Locally Grown Produce Greeneville TN

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 Greeneville, TN that give access to locally grown produce and other local food.

Rural Resources Mobile Farmers Market
(423) 636-8171
Greeneville, TN
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Call for delivery information
County
Greene

Rogersville Farmers Market
(423) 272-7241
85 Main St.; First Baptist Church parking lot
Rogersville, TN
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-August Tuesday & Friday
County
Hawkins

Dyersburg Food Fair
(731) 286-7821
Church Parking Lots
Dyersburg, TN
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
County
Dyer

Centerville Farmers Market
(931) 729-5224
Fish Camp Restaurant location
Centerville, TN
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April- Tuesday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
County
Hickman

Cumberland County Farmers Market
(931) 484-6743
Highway 70
Crossville, TN
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October
County
Cumberland

Downtown Greenville Farmers Market
(423) 636-8171
College Street; Downtown near WSCC
Greenville, TN
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Saturday
County
Greene

Marshall County Farmers Market
(931) 359-5536
540 Vista Street
Lewisburg, TN
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Juluy-October
County
Marshall

McMinn County Farmers Market
(423) 745-2852
Highway 30
Athens, TN
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-october Thesday, Thursday, & Saturday
County
McMinn

Gallatin Farmers Market
(615) 452-5400
Produce Stand @ Gallatin Police Dept
Gallatin, TN
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
County
Sumner

Coffe County Farmers Market
(931) 728-4637
Fort Street behind Coffee Coun
Manchester, TN
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-October Saturday
County
Coffee

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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