Locally Grown Produce Henderson NV

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 Henderson, NV that give access to locally grown produce and other local food.

Downtown Henderson Farmers Market
(702) 579-9661
In front of City Hall; 241 Water St.
Henderson, NV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
January-December Thursday, 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
County
Clark

Las Vegas Farmers Market ® At Gardens Park
(702) 562-2676
10407 Garden Park Dr.
Summerlin, NV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
January-December Tuesday, 2:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. (winter) Tuesday, 4:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. (summer)
County
Clark

Centennial Hills Park Farmers Market
(775) 562-2676
7101 North Buffalo Dr. at Elkhorn; Centennial Hills Park
Las Vegas, NV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Thursday, 2:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. (winter) Thursday, 4:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. (summer)
County
Clark

Minden Farmers Market
(775) 782-2444
Downtown at Esmeralda Ave.
Minden, NV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-September Tuesday, 4:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
County
Douglas

Downtown Henderson Farmers Market
(702) 579-9661
In front of City Hall; 241 Water St.
Henderson, NV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
January-December Thursday, 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
County
Clark

Centennial Hills Park Farmers Market
(775) 562-2676
7101 North Buffalo Dr. at Elkhorn; Centennial Hills Park
Las Vegas, NV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Thursday, 2:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. (winter) Thursday, 4:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. (summer)
County
Clark

Bruce Trent Park Farmers Market
(775) 562-2676
1600 N. Ramport; Vegas Dr.
Las Vegas, NV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
January-December Wednesday, 2:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. (winter) Wednesday, 4:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. (summer)
County
Clark

Ely Farmers Market
(775) 289-8364
Ely Renaissance Village; 400 Ely St.
Ely, NV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
August-September Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Las Vegas Backyard Farmerts Market
Winchester Cultural Ctr; 3130 S McLeod Dr.
Las Vegas, NV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
County
Clark

The Fernley Farmers Market
(775) 846-0494
Fernley, NV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-August
County
Lyon

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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