pea) Head Lettuce Specialty Lettuce Mixes Kale, bunched and bagged Bok Choy & Tatsoi Chard Green Onions Leeks New Potatoes Shiitake and Oyster Mushrooms Greenhouse Tomatoes Greenhouse Bell...   | Read More

May at the CFM

By now almost all farmers who do not produce a harvest during winter months have returned to the Coppell Farmers Market (CFM) with spring crops. Grocery shoppers will find strawberries, greenhouse tomatoes, spring greens and so much more this month. They will choose from twenty-four farmers and ranchers; that’s five more than last year.  Come to the Coppell Farmers Market every Saturday during the month of May to enjoy fruits of the season and a little spring...   | Read More

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