Have you made a trip out to Good Local Markets for fresh produce, meats and artisan foods? Good Local Markets operates three farmer’s markets in Dallas that includes only local growers and makers. If you have a special family lemonade recipe or your fancy yourself a mixologist of lemonade, save the date for Good Local Markets’ Lemonade Contest. Good Local Lemonade Contest will be held at their Lakeside Market (9150 Garland Road) location on Saturday June 20th, beginning at 10:30am. What a fun thing to do with your kids. All ages are encouraged to enter and participation is free. Prizes will be awarded for the People’s Choice Lemonade.
To register online, go to www.GoodLocalMarkets.org. Tasting tickets can be purchased for $2 at the GLM information desk at the event and proceeds will benefit the 501 (c)(3).
The Lakeside Market is on the first and third Saturday of the month at Lakeside Baptist Church (9150 Garland Road), White Rock Market is the second and fourth Saturday at Green Spot Market and Fuels (702 N. Buckner Blvd.) from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Vickery Meadow Market is from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. every Sunday at Half-Price Books (5803 W. Northwest Highway).
Good Local Markets is a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt nonprofit organization which supports local farmers, ranchers and artisans by providing a public space to sell fruits, vegetables, cheese, meats, hand-crafted foods and other products while serving thousands of residents looking for healthy and locally sourced foods. Additionally Good Local Markets offers the Lone Star food stamp program, Love Your Farmer volunteer days, educational programs and workshops.
For more information on Good Local Markets’ Lemonade contest, event calendar, vendor listings and sponsorships go to Good Local Markets.
Till our next Happy Meal!