Locally Grown Produce Dayton OH

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 Dayton, OH that give access to locally grown produce and other local food.

Wegerzyn's Farmers Market
(937) 276-7051
Courthouse Square 3rd & Main Street
Dayton, OH
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-October Monday, 3:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.
County
Montgomery

Greene County Farm Market Association
(937) 372-3281
Indian Ripple Road, North of I 675; Parking lot next to Kmart
Beavercreek, OH
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June- Saturday, 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
County
Montgomery

Crossroad Orchard
(937) 866-4480
8040 Upper Miamisburg Rd
Miamisburg, OH
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
August-October Seven days a week, 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
County
Montgomery

Green County Farm Market Association
(937) 372-3281
Beaver Valley & Dayton; Xenia Road, Kmart Parking Lot
Fairborn, OH
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June- Thursday, 2:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
County
Greene

Anderson Farm Market
(937) 767-7626
1240 Clifton Rd
Xenia, OH
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Monday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
County
Greene

Wegerzyn's Farmers Market
(937) 276-7051
Courthouse Square 3Rd &Amp; Main Street
Dayton, OH
Hours
July-October Monday, 3:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Centerville Farmers Market
Maple Avenue
Centerville, OH
Hours
05/27/10-10/28/10 Thursday, 1 Pm - 6 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Cheese, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Maple Syrup Or Maple Products, Meat Or Poultry, Plants, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 10 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Fairborn Farmers Market
(937) 754-3030
Corner Of Main St. &Amp; Grand Ave.
Fairborn, OH
Hours
April-November Wednesday, 11:30 A.M.- 5:30 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Fairborn Farmers Market
(937) 754-3030
Corner of Main St. & Grand Ave.
Fairborn, OH
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-November Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.
County
Greene

Breezy Acres Orchard
(937) 372-2436
3470 Waynesville- Jamestown Road
Xenia, OH
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-January Monday-Saturday, 9:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.
County
Greene

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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