Locally Grown Produce Covington KY

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 Covington, KY that give access to locally grown produce and other local food.

Northern Kentucky Regional Farmers Market
(859) 486-0058
6th St. Median; starting at 6th and Main in Main Strasse Village
Covington, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Saturday 8:30 am - 2 pm
County
Kenton

Dayton Farmers Market
(859) 491-1600
Dayton Public Parking Lot; Sixth Avenue Next to Tina's Tanning
Dayton, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-December Saturday, 10:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.

Campbell County Farmers Market II
(859) 635-5668
Martha Layne Collins at Lakeside
Highland Heights, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-October Tuesday, 3:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.

Hyde Park Farmers' Market
3424 Edwards Road
Cincinnati, OH
Hours
05/02/2010-10/31/2010 Sunday, 9:30 Am - 1:30 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Cheese, Fish And Seafood, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Maple Syrup Or Maple Products, Meat Or Poultry, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 30 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: Yes
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Hollmeyers Orchard
3241 Fiddlers Green Rd.
Cincinnati, OH
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
County
Hamilton

Farmers Produce Market
(859) 635-5244
Wilmer Avenue
Cincinnati, OH
Hours
June-November Monday-Sunday, 2:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Campbell County Farmers Market
(859) 635-9668
709 Monmouth Street
Newport, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Saturday, 9:00a.m. - 12:00noon Tuesday, Friday, 3 pm - 6 pm
County
Campbell

Dixie Farmers Market
(859) 342-6903
116 Commonwealth Avenue
Erlanger, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-October Thursday, 2:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.

Northside Farmers Market
(513) 614-3671
Hamilton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH
Hours
Wednesday, 4:00 Pm - 7:30 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Butter, Cheese, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Maple Syrup Or Maple Products, Meat Or Poultry, Milk Or Cream, Nuts, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables, Yogurt
Vendors
This Market Has 25 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: Yes
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: Yes
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: Yes

Anderson Farmers' Market
513-688-8400 1109
7832 Five Mile Road
Anderson Township, OH
Hours
May 29, 2010-October 2, 2010 Saturday, 9 Am - 1 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Cheese, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Maple Syrup Or Maple Products, Meat Or Poultry, Plants, 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

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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