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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

CHARLIE’S TREATS – KID MADE, KID OWNED
The best spiced pecans in 5 flavors, made by an 11-year-old!
charliestreats.co

DR. SUE’S CHOCOLATE
Locally-made chocolate and Private Chocolate Classes
417 S. Main St., Grapevine; 817-416-7667; drsueschocolate.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 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

STOCKS & BONDY
Replace the 3 B’s: bouillons, boxed broths and bases typically filled with sodium and preservatives. At Stocks & Bondy, we offer fresh, organic, local grass-fed, high-protein, high-collagen, soy-free, gluten-free, preservative-free products.   At the Market Building at the Dallas Farmers Market, 920 Harwood, Ste. 198, Dallas; 214-973-9459, at Burgundy’s Local—3314 Ross Ave., Suite 100, Dallas and other fine retails listed on stocksandbondy.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.  

CREATIVE DIRECTION & DESIGN

JULIE BEALL
JulieBeallDesign.com

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. 972-395-5800;  Dallas.freshpoint.com 

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

KIEPERSOL
Legendary Food, Wine & Spirits Destination, Kiepersol is a winery south of Tyler, Texas producing 100% estate grown wines. With a tasting room, tours and tastings, this fabulous destination is sure to please even the weary Traveler. 3933 FM 344 E., Tyler; 903-894-8995; Kiepersol.com

EVENTS

LES DAMES d’ESCOFFIER  ANNUAL EVENT
Save the Date:  Sunday, March 3, 2019
LDEDallas.org

TOFGA – Annual Conference
Texas Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association
February 14-16, 2019;
tofga.org

EVENT SPACE

3015 AT TRINITY GROVES
3015 Gulden Ln., Dallas
214-939-3015
3015dallas.com

GARDEN CAFE’
5310 Junius St., Dallas  
214-887-8330;
Gardencafe.net

HARVEST SEASONAL KITCHEN
 112 E. Louisiana St., McKinney
214-544-9612;
harvesttx.com 

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;
7forparties.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; 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.  Locally raised meat & eggs, over 20 farmers & ranchers and unique food Artisans.  1011 S. Pearl Expressway, Dallas;  dallasfarmersmarket.org

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, http://edensorganicgardencenter.comedensorganicgardencenter.com

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

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;  chestnutsquare.org/farmers-market

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

FALSTER FARM AND CATTLE RANCH
Honestly Grass-Fed Beef from a farmer family you know & trust.  Treat your loved ones to custom cuts of steaks, roasts, brisket, ribs, and more! Order today at onpasture365.com/family-box-beef/ and pick up at Stocks & Bondy at the Dallas Farmers Market.
2112 County Road 4778, Winnsboro; 903-629-3034 (farmhouse); falsterfarm.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

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. 972-385-5800; Dallas.freshpoint.com 

GROCERIES, MARKETS & CATERING

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., Suite 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

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)  and other events are offered every week. Shop the curated collections while dining in. 116 N. Tennessee, Suite 102, McKinney; 972-548-9141.; Find out about all their  events at 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; 682-553-5811; potagercafe.com

RUBIAL’S ROSEMEADE MARKET
The fourth and newest edition of Ruibal’s Plants, Rosemeade Market is a natural extension of the original store. Where Ruibal’s started at the Farmers Market, Rosemeade adds the local flavor of the farmers market to the amazing quality and selection of plants. The Market specializes in locally grown plants, fruits vegetables and natural foods. Add that in to over 4000 square feet of greenhouse space plus and acre of outdoor nursery space, you’ll find some of everything.  3646 Rosemeade Parkway,  Dallas.  972-306-2899; rosemeademarket.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

VESTALS CATERING
Memorable culinary events — we buy seasonally, support locally, and stand behind what we put on our table.
4318 Eastside Ave., Dallas; 972-803-3806; vestalscatering.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 14 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

HOUSEWARES & GIFTS

CHEF MELTON GOURMET SALT GIFT BOXES
Chili-Honey Roasted Nuts and Gourmet Atlantic Sea Salts;  All Chef Milton Gourmet products are handmade by Milton, in Texas, from start to finish. A perfect gift for anyone who loves to cook, eat or just loves trying handcrafted products.  Chefmilton.com 

ETTIENE MARKET
Gourmet kitchen accessories & artisan home goods
115 W. Louisiana St., McKinney; 214-799-5195; ettienemarket.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.  Celebrating 8 years on the Historic McKinney Texas Square. The reason for Patina Green Home and Market is simple . . . we live our lives this way. Market Dinners (5+ Course Chef’s Tasting Menu) are offered along with many other great events. Shop the curated collections while dining in. 116 N. Tennessee, Suite 102, McKinney; 972-548-9141.   Check out their calendar at PatinaGreenHomeAndMarket.com

TESSA’S BUNNY
Our aim is to bring tree-free, organic, no-artificial-anything party supplies to the masses. We make organic and compostable party supplies that support eco-friendly play. Our roster includes tree free party decorations, non toxic finger paints for toddlers, non toxic glue, non toxic slime, and natural playdough. Great for the planet and for children with chemical sensitivities. tessabunny.com

LANDSCAPE & GARDENING

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

RUBIALS’S ROSEMEADE MARKET
From locally grown bedding plants and perennials to pottery, statuary, planting services, deliveries and now even produce!  3646 Rosemeade Pky., Dallas; 972-306-2899; Ruibals.com

RESTAURANTS & CAFES

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
Harvest Seasonal Kitchen was conceived to connect diners with the local food system in historic downtown McKinney. Our seasonal menus are a celebration of our farmers, featuring exceptional products grown close to home. At Harvest, we are committed to strengthening our local economy and pushing the bounds of the farm-to-table food movement. Also,  unique private dining spaces can host any of your event needs – wedding dinners, rehearsal dinners, corporate meetings and social lunches.  harvesttx.com

LOCAL URBAN CRAFT KITCHEN – LUCK at Trinity Groves
Craft Texas beer-inspired kitchen and bar
3011 Gulden Ln. #112, Dallas; 469-250-0679; LUCKdallas.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. Celebrating 8 years on the Historic McKinney Texas Square. The reason for Patina Green Home and Market is simple . . . we live our lives this way. Market Dinners (5+ Course Chef’s Tasting Menu) are offered along with many other great events. Shop the curated collections while dining in. 116 N. Tennessee, Suite 102, McKinney; 972-548-9141.Check out their calendar at 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

THE CAFE AT NORTH HAVEN GARDENS
Enjoy dining in the garden center using healthy green cooking processes and source fresh produce wherever possible as well as sustainably produced meat and fish. 7700 Northhaven Rd., Dallas; 214-363-5316; nhg.com

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

JIMMY’S STRAIGHT TEXAS BOURBON BY KIEPERSOL
Legendary Food, Wine & Spirits Destination, Kiepersol is a winery south of Tyler, Texas producing 100% estate grown wines. With a tasting room, tours and tastings, this fabulous destination is sure to please even the weary Traveler. 3933 FM 344 E., Tyler; 903-894-8995; Kiepersol.com

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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