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Farm-to-Market Report: May 20 to 22

Use this weekend as an excuse to browse through one of North Texas’ many farmers markets. With a variety of produce, farm-to-table dinners, and a carrot contest, you’ll find something that piques your interest and tastebuds. Coppell Farmers Market 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday This Saturday, the market will host “Avenue of Artisans,” featuring more than 20 vendors. […]

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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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