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Farm-to-Market Report: March 5-6

With the weather starting to warm up and the winter season coming to a close, farmers markets are starting to boom in Dallas. And with more health-conscious shoppers out there, it is no surprise places like the Dallas Farmers Market are constantly growing by welcoming more unique vendors. Whether you are planning to purchase all of your groceries at one of these events or are just looking for featured specialty items, local farmers markets can make your weekend great.

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Farm to Market Report: March 27-29

This weekend, Uptown Farmers Market, Dallas’ newest farmers market, will open its doors for its first market season. With the community’s growing demand for fresh produce and natural foods, this market will quench the West Village’s thirst for healthy living. All produce and foods at market are grown within a 150 mile radius of Dallas, guaranteeing the freshest fruits, vegetables, and specialty foods direct from home gardens to Uptown. The market will be held every Saturday morning, with accompanying food trucks parked along Lemmon Avenue, as well as live music by local artists.

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Farm to Market Report: March 20 – 22

The first weekend of spring has arrived with misty fog and a rainy forecast. Although the weather has perked up some in the last week, it’s still a bit chilly outside, and many farmers markets are waiting on clear skies and warm air to set up for the spring season. However, a few markets will be open this weekend with fresh selections sprouted from the dewy earth, ready for your palate, skillet, or that pretty vase sitting on the table.

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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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