Photo by Rori Harrington
New Year's resolutions may be slipping for some, but that does not mean it's time to give up.
Every year, people resolve to eat healthier, learn something new or save more money. The Dallas Farmers Market is a great way to reach all of these goals. And, of course, shopping the DFM helps support local farmers and ranchers.
Common produce available at the DFM during winter includes broccoli, carrots, grapefruit, spinach and sweet potatoes. Savvy shoppers will find deals among farmers market vendors that easily beat supermarket prices.
There are also winter cooking classes at the DFM. Classes take place Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and cost $25 each with reservations and $30 at the door.
Dan Landsberg of Tillman's Roadhouse will lead the "Super Bowl from the Farmers Market" class on January 30, 2010. jW Foster of Pyramid Restaurant & Bar at The Fairmont Hotel will lead the "Foraging the Texas Landscape" course on February 6, 2010.
Market Resource Center (upstairs)
1010 S. Pearl Expressway
Dallas, TX 75201
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