Locally Grown Produce Claremore OK

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 Claremore, OK that give access to locally grown produce and other local food.

Collinsville Farmers Market
(918) 371-4480
10th St. & Center; Behind Fair barn
Collinsville, OK
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October

Mayes County Farmers Market
(918) 519-0505
Mayes County Courthouse
Pryor, OK
Hours
05/15/10-10/31/10 Saturday, 8:00 Am - 11:00 Am.
Items
Baked Goods, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Meat Or Poultry, Nuts, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 18 Vendors.
Other
Organic: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: Yes
Snap: Yes
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: Yes

Downtown Tulsa Farmers Market
(918) 224-5337
Third And Boston
Tulsa, OK
Hours
10/4/2010-10/29/2010 Tuesday, 10:30 Am - 2 Pm.
Items
Crafts And Woodworking Items, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Meat Or Poultry, Nuts, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 15 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Not Known
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: Yes
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Collinsville Farmers Market
(918) 371-4480
10Th St. &Amp; Center
Collinsville, OK
Hours
May-October
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Elk City Farmers Market
(580) 393-4449
Corner Of Madison &Amp; Broadway
Elk City, OK
Hours
July-October
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Collinsville Farmers Market
(918) 371-4480
10Th St. &Amp; Center
Collinsville, OK
Hours
May-October
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Brookside Farmers Market
(918) 789-3881
41St And Peoria Streets (Food Pyramid Parking Lot)
Tulsa, OK
Hours
Wednesdays, 8:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon
Items
Baked Goods, Cheese, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Meat Or Poultry, Vegetables
Other
Organic: Not Known
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: Yes
Wic: No
Snap: Yes
Sfmnp: Yes
Wic Cash?: No

Eufaula Farmer's Market
(918) 452-3648
301 S. First Street
Eufaula, OK
Hours
05/29/2010-09/06/2010 Saturday, 8 Am - 12 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Flowers, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Nuts, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 4 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Not Known
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Tuttle Farmers Market
2Nd Street And Hwy 37
Tuttle, OK
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

The Children's Center Farmers Market
(405) 613-5343
6800 Northwest 39Th Expressway
Bethany, OK
Other
Year Round?: No
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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