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It Takes a Village: Our Chat with Jersey Girls Dairy

Written by Aimee Blinder, CFM Committee Volunteer

On a recent warm summer night, I gave a ring to Leah and Brady Courtney who spoke to me from their home in Winnsboro, situated two hours away from Coppell. Their dairy operation is a family affair having started as a commercial dairy farm back in the early 90’s by Brady’s dad Toey and mom Linda, transitioning to a retail farm in 2007. As the sole dairy offering at CFM, we were eager to get a look into their life and hear their...   | Read More

It Takes A Village, Meet Yours: Our Chat with beSPICED

Written by Aimee Blinder, CFM Committee Member

In our new interview series, It Takes A Village, Meet Yours, we take time out to meet with a variety of our cherished vendors where they share interesting and fun perspectives on their lives.

Today’s spotlight is on Sapna Punjabi-Gupta of beSPICED. Offering a rich tapestry of blended healing modalities and traditions, Sapna’s journey and passion shines through in our recent virtual sit down. We had a wonderful...   | Read More

It Takes A Village, Meet Yours: Our Chat with Bishop Hill Farm Flowers

Written by Aimee Blinder, CFM Committee Member

In our new interview series, It Takes A Village, Meet Yours, we take time out to meet with a variety of our cherished vendors where they share interesting and fun perspectives on their lives.

We recently had the pleasure of having a virtual sit down with our premiere floral connoisseur Amanda Vanhoozier of Bishop Hill Farm Flowers. She spoke with us from her home & urban flower farm just a hoot & a holler...   | Read More

It Takes A Village, Meet Yours: Our Chat with Delanco Farms

Written by Aimee Blinder, CFM Committee Member

In our new interview series, we take time out to meet with a variety of our cherished vendors where they share interesting and fun perspectives on their lives.

Today’s spotlight is on Delanco Farms. Over six years ago Colleen & Russell Gonzales along with their two daughters moved to Paradise, Texas to follow their dream of creating a sustainable, organic principled farm on their six acres of land. Colleen and Russell...   | Read More

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

Compost Collection

AS OF APRIL 2020, COMPOST HASTE HAS SUSPENDED COPPELL FARMERS MARKET COMPOST COLLECTION. To inquire about alternate compost collection sites email [email protected]

Compost Haste is a woman owned and operated non-profit organization based out of Lewisville, TX. Owner Margaret Blackmon is passionate about waste reduction and the...   | 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

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