Locally Grown Produce Bear DE

Locally grown produce can be found at farmer’s markets and other retailers that support the local economy. Local produce includes local fruit, local vegetables, local herbs, and is often also organic produce. Read on to learn more and to find local businesses in Bear, DE that give access to locally grown produce and other local food.

Co-op Farmers Market
(302) 368-5894
280 E. Main Street
Newark, DE
Hours
05/02/2010-11/21/10 Sunday, 10 Am - 2 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Butter, Cheese, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Meat Or Poultry, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 17 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Carousel Park Farmers Market
(302) 239-5182
Carousel Park Equestrian Center
Wilmington, DE
Hours
05/28/2010-09/03/2010 Friday, 2 Pm - 6 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Cheese, Fish And Seafood, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Meat Or Poultry, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 15 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Not Known
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Carousel Park Framers Market
(302) 239-5182
Carousel Park Equestrian Center; 3700 Limestone Road
Wilmington, DE
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May 22-September 4 Friday, 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

L.I.N.A. Farmers Market
(302) 658-7072
8Th And Bancroft Parkway
Wilmington, DE
Hours
05/15/2010-09;25/2010
Items
Baked Goods, Cheese, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Jams Jellies And Preserves
Vendors
This Market Has 15 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Not Known
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Brandywine Urban Farmers Market
(302) 428-2169
12th & Brandywine Streets
Wilmington, DE
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 13-August 20 Monday & Thursday, 12:00 Noon - 4:00 p.m.

Cecil County Farmers Market at Elkton
(410) 996-8469
129 East Main St.; In back of Courthouse (Enter from High Street)
Elkton, MD
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 14-October 25 Saturday, 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon
County
Cecil

Middletown Farmers Market
(410) 490-7038
Forest Presgyterian Church (Parking Lot)
Middletown, DE
Hours
April 11-November 28 Saturday, 8:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Middletown Farmers Market
(410) 490-7038
Forest Presgyterian Church (parking lot); 44 W. Main Street
Middletown, DE
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April 11-November 28 Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

CAMP F.R.E.S.H. Community Garden & Farmers Market
(302) 428-2169
Howard High School of Technology; 401 E. 12th Street
Wilmington, DE
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 13-August 20 Monday & Thursday 12:00 Noon - 4:00 p.m.

Camp FRESH farmers market
(302) 428-6524
501 W. 14Th Street
Wilmington, DE
Hours
06/22/2010-08/26/2010 Monday, 10:00 Am - 2:00 Pm. Thursday, 10:00 Am - 2:00 Pm.
Items
Fresh Fruit, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 2 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: Yes
Wic: Yes
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Juicy Baby! Why You Shouldn’t Pass by the Watermelon

Juicy Baby! Why You Shouldn’t Pass by the Watermelon

Juicy Baby! Why You Shouldn’t Pass by the Watermelon Jo Wehage : Head Operations Ego
Juicy Baby! Why You Shouldn’t Pass by the Watermelon

I don’t remember who it was, but when I was little I was told that watermelon was about 90% water, which to me meant virtually useless and probably tasteless. Missed a lot of opportunities as a kid. Now I know better and I’m excited to share some outstanding facts about the summertime melon – and a rockin’ recipe.

 

Promotes Heart Health:
A little visit to our friends at whfoods.org and we learn that watermelon is rich in many heart-healthy nutrients. It is a concentrated and bioavailable source of lycopene. Lycopene is a powerful antioxidant that is thought to be even more active than other well-known carotenoids, such as its cousin, beta-carotene. Body levels of lycopene have been found to be inversely associated with both cardiovascular disease and cerebrovascular disesase (such as stroke).

Watermelon is also an excellent source of vitamin C as well as a very good source of vitamin A (from beta-carotene), both shown in a number of scientific studies to reduce the risk of heart disease. It’s also a good source of magnesium and potassium, two minerals known for helping to balance blood pressure, as well as a very good source of vitamin B6, which helps to keep artery-damaging homocysteine in check.

Powerful Antioxidant:
Watermelon is loaded with antioxidants that help the body rid itself of free radicals that might otherwise do damage. The high i...

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