Locally Grown Produce Loveland CO

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 Loveland, CO that give access to locally grown produce and other local food.

City of Loveland Farmers Market
(970) 962-2432
700 S. Railroad
Loveland, CO
Hours
06132010-09122010 Sunday, 11:00 Am - 3:00 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Nuts, Other Processed Foods, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 10 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: Yes
Wic: No
Snap: Yes
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Loveland Farmers Market (CAMC)
(970) 495-4889
North Garfield & Orchards
Loveland, CO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Tuesday, 11:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
County
Larimer

Berthoud Farmers Market
(970) 532-5199
Third Street & Mountain Avenue
Berthoud, CO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-September Thursday, 3:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
County
Larimer

Fort Collins Farmers Market
1001 East Harmony Road
Fort Collins, CO
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Foothills Farmers' Market
(970) 785-6133
215 E. Foothills Parkway
Fort Collins, CO
Hours
June-October Tuesday, 3 P.M. - 7 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

The Loveland Farmers Market
(800) 501-5993
5Th &Amp; Railraod
Loveland, CO
Hours
June-September
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

The Loveland Farmers Market
(800) 501-5993 ext 403
5th & Railraod; Corn Roast Festival - aka: Elks Lodge
Loveland, CO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-September Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Drake Road Farmers' Market
(970) 218-5521
802 W. Drake Rd
Fort Collins, CO
Hours
04/17/2010-09/25/20101 Saturday, 10 Am - 1 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Cheese, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Meat Or Poultry, Milk Or Cream, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Vegetables, Yogurt
Vendors
This Market Has 30 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: Yes
Wic: No
Snap: Yes
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Windsor Farmers' Market
(970) 686-1116
100 N. 5Th St.
Windsor, CO
Hours
June 11-August 13 Thursday, 4:30 - 7:30 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Gulley Greenhouse Farmers' Market
6029 S. Shields
Fort Collins, CO
Hours
June 19-September 25 Friday,12:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

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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