Locally Grown Produce Carson City NV

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 Carson City, NV that give access to locally grown produce and other local food.

Carson City Saturday
(775) 882-6741
Downtown Carson City; 3rd & Curry St.
Carson City, NV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Saturday, 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
County
Carson City

Minden Farmers Market
(775) 782-2444
Downtown at Esmeralda Ave.
Minden, NV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-September Tuesday, 4:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
County
Douglas

Reno Tamarack Junction Farmers Market
(775) 746-5024
Tamarack Junction Casino; S. Virginia St.
Reno, NV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Fridays, 8:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
County
Washoe

Elko Farmers Market
(775) 777-8913
149 1/2 River St.
Elko, NV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Saturday, 8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
County
Elko

Reno Tamarack Junction Farmers Market
(775) 746-5024
Tamarack Junction Casino; S. Virginia St.
Reno, NV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Fridays, 8:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
County
Washoe

Carson City Wednesday Farmers Market
(775) 746-5024
Pony Express Pavilion; Highway 50
Carson City, NV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-August Wednesday, 3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
County
Carson City

Dayton Farmers Market
(775) 250-7884
Hwy 50 & 2nd Ave.; Community Roots Nursery
Dayton, NV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-September Thursday, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
County
Lyon

King's Beach Farmers Market
(530) 823-6183
Highway 28 & Coon St.; P.O. Box 3343 Auburn CA, 95604
Kings Beach, CA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Tuesday, 8:00 PM- 1:00 PM
County
Placer

Fallon Farmers Market
(775) 423-4556
Downtown Fallon Williams & Main Streets
Fallon, NV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-August Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
County
Churchill

Carson City Wednesday Farmers Market
(775) 746-5024
Pony Express Pavilion; Highway 50
Carson City, NV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-August Wednesday, 3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
County
Carson City

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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