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

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

Thursday Afternoon Farmers Market
(307) 532-2436
Goshen Co. Extension Parking Lot, 4516 Us Hwy 26/85
Torrington, WY
Hours
07/15/2010-10/28/2010 Thursday, 3:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Farmers Market on the Town Square
(307) 690-1520
Downtown Square
Jackson, WY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 11-September 19 Saturday, 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Farmers Market on the Town Square
100 West Broadway
Jackson, WY
Hours
07/10/2010-09/18/2010 Saturday, 8:00 Am - 11:00 Am.
Items
Baked Goods, Fish And Seafood, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Maple Syrup Or Maple Products, Meat Or Poultry, Nuts, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 20 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

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.

Star Valley Farmers Market
(307) 883-7070
Haderlie Farms; Highway 58 N of Thayne
Thayne, WY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 9-September 24 Thursday, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Dubois Farmers Market
(307) 455-2182
1St Street St. Thomas Episcopal Church Community Room #9
Dubois, WY
Hours
07/11/2010-09/2010 Sunday, 12:00 Noon - 3:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Pinedale Farmers Market
(307) 859-8349
Tyler Street At Pine Street
Pinedale, WY
Hours
06/06/2010-09/26/2010 Sunday, 11:00 Am - 2:00 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Meat Or Poultry, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 12 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Not Known
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
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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