Farm to Market Report: Weekend of May 2

Buy local, eat fresh, and pay less at these farmers markets this weekend. Stock up for your Cinco de Mayo fiesta or come on down for the many festivities and farmersMarket_02_char (1)happening at the farmers markets. Either way, get outside and enjoy this weather while you can before it’s too hot.

Collin County Farmers Market: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the farmers market this Saturday with a local lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., featuring Tejas Heritage Farm tamales, salsas using Mana’s spices, and cheese from Truth Hill Farm. Bring the children and watch them take a whack at the piñata at noon. A face painter will also be at the farmers market form 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

3314 N. Central Expwy. Plano
Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Coppell Farmers Market: Cinco de Mayo isn’t the only thing being celebrated this weekend. Old Town Coppell will be having their celebration and festival Friday night from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Square and Pavilion. Come to the farmers market on Saturday to shop at craft and artisan vendors, participate in activities, and meet the new Old Town business. Vendors are invited to stay open till 2 p.m. at the farmers market.

768 W. Main St.
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Dallas Farmers Market: The second class in the farmers market cooking class series features Chef Chad Kelley of Cafe Pacific. Join him in a ‘spring elegance’ themed cooking class on Saturday, May 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. $25 per class if tickets are purchased by Thursday; $30 at the door.

1010 S. Pearl Expwy.
Daily, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Four Seasons Market (Fairview): Load up on the BBQ sauce for these upcoming summer months. Basic Foodism will be selling their anything but normal sauces, whether it is berry cranberry or tangy ginger, you are bound to find something to make your meal a little more unique. Also, all sauces are made from all natural ingredients.

201 Stacy Rd.
Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.            
Sundays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Four Seasons Market (Richardson): Did you know having a spoonful of local honey every day for a month will help your allergies? Well, now you do. AP Apiaries will be selling their local honey at the farmers market this Saturday.

677  W. Campbell Rd.
Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.            
Summer Hours, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Grand Prairie Farmers Market: Come on down to the farmers market this weekend for the 27th annual Cinco de Mayo celebration featuring a parade and festival. The parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. Free entertainment including mariachi bands, folkloric dancers, and vocalists will be provided from noon to 6 p.m. Let the kids run wild and enjoy the bounce house and arts and crafts.

120 W. Main St.
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Grapevine Farmers Market: This weekend stock up on sugar snap peas, Swiss chard, kale, red cabbage, a variety of Texas tomatoes, red grapefruit, local eggs, local honey, sweet onions, green onions, and sweet potatoes.

325 S. Main St.
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Historic Downtown McKinney (Chestnut): Trying to develop new recipes is difficult at times, which is why this Saturday in the pergola Kitchenwares on the Square will be demonstrating many ways to use the produce sold at the market.

Buy your tickets today for the Historic McKinney Farmers Market Farm to Table six-course dinner on Friday, May 30 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. $100 per person

315 S. Chestnut St.
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to noon

Saint Michael’s Farmers Market: Famous pickle vendor, Picklelicious Pickles, as seen on Oprah, will be featuring their spicy chicken pickles this Saturday. Now doesn’t that sound appetizing?

Bring canned vegetables, fruits, peanut butter, beans, tuna, or chicken to the farmers market this weekend to benefit North Dallas Shared Ministries and The North Dallas Food Bank.

8011 Douglas Avenue at Colgate Rd.
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to noon

White Rock Farmers Market: White Rock Farmers Market and Gecko Hardware team up to host a series of Urban Homestead Classes. Classes will be taught by vendors including JJ&B, 24 Carrot Health, Texas Worm Ranch, Cita’s Salsa, and In a Pickle. During the first class of the series, learn how to make two seasonal fruit preserves with Kathy Neumuller from JJ&B, Jellies, Jams, and Butters on May 17 from 3 to 5 p.m.
9150 Garland Rd.
1st and 3rd Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
702 Buckner Blvd.
2nd and 4th Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
NEXT WEEK

Frisco Farmer’s Market: Opening day is Saturday, May 10 for the Frisco Farmer’s Market.

6048 Frisco Square Blvd. 
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 Hayley Votolato is a D Magazine intern, and aspiring food and travel editor. She will be graduating from Texas Christian University with a degree in Strategic Communication from the Schieffer College of Communication this May.