Head to the Dallas Farmers Market on Saturday to get the skinny on healthy eating for the whole family. The free For Your Health event will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and include nutrition information and other activities. The Farmers Market is at 1010 S. Pearl Expressway. For more information, call 214-939-2808. Also, be sure to check out the free cooking Demo with Cosme Alcantar of Blue Mesa Grill at 10 & 11:30am
The Dallas Farmers Market is a one-stop shop for all your produce, meat, floral and specialty-food needs. It is one of the largest public markets of its type in the country, open seven days a week from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, 362 days a year.
Farmers from 150 miles around come to the Dallas Farmers Market, giving you the chance to “buy locally.” These certified local producers offer a wide array of seasonal produce, from tomatoes to sweet potatoes, peaches to watermelons. Other produce vendors complement these local offerings, with everything from Mexican avocados to Washington apples.
At the Dallas Farmers Market, you can also find specialty and prepared foods, flowers, shrubs, and trees, and the opportunity to buy produce in bulk. It only takes one visit to understand why the Dallas Farmers Market is the market where the locals go.