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Dallas-Fort Worth, NorthCentral Texas Tour Coppell Farmer’sMarket, Talk about CSAs Permaculture and Local Food from DFW Ecovillageinthe Green Scheme of DFW
Instructor: Johnof Comeback Creek Farms and Terry Jensen
When: June 18, 2011
Time: 8:45 am – 9:45am. The market opens at 8 am if you want to get an early start.
What: We will meet atthe tent at the front of the market and walk through the market to see what isthere. In addition to local farm fresh produce and other farm goodies, you can buyeverything from fresh bread to fresh doggie biscuits and from muffins toflowers. There are always somefarmers there who grow food using organic methods such as Comeback Creek (aswell as that other kind of farmer).
Community SupportedAgriculture (CSA): About 9:15 or so, John,of Comeback Creek Farm will talk to us about CSAs in general, how he gotstarted as a farmer, and his Comeback Creek CSA in particular.
This is followed by an optionalneedle skills class on basic crochet which is followed by an optional lunch atHealthy Me Art Cafe in Coppell to visit with fellow students and learn moreabout the ecovillage forming just east of Dallas.
More Information: CallTerry Jensen at 817 545-0140 or use message section of RSVP form here.Note:. The market has no information about this class which is organized byCyberparent, LLC, thru DFWEcovillage, to help all of us learn homesteading skills.
Where: Coppell Farmer’sMarket is located in Old Town Coppell at 455 Bethel Rd by SouthCoppell Road, easily accessible from 121 (take Bass Pro exit) and from LBJFWY (take Beltline Exit.) Park on either side of the market and meet us at theshaded seating area with coffee service at the front (Bethel Rd side) of themarket.
Formore information, please call Terry Jensen at817 545-0140 or use message section of RSVP form here.
Students Bring: An ice chest if you plan to make purchases and then stayfor the crochet class.
Class: This is atour of the market with special emphasis on CSAs and the relationship betweenthe CSA farmer and you.
Again, please RSVP hereto reserve your place in this tour.
Homesteading Skill Events
Sat, Jun 18 – Tour Coppell Farmers’ Market, buy some farmgoodies, and hear John of Comeback Creek Farm on Community SupportedAgriculture (CSA). Meet at the tent in the front of the market at 8:45 am,stopping to buy a breakfast muffin if you like. About 9:15 or so, John willspeak to us about CSAs in general, how he became a farmer, and his CSA inparticular. We will be at the market about an hour. It opens at 8 am if you wanta head start. Coppell Farmers’Market is located in Old Town Coppell at 455 Bethel Rd by SouthCoppell Road, easily accessible from 121 (take Bass Pro exit) and from LBJFwy (take Beltline exit). An RSVP so we will look for you would be nice here.More information here.
Sat, Jun 18 – Needle Arts Homesteading SkillClass featuring Basic Crochet taught by Rena Hobbs from 10 am until 12 pm inCoppell. Bring an Ihookand 100% cotton yarn, worsted weight. You will actually crochet a washcloth.RSVP requested here. More information here.Riverside Churchof Christ,150 E Beltline Rd, Coppell, 75019. The churchis a large brick building (no steeple) behind a service station, almost on thenortheast corner of Beltline and Denton Tap Roads. Exit Beltline from LBJ and turn north. Beltline goes north for afew blocks and then turns east. Cross over East Beltline and turn right intoparking lot immediately past service station. Wewill now be in upstairs room 208. Come in front of building and turn right toaccess stairs.
Sat, Jun 18 – Get Acquainted and Ask Questions aboutthe Permaculture-based, sustainable, and compassionate Ecovillage. Lets eat lunch at 12:30 and get acquainted, receiveinformation, ask questions about the ecovillage. The Healthy Me Art Cafe is alocal restaurant and cooking school with both a vegetarian/vegan and a regularmenu. It is located at 240 N Denton Tap Rd, Coppell 75019. Exit LBJ on Beltline. Go north on Beltline; it will turn into Denton Tap Rd when Beltline curves off to the right. if you need further directions, call the restaurant at 972 745 – 3900.RSVP requested here so we can reserve a suitabletable.
Skill BuildingClasses. We have lost many of the skills that we need to prosper in energydescent. Others skills are new with new technologies that will make what couldbe a trying time better for us all. Come learn.Come share yourskills.