Bonton Farms… You can buy the produce grown at Bonton Farms, including beets, radishes and seasonal veggies, every Saturday and Sunday at the Dallas Farmers Market. He'd just hopped off his tractor perch, where he'd been plowing at the extension all morning. 4801 Edwards Ranch Road, Fort Worth (The Trailhead at Clearfork). Bonton Farms has certainly garnered a lot of welcome attention and press coverage of our work to disrupt the long-standing cycle of poverty in Bonton. Coppell Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to noon, Saturdays. "Anything we can do to help, we're all about it," he said. Join Friends of Bonton Farms. That month, the farm received an $85,000 GroundFloor grant from United Way that, along with donations, is funding the extension’s development. So he shifted gears to provide a breakfast-and-lunch café with a scaled-back market section. 1500 Cross Timbers Road. Before coming to Dallas, she covered education for The Norman Transcript. 7701 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving. So once again, he adjusted his game. The original farm (known as Dallas' first urban farm) is situated on a 1.25-acre lot nestled within the community of Bonton, while an additional 40 acres (known as The Bonton Farms Extension) has now become one of the largest urban farms in the United States. Copyright © 2021 The Dallas Morning News. Four Seasons Market-Casa Linda: Noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Casa Linda Plaza, 9440 Garland Road, Dallas. Due to Covid-19, restaurant open hours and service may differ. 2722 N. Josey Lane. Daron Babcock told the story of South Dallas' Bonton Farms during the second installment of The Grove's Workbench speaker series. Last October, Curtis "Big Daddy" Sanders and friend Barney Barnett delivered a 2,000-pound John Deere tractor to Bonton Farms. Nearby, Treffinger's wife, Beverly, wedged a piece of broken pottery loose from the soil, holding the orange ceramic piece out in the palm of her hand for show. I couldn't help swooning over the Bonton honey-butter pecan. Ridgmar Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays. Quincy Bradley, Daron Babcock, and “Q the Younger” at Bonton Farms’ Extension this summer. Last Saturday, a tender hind quarter of chicken (the neighborhood preference) nested on rustic Anson Mills grits made for a soulful yardbird and grits. 817-246-7525. Bonton Farms is an agricultural intervention to restore lives, create jobs, and ignite hope. Bonton Farms is an agricultural intervention to restore lives, create jobs, and ignite hope. 916 15th St., Plano. Slick thinks the Bonton farmers could grow the juicy red fruits to be "as big as your fist. Market-Las Colinas: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, gathering stones and tossing them in...., third and fifth Saturdays ), Fort Worth on this moment, it seems like all my.... Wednesday, Casa Linda Plaza, 9440 Garland Road, Dallas, more jobs and! 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