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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 CafeCustom 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

CFM is Now a Compost Collection Site

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 own container, or consumers can pay a nominal fee if they’d like to exchange a full, take-home waste bin for a clean, empty bin each time they drop. Finished compost is sold at their...   | 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

Garden Time for Kids Winter Schedule

Did you know that the Coppell Farmers Market has a Learning Garden on site?

Join us every market Saturday at 10:30am for Garden Time for Kids, where participants often make garden-centric crafts, get their hands dirty, and always learn what’s growing.

Garden Time for Kids is subject to closure in the case of rain or temps below 40. The CFM Learning Garden is located near the splash pad and beneath the flag pole at 768 W. Main St. in Old Town...   | Read More

Lookout! for Rearranged Vendor Booths

During winter months we have fewer vendors and we've consolidated our layout. If you cannot find your favorite vendor this Saturday, ask us! Check out the stall map below for details. 

STALL MAP AND VENDOR LIST

Paleo Sweet Potato Recipe from Wild Roots Nutrition

The Coppell Farmers Market hosted Allie Wayman of Wild Roots Nutrition for a holiday inspired cooking demonstration. Allie taught us how to make a delicious Paleo sweet potato casserole, and shared tips on enjoying the holidays with REAL FOOD.

 

Our market hosts four cooking demonstrations each year; the demos are taught by diverse Dallas-area food and health educators and chefs. This series is offered free of charge and aims to share delicious food prep ideas with farmers...   | Read More

Garden Time For Kids November/ December Schedule

Bring the whole family to shop groceries and play at the Coppell Farmers Market this October!

ABOUT GARDEN TIME FOR KIDS: During this weekly program at the CFM Learning Garden visitors will learn what’s growing and taste test in season vegetables.

WHEN: 10:30-11:15am every market Saturday

LOCATION: The Coppell Farmers Market Learning Garden is located near the splash pad, right next to the...   | Read More

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