Coppell Community Garden
Dedicated volunteers cultivate a healthy community by growing and donating organic produce year-round to Metrocrest Social Services and The City of Coppell Senior and Communitiy Center. The Coppell Community Garden has donated over 165,000 pounds of fresh produce since 1998. In the past three years the produce harvested has resulted in 46,052 healthy, organic meals for families. Coppell Community Garden volunteers maintain over 100 plots at three gardens,
The newest garden, Old Town Garden, was created to benefit both members of the Coppell Senior and Community Center, and residents the Old Town Coppell neighborhood. The garden offers greater opportunities to residents with limited physical abilities, featuring highly raised beds that don't require bending down and accessible pathways. A trail from Old Town Coppell to the garden offers residents with limited yard space an opportunity to garden and build relationships.
Check the Coppell Community Garden website for updates on classes, programs and events.
The Coppell Community Garden provides an orientation, tools, and a guide to help volunteer gardeners grow organic produce for donation. In adopting a plot, gardeners meet others with like interests, relieve stress through gardening, and become more connected with the community.
Seminars, classes, hands-on workshops, and demonstration sites at the Coppell Community Garden trains Master Composters, teachers, students, and the public on recycling yard trimmings through composting. Shepherd Compost bins are available to Coppell residents for $50. Proof of residency required. Email us for more information.
|Helping Hands Garden||450 S Denton Tap Road|
|Town Center Garden||255 Parkway Boulevard|
|Old Town Garden||345 W Bethel Road|
Coppell Farmers Market
A community farmers market with a friendly atmosphere located in the heart of Old Town Coppell at 768 W Main Street. Over 2,000 customers come to the Coppell Farmers Market on any given Saturday to find local, healthy food, develop relationships with the farmers and ranchers, meet up with friends and neighbors, and be a part of the local food movement.
Visit the Coppell Farmers Market website for weekly updates including what's fresh, dates of upcoming events, recipes, and to learn about our vendors.
Keep Coppell Beautiful
Group of People Volunteering at the Keep Coppell Beautiful EventKeep Coppell Beautiful (KCB) engages individuals and businesses throughout the community to promote education and activities that encourage waste reduction, litter prevention, beautification, and environmental sustainability. KCB has been Keep Texas Beautiful Gold Star Affiliate since 2006 and Keep America Beautiful President's Circle Affiliate since 2007. Learn more about Keep Coppell Beautiful.
Coppell residents, businesses, religious organizations, scouts, and families come together for this two-week annual cleanup held each spring in conjunction with Keep Texas Beautiful and TxDOT's Don't Mess with Texas Trash-Off and Keep America Beautiful's Great American Cleanup. Volunteers are invited to participate in a litter cleanup, creek cleanup, Coppell Nature Park work or another beautification projects.
Volunteering involves individuals, schools, and organizations in activities and projects that make a difference in the community. Over 6,000 volunteers contribute almost 14,000 hours of service annually through the Coppell Community Garden, Coppell Farmers Market, Keep Coppell Beautiful, wildflower planting, beautification, Coppell Nature Park maintenance, and providing quality educational programming. Email us to get involved.
Community Service Projects
Coppell Parks and Recreation is proud to act as beneficiary to Eagle Scout Service Projects completed within the parks system. Find out how you can work with the Coppell Parks and Recreation on your project.