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Good Local Markets Hosts Vegan Market Oct 13

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Good Local Markets hosts a Vegan Pop-Up Market on Saturday, October 13 (8am-1pm) featuring over 20 vegan-only vendors in addition to the weekly growers, ranchers and artisans everyone knows and loves.

Vegan offerings from 5 mile Chocolate, Good Earth Cheese, Lavish Clean Intentions Vegan Soaps, Nature’s Comfort Foods, Nature’s Plate and Reverie Bakeshop as well as GLM local farmers with fresh produce including Demases Farms, Wolfsong Farm, Chandler Family Farm, Restoration Farm, Gardeners in Community Development and Highway 19 Farm will showcase their vegan-only offerings at the Saturday market. Continue reading

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Good Local Markets 2018 Season Begins March 10th

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Dallas’ favorite all-local farmers market – Good Local Markets launches the 2018 season on March 10 at the White Rock locale (9150 Garland Road).  A 2nd location at Paul Quinn College (3837 Simpson Stuart Road) takes place every Thursday beginning on March 15.

Every Good Local Markets vendor grows or makes what they sell with no distribution.  GLM vendors offer produce, artisanal foods and handcrafted goods, all grown or made within 150 miles of Dallas. Continue reading

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Scardello Offering Cheese and Charcuterie Plates To Go

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With their rising popularity at The Market, Scardello Artisan Cheese is excited to bring to-go versions of their signature cheese and charcuterie plates to the Oak Lawn location. Each Cheese Plate To Go and Charcuterie Plate To Go features an assortment of hand-made delicacies with accompaniments like olives, nuts and dried fruit, and crackers. They are the perfect meal for one or a great snack to share for two.

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Free $5 Farmers Market Vouchers From Chipotle This Sat, Aug 8th

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On Saturday Aug. 8, as part of National Farmers Market Week, Chipotle Mexican Grill is setting up shop in The Shed at the Dallas Farmers Market. This annual event gets the hungry crowds going.

From 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., Chipotle will offer a $5 farmers market voucher to each of the first 500 people to visit the Chipotle booth.  The vouchers can be redeemed for any farm fresh produce and artisan foods until the market closes at 5 p.m. that day.   Continue reading

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Whiskey Cake to Host Farmers Market

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To celebrate and support the local community and continue green efforts, Whiskey Cake will host a farmers market event for all of the local vendors the restaurant works with at the Plano location this Sunday, April 19. Whiskey Cake regulars will get the opportunity to meet local food suppliers and learn more about where their food comes from when they dine at Whiskey Cake. With Earth Day right around the corner on Wednesday, April 22, this is the perfect chance to celebrate local vendors

The market event is Sunday, April 19 from 10:30am to 2:00pm. Whiskey Cake is located at 3601 Dallas Parkway in Plano.

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Chefs for Farmers Rocked the Oyster Last Night

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The hottest ticket in town last night was definitely the Chefs for Farmers Oyster Bash which took place at the Dallas Farmers Market in Shed One among plenty of farmers, and a smattering of chefs.  A few hot restaurants like Knife, TJ’s Seafood Market, The Grape, Stock and Barrel and Gemma represented as wine flowed and revelers danced and paraded through the big Shed as they enjoyed grilled oysters, oyster stew, a clam bake and even seafood stew loaded with plenty of seafaring critters prepared by host Matt McCallister.

Iris McCallister is definitely one of the city’s most gifted event coordinators, and certainly prepared a wonderful evening. The idea actually sprang from the thoughtful mind of Michael Martensen, co-owner of both Driftwood and Proof and Pantry, each known for the oyster prowess.    Continue reading

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Dallas Farmers Market Announces Five New Restaurants

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The Dallas Farmers Market, which recently opened The Shed to house its farmers, vendors and artisans, announced today four restaurants and one Italian coffee shop that will be permanent eateries in The Market (formally Shed 2) when it re-opens, fully renovated with a new interior design and patio dining, in spring 2015. The Market will be home to Rex’s Seafood and Market, Stocks & Bondy, Palmieri Cafe, Nammi/Coolhaus and a new restaurant concept from Firebird Restaurant Group, along with a variety of new local artisan food vendors and merchants.

“Since the transformation of the Dallas Farmers Market began just last summer, the momentum has already spurred more development and foot traffic than the neighborhood has ever seen,” said John Crawford, president and CEO of Downtown Dallas Inc. “Downtown Dallas 360, our strategic plan for Downtown’s future, paints a picture of the Farmers Market District as a diverse, walkable urban neighborhood, anchored by the Dallas Farmers Market, bustling with families and businesses and drawing customers from throughout the region. The announcement today achieves all of these goals –we are thrilled with the quality, variety and experience coming to the area.”   Continue reading

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