Locally Grown Produce Bozeman MT

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 Bozeman, MT that give access to locally grown produce and other local food.

Bogert Farmers Market
(406) 539-0216
Bogert Park, S. Church Ave.
Bozeman, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 2-September 22 Tuesday, 5:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
County
Gallatin

Manhattan Farmers Market
(406) 284-6574
Downtown Manhattan in Railroad Park on West Main
Manhattan, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 24-September 9 Wednesday, 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
County
Gallatin

Lewistown Farmers Market
(406) 538-9181
Symmes Parke
Lewistown, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 11-Last weekend in September Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
County
Fergus

Great Falls Original Farmers Market
(406) 761-3881
Downtown (Civic Center Park)
Great Falls, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 8-September 23 Wednesday, 4:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.
County
Cascade

Helena Farmers Market
(406) 438-0027
Fuller Ave. & Neill Ave.
Helena, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
April 25-November 7 Saturday, 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
County
Lewis & Clark

Original Gallatin Valley Farmers Market
(406) 388-6701
The Gallatin County Fairgrounds
Bozeman, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
June 20-September 12 Saturday, 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon
County
Gallatin

Yellowstone Valley Farmers Market
(406) 855-1299
Heart of N. 29th & 2nd Ave. N.
Billings, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 18-October 3 Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. noon
County
Yellowstone

Saturday Market in Havre
(406) 265-4383
Town Square on 1st Street
Havre, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 12-September 19 Saturday, 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon
County
Hill

Bogert Farmers Market
(406) 539-0216
Bogert Park, S. Church Ave.
Bozeman, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 2-September 22 Tuesday, 5:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
County
Gallatin

Miles City Farmers Market
(406) 234-5274
Riverside Park; West end of Main St.
Miles City, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 15-September 30 Tuesday, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m
County
Custer

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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