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This Saturday at the Coppell Farmers Market, support your local farmers and food producers during National Farmers Market Week! Let’s celebrate the people who feed us!

10:30am - Panel Discussion with producers and farm advocates moderated by Amanda Vanhoozier, author of Just Picked TX and long-time food/farming community builder based in Coppell.

“First ever panel discussion at the Coppell Farmers Market with food artisans, farmers, market managers and avid customers! What are the benefits of farmers markets (food, social, economic, environmental); what is needed to support the farmers and small business start ups; what can be improved for the local food system in North Texas?”
– Amanda Vanhoozier, Panel Moderator

About the panel moderator and Just Picked TX

PANELISTS:

  • Helen Duran, CISD Child Nutrition, Garden/Farm to Table advocate, Educator, CFM Shopper
  • John Doumas, owner of Pop Star Handcrafted Popsicles, CFM vendor
  • Joe Baker, Pastry Chef and owner of Joe the Baker, CFM vendor
  • Keith Copp, large scale vegetable farmer & owner of Harvest to House, key CFM vendor
  • Sue Newhouse, berry and vegetable farmer & owner of Aunt Sue’s Barn, specializes in agrotourism and community education, CFM vendor
  • Amanda Austin, CFM Manager, vegetable/flower farmer, farm educator & advocate
  • The Coppell Farmers Market is open Saturdays, 8:00am - noon at 768 W. Main Street in Old Town Coppell. Lone Star Electronic Benefit (EBT) and bank ATM cards can be use to purchase wooden market tokens to be used as cash at vendors' booths.

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