Locally Grown Produce Casper WY

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 Casper, WY that give access to locally grown produce and other local food.

Downtown Casper Community Farmers Market
(307) 371-1942
400 E Collins Dr
Casper, WY
Hours
07/27/2010-9/21/2019 Tuesday, 5:00 Pm - 7:30 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Meat Or Poultry, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 30 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Downtown Casper Farmers Market
(307) 235-6707
Nicolaysen Art Museum; 400 E. Collins
Casper, WY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 28-September 15 Tuesday, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Casper Farmers Market
(307) 235-9400
2001 Fairgrounds Rd.; Agriculture Resource & Learning Center
Casper, WY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
August 1-September 26 Saturday, 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 Noon

Wyoming Fresh Market
(307) 637-8048
N. Yellowstone Road; next to Sutherlands
Cheyenne, WY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 9-October 13 Tuesday, 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Rock Springs Farmers Market
(307) 362-3771
North Front Street, Depot Park
Rock Springs, WY
Hours
07/09/2010-08/27/2010 Thursday, 4:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Casper Farmers Market
(307) 235-9400
2001 Fairgrounds Rd.; Agriculture Resource & Learning Center
Casper, WY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
August 1-September 26 Saturday, 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 Noon

Casper Farmers Market
(307) 235-9400
2001 Fairgrounds Rd.
Casper, WY
Hours
07/31/2010-09/25/2010 Saturday, 7:30 A.M. - 12:00 Noon
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Downtown Casper Farmers Market
(307) 235-6707
Nicolaysen Art Museum; 400 E. Collins
Casper, WY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 28-September 15 Tuesday, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Weston County Farmers Market
(307) 746-4376
First State Bank Parking Lot On Main Street
Newcastle, WY
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Jackalope Square Farmers' Market
(307) 358-3108
Jackalope Square, Downtown
Douglas, WY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
August 22-September 26 Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.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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