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Category: Farmers Markets

A Gathering of Farm and Food Leadership, What can Happen?

A Gathering of Farm and Food Leadership, What can Happen?

The gathering of advocates for a localized food system came together at the Farm and Food Leadership Conference in McKinney, Texas on the historic downtown square earlier in the week. The perfect setting as all sides of the downtown square hint of a local food […]

Grab a Plate and Come to the Seasonal Table

Grab a Plate and Come to the Seasonal Table

My garden is taking a sigh of relief as the night air is cooling down.  Plants and even people get in the rhythm of the season change.  What we crave to eat changes almost as abruptly as the temperature drops. “Maybe I will make some […]

Panel Discussion Reveals the Value of Farmers Markets

Panel Discussion Reveals the Value of Farmers Markets

This past weekend, I was the moderator for a panel of guests invited to discuss local food and farmers markets at the Coppell Farmers Market (CFM) for National Farmers Market Week. As we were just getting into the introductions, there was this positive wave of […]

What can be Found at Farmers Markets that is not at Grocery Stores?

What can be Found at Farmers Markets that is not at Grocery Stores?

“Did you find everything you were looking for?” asked the innocent grocery checker. I want to say that I was looking for the grass-fed beef that really should be behind that meat labels with graphics of cows standing in fields. I was also looking for […]