Dallas Farmer’s Market

The Dallas Farmer’s Market is one of our favorite places to take out-of-town guest!  The Market offers so much, from the expected produce sellers, to plants of every type and even amazing food and cooking classes!

 

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Know Before You Go 

The Dallas Farmer’s Market is located in downtown Dallas.  If you aren’t familiar with Dallas, it can be a bit hard to find, but your GPS will get you there without a problem.

The Shed is only open Friday – Sunday, but the time to visit is early Saturday.

TAKE CASH, because not every farmer takes credit.

Bring grocery bags to carry home your purchases.

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The DFM verifies that the farmers are not bringing in produce from more than 150 miles away, local ranchers, milk and eggs.  That being said, the amount and selection is not always dependable, since everything is seasonal.2017-01-01 21.12.33.jpgAs a child, my parents would occasionally give me a little money to spend at the store on candy.  Putting a spin on that tradition, I give each of my children a little money (usually $5/each) to spend on HEALTHY food!  They love picking it out, and I encourage them to ask the sellers questions about where the food came, etc.  and to try new ones.  Many of the vendors will offer samples, too.

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Special Events

Check the Farmers Market facebook page and website for upcoming special events, such as Wednesday Story Time and Craft Time, and complementary movies during the summer!  Click HeRE to visit their facebook page.

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I love T-Rex Pickles, which are made using a local craft beer, Four Corners Beer!  The alcohol is cooked out, and while I don’t love beer, it gives the pickles a great, unique taste!  Click HERE to visit their facebook page!

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June, 2017

 

New this year, the market installed this fun water table to keep the kids busy!  My son certainly loved it!

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June, 2017

 

 

The Market

The Market is open year-round, 7 days a week.  Not only are there cute shops, but some of my favorite restaurants, too!

 

The Dallas Antique Company has lots of hard to find items, and a great selection of fun Texas-themed items!  Click HERE to browse their website.

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June, 2017

San Miguel Imports has fun and colorful items!  My son loves the playful dragons!

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June, 2017

I love the soaps and candles at Abundantly Aromatic!  Click HERE to visit their website.

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June, 2017

Lone Chimney Mercantile also has terrific Texas-themed gifts and pictures!  Click HERE to visit their website.

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June, 2017

Bullzerk Trailer Shop has cute, Texas and Dallas themed shirts, too, all set it a fun little airstream trailer!  They also have a Greenville Ave. location!  Click HERE to visit their facebook page.

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June 2017

Taqueria la Ventana has 4 locations around Dallas, with another one in Downtown Dallas on McKinney Ave.  I love their Helote!  Click HERE to visit their website.

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Nammi Vietnamese Street Food is one of my favorites!  I love their grilled pork!  They also have a food truck you can usually find at Klyde Warren Park!  Click HERE to visit their website.

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Mud Hens is another of our favorites!  They have a big outdoor patio, with vegetables growing everywhere!  They have an ever changing menu, based on what is fresh!  Click HERE to visit their website.

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June, 2017

El Mero Mero Tamalero 

If you love tamales, and who doesn’t, you’ve got to try these out!  The pork and jalapenos are, by far, my favorites!!

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Coolhaus Ice Cream

Based out of California, you can find Coolhaus in the fDFM, and usually at Klyde Warren Park!

 

 

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Parking

If you are LUCKY, you can snag street parking on Marilla, my personal preference.  It’s also convenient for carrying out all my purchases from Ruibals!   Ruibal’s began as a vendor at the market, and has grown into 4 stores serving the Dallas community!  All the parking at the Dallas Farmers Market is FREE!

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Amigos Pottery, just across the street from the Farmers Market, sells some fun pottery!

Larken Farms

One of our favorite Pick-Your-Own Orchards, Larken Farms fabulous peaches and plums will be at the market this year!  Be sure to look for them!  To read more about their pick-your-own orchard, click HERE.

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Dallas Farmers Market  

1010 S. Pearl Expressway, Dallas  

Click HERE to visit their website.    


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