Produce May Be Scarce During Winter, But the Dallas Farmers Market Is Still Worth a Visit

As we move through the chilly days of winter, the Dallas Farmers Market is still one of our few weekly year-round markets.It's great to see a number of reputable vendors emerging as market anchors -- producers who make a visit worthwhile even when local produce is scarce.Meat and veggiesMost of the legit meat producers are bunched up at the west end -- JuHa Ranch, Bois d'Arc Meat Co., Hartvickson Family Farm and Paisley Farms. You can't go wrong with any of them.Williams Garden, meanwhile, is where most of the local farmer action is. The family grows a wide array of veggies in Jacksonville (many in greenhouses), with only a few supplemental items they didn't grow. I love the bok choy, and Thongma Williams grows four varieties. The Brussels sprouts, spinach and broccoli look like they've just been picked.  Continue reading...

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