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Author Archive | Edible Dallas and Fort Worth

What’s in Season: Summer 2019

Basil
Blackberries
Blueberriies
Black-eyed peas
Cantaloupe
Corn
Cucumber
Eggplant
Figs
Garlic
Grapes
Honeydew melon
Israeli melon
Lady cream peas 

Malabar spinach
Nectarines
Okra
Peaches
Peppers
Plums
Potatoes
Purple hull peas
Squash
Swiss chard
Tomatoes
Watermelons
Yardlong beans

Compiled with the help of Marie Tedei, Eden’s Garden CSA Farm, and other local farmers.

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Patina Green’s ‘Links’ to Local

Patina Green Home and Market scored a lofty honor earlier this year, garnering the highest score—six links—on the Good Food 100 Restaurants List for 2018. Assembled by the nonprofit Good Food Media Network, the list recognizes restaurants for transparency in food sourcing that emphasizes local and community involvement.…

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Summer 2019

Farmhand Hudson Gray with cows Goldie and Patti and a goat named Hooch.

PHOTOS AND ILLUSTRATION (BOTTOM TO TOP): Teresa Rafi di, Meredith Steele, Krystal Read, Melinda Ortley

Cover: Maud Shepherd’s Cuppa, Cuppa, Cuppa Cobbler (Photo by Andrew Vracin

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Let’s Do Brunch

The sun’s shining, the garden’s sprouting—that’s reason enough to celebrate. Here are some light-fare recipes—favorites from our archives with a sprinkling of new. Head to your nearest farmers market for the freshest eggs and the season’s best asparagus and strawberries. Garnish everything with cheery edible flowers.…

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What’s In Season: Spring 2019

What's in Season: Spring
 
 

Asian Greens
Asparagus
Arugula
Beets
Broccoli
Brussels Sprouts
Cabbage
Cauliflower
Carrots
Celery
Chard
Cilantro
Collard Greens
Dill

 

Fava Beans
Garlic
Green Onions
Fennel
Kale
Kohlrabi
Leeks
Lettuce
Mint
New Potatoes
Oregano
Parsley
Parsnips

 

Peas
(English, Snap, Snow)
Radishes
Rosemary
Rutabaga
Sage
Shallots
Sorrel
Spinach
Spring Onions
Strawberries
Thyme
Turnips
Watercress

For a list of local YOU-PICK-IT farms, go to edibledfw.com and click LOCAL RESOURCES.…

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WHERE TO SHOP AND VISIT LOCALLY

Let’s EAT, DRINK, SHOP, and visit locally! The priceless support of these businesses and organizations helps to grow and sustain Edible Dallas & Fort Worth. Please make a point of supporting them.

ARTISINAL FOODS

JJ&B
972-786-3139
jjandb.com

SCARDELLO ARTISAN CHEESE
Oak Lawn–214-219-1300
Dallas Farmers Market
972-807-2658
ScardelloCheese.com

STOCKS & BONDY
Dallas – 214-973-9459
StocksandBondy.com

TEXAS HONEYBEE GUILD
Txbeeguild.org

TEXAS OLIVE RANCH
214-325-5787
texasoliveranch.com

TEXAS RANGE HONEY
Weston—972-567-2542
RangeHoney.com

BAKERIES

EMPIRE BAKING COMPANY
Dallas—214-350-0007
EmpireBaking.com

CREATIVE DIRECTION & DESIGN

JUIE BEALL
JulieBeallDesign.com

DESTINATIONS AND LODGING

CHESTNUT SQUARE HISTORIC VILLAGE
McKinney – 972-547-2660
ChestnutSquare.org

FOSSIL RIM WILDLIFE CENTER
Glen Rose—254-897-2960
FossilRim.org

GREER FARM
Daingerfield–903-645-3232
GreerFarm.com

HISTORIC DOWNTOWN MCKINNEY
DowntownMcKinney.org

KIEPERSOL WINERY & VINEYARDS
Daingerfield–903-645-3232
GreerFarm.com

EVENTS

A PEEP AT THE COOPS
May 5 in Dallas
aPeepAtTheCoops.org

THE 2019 GARDEN SHOW
March 16 & 17 in McKinney
CCMGATX.org/thegardensshow

DALLAS ARBORETUM FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL
March 21–A Grand Pasting
March 22–Vintners’ Dinner
March 23–Roots on the Road Conference
DallasArboretum.org/foodwinefest

EARTHX TASTE
April 26-28 in Dallas
EarthX.org/Taste

EDOM LONG TABLE DINNER
May 11 in Edom
VisitEdom.com

LES DAMES D’ESCOFFIER
March 3 in Dallas
LDEDallas.org

MEET THE MAKERS
April 7 in Dallas
WeAreTastemakers.com

OAK CLIFF EARTH DAY
April 14 in Dallas
OakCliffEarthDay.com

FARMERS MARKETS

COPPELL FARMERS MARKET
coppellfarmersmarket.org

COWTOWN FARMERS MARKET
Fort Worth
Cowtownmarket.com

DALLAS FARMERS MARKET
dallasfarmersmarket.org

EDEN’S ORGANIC GARDEN & CSA FARM
Balch Springs
EdensOrganicFarm.com

FRISCO ROTARY FARMERS MARKET
FriscoRotaryFarmersMarket.com

GOOD LOCAL MARKETS—WHITE ROCK
GoodLocalMarkets.org

GRAHAM FARMERS MARKET
FB: Graham Farmers Market

GRAPEVINE FARMERS MARKET
FarmersMarketofGrapevine.com

HISTORIC McKINNEY FARMERS MARKET
ChestnutSquare.org

ROCKWALL FARMERS MARKET
RockwallFarmersMarket.org

SAINT MICHAEL’S FARMERS MARKET
SaintMichaelsMarket.com

VERNON FARMERS MARKET
VernonFarmersMarket.com

WICHITA FALLS FARMERS MARKET
FarmersMarketWichitaFalls.com

LOCAL FARMS—PICK YOUR OWN

LARKEN FARMS
Waxahachie—972-398-7150
LarkenFarms.com

FOOD DISTRIBUTORS

FRESHPOINT
Dallas—972-385-5800
Dallas.FreshPoint.com

GROCERS, MARKETS & CATERING

BURGUNDY PASTURE BEEF
Dallas – 972-707-7241
Fort Worth – 817-878-2722
Grandview— 817-866-2447
BurgundyPastureBeef.com

CELEBRATION MARKET & CATERING
Market: 214-352-0031
Catering: 214-351-2456
CelebrationRestaurant.com

HARVEST SEASONAL KITCHEN
McKinney – 214-726-0251
HarvestTX.com

MARKET PROVISIONS CO.…

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People We Will Miss

In the years since the magazine’s inception, we lost four significant voices.

Randall Copeland (1973-2013) A force in North Texas’ farm-to-table renaissance, beloved “Big Cat” was a chef with a big presence and a big heart. He co-owned Restaurant Ava and Boulevardier after coming up through El Centro College’s acclaimed chef program and working with Bradley Ogden in Las Vegas.…

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Spring 2019


Rick Wells at the 2017 Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance dinner at Pure Land Farm.

OUR QUEST FOR COMMUNITY
The Resilient Garden(er)
19
Strawberry Fields
26
Let’s Do Brunch
28
PHOTOS (BOTTOM TO TOP): Gyorgy Papp, Teresa Rafidi, Teresa Rafidi, Paul Ernest
Cover Photo: Teresa Rafidi
4 PUBLISHER’S LETTER
7 CELEBRATING TEN YEARS BY KIM PIERCE
9 10 YEARS: OUR QUEST FOR COMMUNITY
13 10 YEARS: HOW WE GROW
15 WHAT’S IN SEASON
16 SPRING ONIONS: FOUR WAYS BY JACKIE BOTTO & JOY MANNING
19 HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?
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