5 DFW Farmers Markets: Where to Find and What to Shop

By Virginia Simmons

Texas summer is finally here!

Let’s take advantage of the season and head to the local farmers market to catch all the delicious summer vegetables in season.

We want you to have that seasonal produce you crave so find out where DFW is hiding its farmers markets.

We’ll even let you in on the best summer produce buys…

1. Dallas Farmers Market

Where?

Downtown Dallas

920 S Harwood St

Dallas, TX 75201

When to go: Open daily

Why Go?

Since 1941 this farmers market has supplied downtown with fresh produce and lively atmosphere.

Visit the restaurants and daily events at this historic venue.

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The Dallas Farmers Market prides itself on its community events like concerts, shows, and festivals but the real juice is in the fruit.

For the past two months they have specifically featured peaches, blueberries and strawberries into their events.

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2. Coppell Farmers Market

Where:

768 W Main St

Coppell, TX 75019

When to go: Saturdays 8am-12pm

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Coppell is the “small town, big heart” of DFW and its farmers market is no different.

With all their venders local, they strive to build relationships with both new comers and locals, creating a inviting atmosphere.

They also do their part for the environment by offering local environmental education classes.

What to Buy?

With all their produce picked within 24 hours of sale its hard not to buy it all.

But they have conveniently created a produce seasonality chart to know when and what is at its peak freshness.

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https://coppellfarmersmarket.org/in-season/


Grand Prairie Farmers Market

Where?

120 W Main St

Grand Prairie, TX 75050

When to go: Saturdays 8am-1pm

Why Go?

Grand Prairie is a community built town and is always aiming to give a helping hand.

They rely on volunteers to run the vender booths their local farmers market, and sell produce supplied by local growers.

If the friendly people don’t get to you visit this market then the celebrity appearances will.

Featured on Rachael Ray, Chef Michael Weinstein presented cooking demonstrations at this vary market!

What to Buy?

Not only can you get the freshest produce that the town has to offer but you can also purchase anything from baked goods to honey to Artisan crafts and gifts.

Celebrity Chef Michael Weinstein also sells a line of natural salsas and other products at the Grand Prairie Farmers Market.

https://www.gptx.org/businesses/farmers-market/recipes


4. Farmers Market of Grapevine

Where:

520 S Main St #203

Grapevine, TX 76051

When to Go: Open daily

Why Go?

“We commit to bringing you the best”- Grapevines farmer market is a family oriented community that strives to offer you the best local produce around.

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And the best part is that its open every day of the week AND year around!

They put importance in informing their costumers about their process of growing which makes a trip here not only healthy but educational!

What to Buy?

The market has a close relationship with each one of its growers and encourages you to ask about where your food was grown and by who.

Like other markets, they offer a seasonal chart but unlike other markets they are upfront which produce is local and which are organic.

http://www.farmersmarketofgrapevine.com/seasonal-local-organic


5. Cowtown Farmers Market

Where?

3821 Southwest Blvd

Fort Worth, TX 76116

When to Go: Saturday 8am-12pm

Why Go?

With Fort Worth being THE place to rodeo in DFW it’s no surprise that they have a farmers market to brag about.

With over 90 years of experience and 300+ venders there’s something for both tourists and locals to love.

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All the produce is grown within 150 miles of Fort Worth you’re guaranteed to find the freshest fruits and vegetables.

Talking to the venders is the best way to find the summer produce you love as well as create relationships for your next visit.

Not only do they sell produce but they offer handmade artisan products that are all made with local products and materials.

https://www.cowtownmarket.com/