Locally Grown Produce Cullman AL

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 Cullman, AL that give access to locally grown produce and other local food.

Festhalle Market Platz
(256) 775-7207
209 1st Ave. NE
Cullman, AL
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Tuesday & Saturday, 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Thursday, 12:00 noon - 6:00 p.m.
County
Cullman

Hartselle Farmers Market
Sparkman Street Sw
Hartselle, AL
 
United Farmers Market
(334) 289-4645
Intersection Of County Roads 41 &Amp; 18
Forkland, AL
Hours
May 2-October 3 Saturday, 10:00 A.M.- 5:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: Yes
Wic Cash?: No

Gordo Farmers Market
(205) 364-7111
Main Street
Gordo, AL
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 11- Thursday, 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
County
Pickent

Alberta Farmers Market
(334) 573-2428
Alberta Health Clinic; Highway 5
Alberta, AL
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June- Thursday, 7:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m.
County
Wilcox

Hartselle Farmers Market
(256) 773-2549
Sparkman Street SW
Hartselle, AL
General Information
Covered : Yes
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May- Monday - Saturday, 6:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
County
Morgan

Homegrown Alabama Farmers Market
(205) 348-0418
812 5th Avenue; Canterbury Chapel
Tuscaloosa, AL
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May 7- Thursday, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
County
Tuscaloosa

Demopolis Farmers Market
(334) 289-0270
Hwy 80 East; between Regions Bank & Days Inn
Dempolis, AL
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 13-September 7:00 a.m.- 11:00 p.m.
County
Marengo

Camden Farmers Market
(205) 489-5376
Highway 10 Bypass
Camden, AL
General Information
Covered : Yes
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June- Monday & Saturday, 7:00 a.m.- until
County
Wilcox

Macon County Farmers Market
(334) 552-0682
Intersection of Elm & Spring Streets
Tuskegee, AL
General Information
Covered : Yes
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
October-March Wednesday & Saturday, 8:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
County
Macon

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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