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Farm to Market Report: November 14 – 16

Don’t let the cooler temperatures keep you in this weekend. Although this week’s freeze affected some vendors around the area, there’s still plenty to choose from. With the winter season in full swing, you’ll find an abundance of greens. With Thanksgiving less than two weeks away, check out what your area farmers market has to offer. Plan ahead and shop early.

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Farm to Market Report: November 6 – 9

Now is the perfect time to scope out fare for your Thanksgiving meal preparations, and there’s no better place for this kind of work than area farmers markets. From winter squashes to pecans to greens, there’s an abundance to choose from at nearly every market. What makes Dallas-area markets patron-friendly are their attempts to offer more than produce. This weekend, the Dallas Farmers Market hosts a cooking class, while the Vickery Meadow Community Market will have a pie contest. Drop in.

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A Guide to Picking the Perfect Pumpkin

With the crisp air of fall comes the abundance of pumpkins at area farmers markets. But when looking beyond the usual aesthetics for carving purposes, many shoppers may find themselves in a conundrum.
Chad Julka, farm coordinator with the Dallas Farmers Market and program director for GROW It Local, offered a few suggestions for picking the perfect pumpkin for pies, breads, candies, and any other adventurous recipe you may have in mind for holiday meals.

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New & Improved: The Shed at Dallas Farmers Market Is Open

The Dallas Farmers Market welcomed more than 10,000 people this weekend for the opening of The Shed. Vendors began moving into the space Thursday evening from Shed 3 in anticipation of the Labor Day weekend crowd. The Shed, a space formerly known as Shed 1, offers a customer-driven shopping experience featuring new food vendors alongside […]

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