Tag Archives: Farmers Market

In Praise of Our Founding Farmers Markets and Budding Urban Agriculture

At BFOC, we like nothing more than to ride our bicycles to a local neighborhood or farmers market and buy local.  So, we have been following the discussions of the Transportation and Environment Committee, which is considering new City-wide policies for regulating both community gardens and neighborhood farmers markets. One anti-farmers market talking point is […]

Far North Dallas Suppressing People-First Developments in Oak Cliff

(An Oak Cliff open-air market which North Dallas reps seek to restrict) As Oak Cliff slowly shakes off the decades of neglect due to car-first planning which saw the dismantling of our streetcar system, destruction of historic structures in favor of parking lots, the creation of wide one-way thoroufares through the heart of our residential […]

12 Bikes, 1 Parking Space

A group of us spent a relaxing afternoon riding to the Dallas Farmers Market downtown a few days ago. One of my favorite moments of the ride was lining up all of our bikes in the space it takes to fit a single car. One of these is a tandem, so it’s more like 12.5 […]