The Dallas Morning News

Chic market opens in Highland Park

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Branded from the canopies down to the trash cans, Local Artisan Market in Highland Park Village convenes Saturday on the sidewalks across the parking lot from the clock tower and in front of Theory.

Local doesn’t even pretend to be a farmers market. The monthly spring gathering is all about chic, local and artisan-made. So what can you expect?

Macarons, cruffins and breakfast croissants from Bisous Bisous Patisserie.

Texas Olive Ranch olive oils made from Texasgrown olives, including a handful of limited reserve single-varieties, such as Greek Koroneiki. (The regular Meyer-lemon olive oil is a fixture in my kitchen for salads and fish.)

Sweet Virginia’s Toffee mixed into organic popcorn. It’s seasonal and will go away as soon as the weather heats up.

Becerra’s Tamales, those light, ambrosial tamales from Victor Valdez, plus his salsas. (I can’t get enough of the tart salsa verde made with tomatillos.)

Other familiar faces include Kessler Pie Company, Designs by Diana ( jarred goodies), Mother Beverage infused apple cider vinegar (the next great probiotic beverage after kombucha), White Rock Granola and more. If you miss the market, Royal Blue Grocery in Highland Park Village carries a lot of the locals in-store.

Special events

The Bake Sale pop-up bakery is back. Just in time for Easter and not too late for Passover shopping, bakers Lily Hanson and Skye Daniel do their pop-up number with challah, sweet Easter bread, chocolate macaroons and semolinaor­ange-cardamom cake, among other temptation­s.

It’s from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Urban Goods, 1410 N. Fitzhugh Ave., next to Urbano Cafe and down the block from Jimmy’s Food Store.

Finally, Lola’s Local Market’s Easter event in Melissa includes 5,000 eggs for kids to hunt and an array of family fun, plus Lola the pig and her friends and the usual market items, from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Kim Pierce

Farmers markets

Clearfork Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays. 4801 Edwards Ranch Road, Fort Worth. farmersmar­ket1848.com.

Coppell Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays. 768 W. Main St. coppellfar­mersmarket.org.

Cowtown Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays. 3821 Southwest Blvd., Fort Worth. Facebook: Cowtown Farmers Market.

Dallas Farmers Market: The Shed, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Sundays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 1010 S. Pearl Expressway. dallasfarm­ersmarket.org.

Denton Community Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Denton County Historical Park, 317 W. Mulberry St. denton communitym­arket.com.

Eden’s Organic Garden Center and CSA Farm: Market days, 9 a.m. to noon first third and fifth Saturdays. 4710 Pioneer Road, Balch Springs. edensorgan­icfarm.com.

Farmers Branch Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. 12700 Denton Drive. farmersbra­nch market.com.

Four Seasons MarketBelt Line: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays. Dal-Rich Village, 101 Coit Road, Richardson. fourseason­smarkets.com.

Four Seasons MarketCarr­ollton: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays. 2722 N. Josey Lane. fourseason­smarkets.com.

Four Seasons MarketCres­cent Court: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the first Saturday of every month. 500 Crescent Court, Dallas. crescent courtfarme­rsmarket.com.

Four Seasons MarketFlow­er Mound: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. 2121 Cross Timbers Road. fourseason­smarkets.com.

Four Seasons MarketRich­ardson: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. 677 W. Campbell Road. fourseason­smarkets.com.

Historic McKinney Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to noon, Saturdays. Chestnut Square Historic Village, McDonald and Anthony streets. chestnutsq­uare.org.

Local at Highland Park Village: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20 and June 17. Mockingbir­d at Preston, Highland Park. hpvillage.com.

Lola’s Local Market: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. TuesdayFri­day, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Home of Lola the pig. 1771 Kever Main, Melissa. Facebook: Lola’s Local Market.

Oak Cliff Lions Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to noon, second and fourth Saturday. Lula B’s parking lot, 1982 Fort Worth Ave., Dallas. Facebook: Oak Cliff Lions Club Farmer’s Market.

Ridgmar Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays. 900 State Highway 183 N., Fort Worth. 817-246-7525.

Tyler Street Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Tyler Street United Methodist Church, 927 W. 10th St. (parking lot on Ninth Street), Dallas. goodlocalm­arket.org.

Waxahachie Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. 100 N. Dallas St. waxahachie.com (Department­s tab).

White Rock Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Lake Pointe Church, 9150 Garland Road, Dallas. goodlocalm­arket.org.

 ?? Kim Pierce/Special Contributo­r ?? Highland Park Village Local Artisan Market is all about chic, local and artisan-made treats.
Kim Pierce/Special Contributo­r Highland Park Village Local Artisan Market is all about chic, local and artisan-made treats.

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