Locally Grown Produce Beaverton OR

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 Beaverton, OR that give access to locally grown produce and other local food.

Beaverton Wednesday Farmers Market
(503) 643-5345
Hall Boulevard between 3rd & 5th Streets
Beaverton, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Mid June-August Wednesday, 3:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.

Beaverton Farmers Market
Hall Blvd.; Between 3rd & 5th St.
Beaverton, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Mid May-October Saturday, 8:00a.m. - 1:30p.m.

Tigard Area Farmers Market
(503) 244-2479
Young's Funeral Home Parking Lot; 11831 SW Pacific Highway
Tigard, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
May-October Sunday, 9:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.
County
Washington

Hillsdale Farmers Market
(503) 475-6555
1407 SW Vermont Street; Wilson High-Reike Elementary Parking Lot
Portland, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
November- Twice Monthly
County
Multnomah

Hillsboro Tuesday Marketplace
(503) 844-6685
Courthouse Square; Main Street, 1st to 3rd Avenue
Hillsboro, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Mid June-August Tuesday, 5:00p.m. - 8:30p.m.

Beaverton Wednesday Farmers Market
(503) 643-5345
Hall Blvd. Between 3Rd &Amp; 5Th Streets
Beaverton, OR
Hours
June 16, 2010-August 25, 2010 Wednesday, 3:00 Pm - 6:00 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Nuts, Other Processed Foods, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 25 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: Yes
Snap: Yes
Sfmnp: Yes
Wic Cash?: No

Beaverton Farmers Market
(503) 244-3927
Hall Blvd.
Beaverton, OR
Hours
May 8, 2010-Oct. 30, 2010 Saturday, 8:00 Am - 1:30 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Butter, Cheese, Fish And Seafood, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Meat Or Poultry, Milk Or Cream, Nuts, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 130 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: Yes
Snap: Yes
Sfmnp: Yes
Wic Cash?: No

Cedar Mill Sunset Farmers Market
(503) 913-7733
NW Cornell, 1 Block West of Murry Sunset Mall
Portland, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
End of May-Mid October Saturday, 8:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.

Hillsboro Farmers Market
(503) 844-6685
Courthouse Square; 2nd and East Main
Hillsboro, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Saturday, 8:00a.m. - 1:30p.m.

Hillsboro Farmers Market at Orenco Station
(503) 844-6685
NW Cornell Road and Orenco Station Parkway
Hillsboro, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Sunday, 10:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.

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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