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Pasture- Raised Eggs

Image and Recipe from Cookie and Kate

It’s peak egg season! Visit Livestock First Ranch, Rehoboth Ranch, or Weathertop Farm at the CFM to find pasture-raised eggs.

Farmers and ranchers at the Coppell Farmers Market take pride in raising their laying hens on pasture, and this time of year they are bringing an abundance of eggs to sell. One might ask “What does the term “pasture-raised” mean?”

Watch the short film The Story of an Egg to learn...   | Read More

CFM Pavilion Under Construction

The Coppell Farmers Market vendors will be set up in an alternate arrangement on Saturday, February 22nd due to construction on the Old Town Pavilion, sometimes called the “Farmers Market Pavilion”. 

Alternate Layout on February 8th. The layout will be repeated until pavilion construction is completed.

All vendor stalls will be located out front of the pavilion structure (off West Main) in the adjoining parking lot, and setup in no assigned order. Customers may need...   | Read More

CFM is Now a Compost Collection Site

COMPOST HASTE WILL PICKUP COMPOST AT THE COPPELL FARMERS MARKET ON SATURDAYS JANUARY 11 & 25, FEBRUARY 8 & 22, MARCH 14 & 28.

Those who loath the thought of food waste going to the landfill but don’t have the resources to compost at home can now drop certain biodegradable waste at the Coppell Farmers Market.  

Compost Haste is providing the collection services for free when consumers bring compostable waste in their...   | Read More

Seeking Volunteers for Annual Fundraising Dinner

The Coppell Farmers Market is seeking food-loving locals to help with our fundraising dinner on Saturday, October 12.

Volunteers will help set-up, serve, refill supplies at beverage stations, and clean-up.  Volunteer shifts vary in time, but most shifts will begin about 5pm and continue through the end of the dinner.

To become a volunteer or learn more, send an email to [email protected]

About...   | Read More
Volunteers planning the FTT dinner

CFM Parent Non-Profit is Seeking Board Members

The Coppell Sustainable Food Organization is looking for volunteers interested in serving on its board of directors. The CSFO oversees the Coppell Community Garden and the Coppell Farmers Market. Through the CCG volunteers adopt garden plots at one of three locations (Helping Hands at City Hall, Ground Delivery at the Post Office and Old Town at the Senior Center) and grow food that is donated to Metrocrest Community Services. The Farmers Market allows local farmers and artisanal food...   | Read More

So how are you supposed to shop at a farmers market?

On Saturday August 10th, the Coppell Farmers Market (CFM) celebrated National Farmers Market Week, a time when farmers markets across the country aim to highlight the significance of local food production and the importance of farmers markets.

As part of our Market’s celebration, we planned market tours with the goal of helping both veteran and new visitors shop the Coppell Farmers Market to the best of their advantage. We’ve adapted the oral account of our Market’s...   | Read More

Farmers Market Week Celebration

To celebrate National Farmers Market Week we’ll host guided tours of our market, and hand out cold drinks and meal plans to shoppers, on Saturday August 10th!

Cold Drink Bar: Free ice-cold beverages made by CFM vendors!  The cold drink bar will be located at the main entrance of the farmers market pavilion. Drink choices will include Jewel Kombucha, Soco Ginger Beer, Good Spice Lemonade, Rakkasan Tea Company iced...   | Read More

Recipes from Recent Cooking Demos

Big thanks to all who attended Customer Appreciation Day on July 13th! What a great turn out!

Pat Simon, Owner of Customer Cafe Custom Cafe

Custom Café  has been a vendor at our market for ages! They sell amazing custom soup/dip/bread dry mixes that are free of fake ingredients, like “natural flavors” and preservatives.

Custom Cafe Dill Potato Salad:

Ingredients

1 package...   | Read More

Shopping Local Just Got Easier

If you’re someone who loves the idea of buying home grown vegetables but struggle to maintain a farmers market shopping routine, help is on the way with our market’s new app! Customers can shop from a variety of Coppell Farmers Market vendors from their smart device during the week, then pickup the order at their convenience on a market day.

While other farmers markets across the country are already using this technology, the Coppell Farmers Market is the first in the region to...   | Read More

It’s Vendor Appreciation Week!

The Coppell Farmers Market will celebrate our vendors on Saturday, May 25th.  Join in celebrating the amazing, hardworking individuals who grow and prepare our food, day-in and day-out. We encourage customers to show gratitude to their favorite farmers, ranchers, and food producers in any simple way. 

The Coppell Farmers Market fulfills grocery needs year-round.  Vendors are vetted to ensure they grow and produce what they sell. Open Saturdays, 8am-noon....   | Read More

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