Locally Grown Produce Cheyenne 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 Cheyenne, WY that give access to locally grown produce and other local food.

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.

Cheyenne Farmers Market
(307) 635-9291
Depot Plaza – 16Th &Amp; Capitol
Cheyenne, WY
Hours
08/07/2010-10/09/2010 Saturday, 7:30 Pm - 12:30 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Cheese, Fish And Seafood, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Meat Or Poultry, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 30-40 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

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

Gillette Farmers' Market
(307) 682-7281
Between 1st & 2nd Streets on Rohan
Gillette, WY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 18-1st killing frost Saturday, 8:00 a.m. until sold out

Cheyenne Farmers Market
(307) 635-9291
Depot Plaza – 16th & Capitol
Cheyenne, WY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
August 1-October 3 Saturday, 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 Noon

Green River Farmers Market
(307) 872-0562
Centennial Park – off Flaming Gorge Way
Green River, WY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 24-August 26 Wednesday, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

WASHAKIE COUNTY FARMER'S MARKET
9Th And Big Horn Ave
Worland, WY
Hours
07/10/10-9/25/10 Saturday, 8:330 Am - 11:00 Am.
Items
Baked Goods, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 15 Vendors.
Other
Organic: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: Yes
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

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

Basin Farmers Market
(307) 568-2015
Wyoming Ave. & 4th St.
Basin, WY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 24-after first freeze Wednesday, 4:30 p.m.- 6:00 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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