Locally Grown Produce Layton UT

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 Layton, UT that give access to locally grown produce and other local food.

Utah Botonical Center Farmers Market
(801) 593-8969
920 South 50 West
Kaysville, UT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-October Thursday, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
County
Davis

Ogden Farmers Market
(801) 393-2295
Downtown Ogden Municipal Gardens
Ogden, UT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
July-October Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
County
Weber

Heber Valley Farmers Market and Concert in the Park
(435) 654-4555
City Park 250 South Main
Heber City, UT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-August Thursday, 8 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
County
Summit

Kayenta Farmers Market
(435) 688-8535
Coyote Gulch Art Village
Ivines, UT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
County
Washington

West Jordan Farmers Market
(801) 569-5122
West Jordan Veterans Memorial Park
West Jordan, UT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-October Tuesday,3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
County
Salt Lake

Clearfield Downtown Farmers Market
(801) 295-9879
55 South State
Clearfield, UT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-September Friday, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
County
Davis County

Bountiful Farmers Market
(801) 295-9879
First East and First South above Main Street; on the sidewalk by the parkin
Bountiful, UT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Thursday, 4:00 p.m.- dusk
County
Davis

Cache Valley Gardeners Market and Bear River Kitchen Incubator
100 South 200 East
Logan, UT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
County
Cache

Escalante Farmers' Market
(435) 826-4577
530 West Main Street
Escalante, UT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
August-October Saturday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
County
Garfield

Boulder Community Market
Corner of Highway 12 and Burr Trail
Boulder, UT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-June Sunday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
County
Garfield County

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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