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WHERE TO 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.

ARCHITECTURE & CONSTRUCTION

NEATBUILT
Located in East Dallas, NeatBuilt offers a thoughtful approach to new home design and renovation. Our style is predominantly modern, incorporating clean lines and minimal design into homes that are inviting and easy to live in. We have over ten years of design and construction management experience.   469-554-9278; Neatbuilt.com

ARTISANAL FOODS

FUN GUY GOURMET MUSHROOMS Fun Guys Gourmet Mushrooms is a local Grower and Full Cycle Mushroom Farm of Fresh Grown Gourmet Mushrooms. Our Mushroom include specialties such as  Elm Oyster , Blue Oyster , King Oyster , Pink Oyster, Gold Oyster, Lion’s Maine.  972-989-2764;  http://funguysgourmetmushrooms.com

JJ&B
Fine handcrafted jellies, jams and fruit butters made in micro-batches from the freshest natural local ingredients. Retail * Wholesale * Restaurants * Bakeries * 972-786-3139;  jjandb.com

SCARDELLO ARTISAN CHEESE
Scardello offers handcrafted and artisan foods, with approximately 150 cut-to-order seasonal cheeses, including American artisan cheese and a large selection of Texas cheeses. 3511 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas, TX 214-219-1300, and at the Market Building at the Dallas Farmers Market; 972-807-2658; scardellocheese.com

TEXAS HONEYBEE GUILD
Our Award-winning, Zip Code Honey celebrates both natural beekeeping and the native pollinators of the Blackland Prairie restored. You can find us at local DFW farmers markets. Txbeeguild.org

TEXAS OLIVE RANCH
Texas Olive Ranch offers Texas-grown and pressed olive oil and olive trees as well as Texas-flavored olive oils and balsamic vinegar. Visit our website for current information on where to find our products. 214.325.5787, texasoliveranch.com

 

BAKERIES

EMPIRE BAKING COMPANY
Locally owned and operated artisan bakery providing Dallas with European style natural breads, pastry, cookies, sandwiches and salads since 1992. Call for our boxed lunch catering. 5450 West Lovers Lane, Dallas, TX; 214-350-0007; empirebaking.com

 

BOOKSELLERS

UT PRESS
The University of Texas Press is a university press that is part of the University of Texas at Austin. Established in 1950, the Press publishes scholarly books and journals. utpress.utexas.edu

 

FOOD DISTRIBUTORS

FRESH POINT
FreshPoint Dallas was founded in 1917 as American Produce and Vegetable Company and has been serving the greater Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex with the finest quality produce, specialty foods and superior service for over 97 years. We are committed to bringing Local, Organic and Seasonal foods to North Texas. Dallas.freshpoint.com 972-385-5800

 

DESTINATIONS

CHESTNUT SQUARE HISTORIC VILLAGE 
Step back in time with a visit to Chestnut Square Historic Village. Sitting on 2.5 shaded acres just two blocks south of the historic downtown McKinney square, Chestnut Square provides an opportunity to step back in time and regain a sense of community. With ten structures dating from 1854 to 1930, the Village offers docent led tours, facility rentals, a wedding venue, living history demonstrations and community events.  More at chestnutsquare.org; 972-562-8790

FOSSIL RIM WILDLIFE CENTER
This is where Africa comes to Texas. The 1,800- acre preserve holds a 9.5 mile scenic drive where you can interact with over 1,100 rare and endangered animals roaming free in their herds. Not-for-profit 501(c)3. Glen Rose, Texas; FossilRim.org

GREER FARM
Located near Daingerfield, Texas, lush pastures and towering pine and hardwood trees characterize this farm in Northeast Texas. Products include hay, fruit, berries, vegetables, flowers, pine timber and Maine- Anjou cattle. 1444 CR 1125, Daingerfield, TX; 903.645.3232, greerfarm.com

TRINITY RIVER AUDUBON CENTER
Explore the amazing resources of the 6,000- acre Great Trinity Forest, the largest urban hardwood forest in the United States. Visitors have the opportunity to have hands-on experiences, four miles of Nature viewing trails, Children’s Discovery Garden and a nature store. 6500 Great Trinity Forest Way, Dallas; 214.398.8722; trinityriveraudubon.org

 

EVENTS & EVENT SPACE

SEVEN FOR PARTIES
Located in the Design District, this sophisticated yet whimsical space is the most unique event venue in Dallas. 150 Turtle Creek Blvd., Dallas, 214-748-5559; http://7forparties.com

 PEEP AT THE COOPS
May 6th, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
9202 Moss Farm Lane, Dallas
APeepAtTheCoops.org

FORT WORTH WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL 2018
April 5-8, 2018; fortworthfoodandwinefestival.com

LONE STAR CULINARY AND MUSIC EXPERIENCE
Riviera Maya, Mexico
2018 Dates: June 17-34; July 15-20; Sept. 16-22; Oct. 14-20
2GetAwayTravel.com/Lone-Star

OAK CLIFF EARTH DAY
April 15th, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Lake Cliff Park
Oakcliffearthday.com

 

FARMERS MARKETS

COPPELL FARMERS MARKET
Farmers Market providing fresh, seasonal produce and agricultural products from local growers and producers. Season schedule at CoppellFarmersMarket.org. 768 W. Main St., Coppell;  coppellfarmersmarket.org

COWTOWN FARMERS MARKET
Meet our farmers. Everything is growing with 150 miles of Fort Worth – we are neighbors! Not only do we have awesome farmers, we also have awesome artisans. Local products, made with local materials.  3821 Southwest Blvd., Fort Worth; http://cowtownmarket.com

DALLAS FARMERS MARKET
Nestled among the skyscrapers and the hustle of the city is a place where farmers become friends. In the middle of everything but away from it all, since 1941, the Dallas Farmers Market has been filled with wholesome produce and the collective fruits of our labor.  1010 S. Pearl Expressway, Dallas;  dallasfarmersmarket.org

DENTON COMMUNITY MARKET
Producer-only farmer’s market and handmade art market—Every Saturday. Best of Denton in local produce, handmade items, live music, food trucks, kids activities and more! Family-friendly festival every weekend at the Denton County Historical Park, 317 W. Mulberry in Denton.;  dentonmarket.org

DOWNTOWN FORNEY: ARTISAN & FARMERS MARKET
Featuring handcrafted artisan made gifts & fresh locally grown products every 2nd and 4th Saturdays, March-November in historic downtown Forney.   Murray Cotton Gin, 201 E. Broad Street, Forney; downtownforneymarket.com

EDEN’S GARDEN CSA FARM
Eden’s offers CSA memberships, independently owned organic garden center and market days where you can come out and meet the farmers, ranchers and producers. 4710 Pioneer Rd, Balch Springs, TX; 214.348.3336, edensorganicgardencenter.com

FARMERS BRANCH MARKET
The 2018 season runs every Saturday from 5 pm to 9 pm May through September & additional markets on November 10th and December 8th. We have vendors selling produce, eggs, meats, specialty foods and arts & crafts.  Twilight Hours – 5-8 on Saturdays, May-September!  12700 Denton Drive, Farmers Branch; 972-919-2602; farmersbranchmarket.com”

FRISCO FRESH MARKET
The next evolution of the classic farmers’ market experience. Opening in 2017 in one of the fastest growing cities in Texas, FFM comprises of 70,000 SF of rentable indoor and outdoor space. Part of a 32-acre development, the farmers market’s mission is to find and promote the best specialty foods and the freshest products from farmers, artisans, crafters, merchants, restaurants and concept cuisines.  6427 Main Street, Frisco; 844-776-2753; friscofreshmarket.org

GOOD LOCAL MARKETS
ONLY LOCAL. ALL GOOD. Our mission is to strengthen the local food economy and create awareness of the social, environmental and health benefits of growing and eating local food. With new and continuing programs, Good Local Markets promotes the health of our communities, the health of local businesses and the health of our local food system.  Through all of our programs, GLM works to advance prosperity, health, and community.  March – December.  Saturdays – White Rock, 9150 Garland Road, Dallas, Saturdays from 8-1; Paul Quinn, 3827 Simpson Stuart, Dallas, Thursdays 3-7; goodlocalmarkets.org 

GRAHAM FARMERS MARKET
Downtown Graham; Opens May 5th, Saturdays from 9 am to 12pm.

GRAND PRAIRIE FARMERS MARKET
Farmers Market at Market Square, 120 W. Main St., in downtown Grand Prairie, Texas, is open Saturdays from late March through mid-December and features locally grown fruits and vegetables, plants, tamales, baked goods, salsas, dips, relishes, eggs, honey, chips, soaps, candles and more.  120 W. Main Street, Grand Prairie. gptx.org/businesses/farmers-market

GRAPEVINE FARMERS MARKET
Indoor and Outdoor market in downtown Grapevine.  Their motto is  ” if we wouldn’t feed it to our kids, you won’t find it in our market.  And, if you have any questions about any of our produce, don’t hesitate to ask. Our goal is to serve you & your family.” 325 S. Main Street, affiliated with brick-and-mortar FM at 520 S. Main, Grapevine.  farmersmarketofgrapevine.com

McKINNEY FARMERS MARKET
McKinney Farmers Market at Chestnut Square has a variety of vendors offering local, grass fed beef and free range chicken, you’ll also find specialty items such as tamales, pastries, jerky and  arts and crafts vendors who offer everything from locally made goat milk soap to wood bowls. 6851 Virginia Parkway, McKinney; Also Thursday night market at Adriatica satellite location;  chestnutsquare.org/farmers-market

SAINT MICHAEL’S FARMERS MARKET
The Saint Michael’s Farmers Market is a non-profit community outreach ministry of Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church where local farmers, ranchers, and artisans sell directly to our North Dallas neighborhood.  saintmichaelsmarket.com

VERNON FARMERS MARKETS
Courthouse Square, Corner of Pease & Cumberland, Vernon; Opens May 12th, Saturdays from 8am to 12pm.
& Wilbarger General Hospital, East Lawn, Vernon; Opens May 5th Tuesdays from 4pm to 6pm.
Facebook.com/vernontxfarmersmarket

WICHITA FALLS FARMERS MARKET
Corner of 8th & Ohio, Wichita Falls;  Summer season begins May 5th, Tuesday, Thursdays and Saturday from 7:30 am to 1pm.
http://farmersmarketwichitafalls.com

 

FARMS AND RANCHES

BROKEN ARROW RANCH
Broken Arrow Ranch is an artisanal purveyor of high quality, free-range venison, antelope and wild boar meat from truly wild animals. 3296 Junction Highway, Ingram, TX; 800.962.4263; brokenarrowranch.com

EDEN’S GARDEN CSA FARM
Eden’s offers CSA memberships, independently owned organic garden center and market days where you can come out and meet the farmers, ranchers and producers. 4710 Pioneer Rd, Balch Springs, TX; 214.348.3336, edensorganicgardencenter.com

LARKEN FARMS
Orchard has over 8,000 trees with over 30 varieties of peaches and other fruit trees as well as a variety of vegetables.  We practice organic methods.  3563 Greathouse Road., 972-398-7150; larkenfarms.com

NITSCHKE NATURAL BEEF
If you’re a discriminating beef enthusiast seeking a sinfully delicious yet wholesome and healthy eating experience, Nitschke Natural All Pasture • All the Time is premium quality beef raised 100% on pasture and dry-aged to tender perfection.  Because of the unique health benefits of pasture-finished beef, you don’t have to sacrifice the pleasure of what you love to eat for your own good health.  You really can have both!  214-207-5573; nnbeef.com

 

GROCERIES, MARKETS & CATERING

 

BOLSA MERCADO CATERING
Local meets Luxury.  214-254-4936; http://bolsadallas.com

BURGUNDY PASTURE BEEF
Real food, real flavor, real wholesomeness — that’s our core philosophy. We produce the highest-quality 100% grass-fed beef, raised naturally on lush pastures right here in North Texas. Burgundy’s Local—3314 Ross Ave., Ste 100, Dallas, 972-707-7241; Burgundy Boucherie, Grandview, 817-866-2247; Burgundy’s Local Grass Fed Meat Market 3326 W. 7th St., Fort Worth, TX; 817-878-2722; burgundypasturebeef.com

CELEBRATION RESTAURANT, MARKET & CATERING
Celebration Restaurant has been offering great food since 1971 using fresh, local, seasonal produce. Our Market offers family meals, casseroles, dips, wines and appetizers to take home or give as gifts. 4503 W. Lover’s Lane, Dallas; 214.351.5681 (Restaurant); 4515 W. Lover’s Lane 214.352.0031 (Market); Catering – 214.351.2456; celebrationrestaurant.com

FARM TO FORK FOODS
We think bringing the farm to the consumer is the next best thing to shopping at the farm itself.  Farm to Fork Foods simplifies the shopping process and life by bringing the farm to YOU. 2001 w. Mayfield Road, Arlington, 682-549-9369; http://farmtoforkfoods.com

MARKET PROVISIONS CO.
Is a new take on the general store – visit for your morning coffee, sundries, and everything you need for a farm-to-table meal. Located in The Market building at the Dallas Farmers Market. 214-702-6655; 1010 Pearl Expressway, Dallas; marketprovisions.org

PATINA GREEN HOME AND MARKET
Located on McKinney’s historic square, Chef Robert Lyford prepares a lunch menu that changes daily using seasonal and local ingredients. Market Dinners (5+ Course Chef’s Tasting Menu) are offered every weekend. Shop the curated collections while dining in. PatinaGreenHomeAndMarket.com

POTAGER’S OTHER STUFF
Coffee shop and store featuring artisan produced food, crafts, wine and beer. Celebrate Texas! 208 S. Mesquite Street, Arlington, Texas. 682-553-5811; potagercafe.com

TRINITY HAYMARKET
Organic, non-soy, non-GMO feeds; supplies and tools for the small scale and urban farmer and so much more! Handcrafted Gifts * Local Goods * Coffee * Soaps 214-202-2163 1715 Market Center Blvd. Dallas; trinityhaymarket.com

WENDY KRISPIN CATERER
Providing food, staff, and party planning  services to hundreds of clients and thousand of guests since 1992. 214-748-7559; wendykrispincaterer.com

WHOLE FOODS MARKET
Whole Foods Market strives to offer the highest quality natural and organic products available to their customers, while caring about their communities and environment. Visit wholefoodsmarket.com for local locations.

Addison—5100 Belt Line Rd, Suite 1012 – 214-854-3334
Arlington—801 E. Lamar Blvd. – 817.461.9362
Colleyville—4801 Colleyville Blvd. – 817.918.3821
Dallas—2118 Abrams at Gaston – 214.824.1744
Dallas—11700 Preston at Forest – 214.361.8887
Dallas—4100 Lomo Alto Dr. – 214.520.7993
Dallas—Park Lane at Central Expwy. – 214.342.4850
Dallas—2510 McKinney Ave. – 972.518.5814
Fairview—105 Stacy Road – 972.549.4090
Fort Worth—3720 Vision Drive – 682-316-8040
Highland Village—4041 Waller Creek – 972.538.9710
Las Colinas/Irving – 6741 N. MacArthur – 469-845-8001
Plano – 2201 Preston at Park—972.612.6729
Richardson/Cityline—1411 E. Renner Road–214.273-0902

 

HOME AND HEALTH PRODUCTS

BEST BUG BAIT
Richter’s Remedy Best Bug Bait is a product that is an eco-safe alternative from traditional pest control, and is people pet and planet friendly, affordable, effective and long lasting. Order on-line at bestbugbait.com

BUG BOUNCER
All natural, DEET-free insect repellent made locally from pure essential oils. Concentrated, portable, personal protection; bugbouncer.com

 

HOUSEWARES & GIFTS

PATINA GREEN HOME AND MARKET
Located on McKinney’s historic square, Chef Robert Lyford prepares a lunch menu that changes daily using seasonal and local ingredients. Market Dinners (5+ Course Chef’s Tasting Menu) are offered every weekend. Shop the curated collections while dining in. PatinaGreenHomeAndMarket.com

 

LANDSCAPE & GARDENING

EAT THE YARD ORGANICS
Edible landscape design and installation. In addition to offering fresh produce to our neighbors in the Dallas area we hope to help others in our community eat their yard as well. We consult and install almost any size urban homestead. If your building will allow it we also do rooftop farming and can consult and install a garden or growing operation, no matter the size, right on your roof.  Call us for a consultation. 214-675-4304; eattheyard.org

NORTH HAVEN GARDENS
An independent Garden Center, Art Gallery and Café; specializing in organic seeds, vegetable transplants, insect predators, raised bed kits, plus a wide variety of Texas natives, perennials, trees, shrubs, bulbs & more. 7700 Northhaven Rd., Dallas; 214-363-5316; nhg.com

PRESERVATION TREE SERVICE
Provides sustainable, science-based tree care to residential, municipal and commercial clients. Staff members are certified by the International Society of Arboriculture. preservationtree.com

 

RESTAURANTS & CAFES

BOLSA
Bolsa’s menu consists of locally grown, organic products of compelling quality. The menu is also designed for take-away if dining in is not an option. Fresh, Local, Thoughtful. 614 W. Davis St., Dallas, TX 75208 214-943-1889, bolsadallas.com

BURGUNDY PASTURE BEEF
Real food, real flavor, real wholesomeness — that’s our core philosophy. We produce the highest-quality 100% grass-fed beef, raised naturally on lush pastures right here in North Texas. Burgundy’s Local—3314 Ross Ave., Ste 100, Dallas, 972-707-7241; Burgundy Boucherie, Grandview, 817-866-2247; Burgundy’s Local Grass Fed Meat Market 3326 W. 7th St., Fort Worth, TX – 817-878- 2722; burgundypasturebeef.com

CELEBRATION RESTAURANT, MARKET & CATERING
Celebration Restaurant has been offering great food since 1971 using fresh, local, seasonal produce. Our Market offers family meals, casseroles, dips, wines and appetizers to take home or give as gifts. 4503 W. Lover’s Lane, Dallas; 214.351.5681 (Restaurant); 4515 W. Lover’s Lane 214.352.0031 (Market); Catering – 214.351.2456; celebrationrestaurant.com

GARDEN CAFE
Local, family run. Serving breakfast and lunch. Occasional dinner parties. Beautiful organic garden! Outdoor patio. Open Monday through Sunday 7am to 3pm. We grow our own herbs and vegetables. Available for private parties. We now have an espresso bar! 5310 Junius St., Dallas, TX. gardencafe.net

HARVEST SEASONAL KITCHEN
Find community to table dining in historic downtown McKinney with farm house chic style and a menu celebrating local sources and the modern Texas food movement.112 E. Louisiana St., McKinney; 214-726-0251 Harvesttx.com

 

NORTH HAVEN GARDENS
An independent Garden Center, Art Gallery and Café; specializing in organic seeds, vegetable transplants, insect predators, raised bed kits, plus a wide variety of Texas natives, perennials, trees, shrubs, bulbs & more. 7700 Northhaven Rd., Dallas; 214-363-5316; nhg.com

PATINA GREEN HOME AND MARKET
Located on McKinney’s historic square, Chef Robert Lyford prepares a lunch menu that changes daily using seasonal and local ingredients.   Check the calendar on the website find dates for Market Dinners and other events.  Shop the curated collections while dining in. PatinaGreenHomeAndMarket.com

POTAGER’S OTHER STUFF
Coffee shop and store featuring artisan produced food, crafts, wine and beer. Celebrate Texas! 208 S. Mesquite Street, Arlington, Texas. 682-553-5811; potagercafe.com

 

START
Start’s mission is to introduce a trend of eating real food, even when in a hurry. Remodeling fast food will take time, but serving clean, from-scratch food in environmentally-friendly packaging is a Start. Two Dallas locations! Startrestaurant.net

 

 

STATE AGENCIES

The Texas Department of Agriculture and The Texas Marketing Wine Program – Sponsor of The North Texas Wine Guide. texasagriculture.gov; gotexan.org/ExperienceGOTEXAN/TexasWine.aspx

 

WINE, BEER & SPIRITS

SPEC’S WINE SPIRITS AND FINER FOODS
Family-owned since 1962, Spec’s offers expert service and Texas’s largest selection of wines, spirits and beers along with gourmet foods & more! Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano, Hebron, Lowry Crossing, Ennis and more. Visit specs.com for a location nearest you.

WAY OUT WINERIES
The Way Out Wineries are a group of twelve boutique wineries located from just south of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex to just north of Austin. A bit off the beaten track, but right on your “way out” to some great fun and fabulous “way out” wines.  You’ll enjoy the scenic by-ways and small, quaint, Texas towns when you take a Road Trip to the WOW wineries. Each winery is family-owned and operated. You’re very likely to meet the winemakers or owners behind the tasting bar.  Meet the characters and taste the wines anytime, but plan to come along on one of the Way Out Winery Road Trips. Our Road Trip events feature wines paired with food along with other fun surprises. Visit wayoutwineries.org for more information!

 

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