Locally Grown Produce Martinsburg WV

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 Martinsburg, WV that give access to locally grown produce and other local food.

Berkeley County Farmers Market
(304) 262-4200
Martinsburg, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-September Wednesday & Friday (contact Randy for market hours) Open 2nd week of each summer month
County
Berkeley

Shepherdstown Farmers Market I
(304) 279-6833
South King St. (Behind Library)
Shepherdstown, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-December Sundays, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
County
Jefferson

Inwood Farmers Market
(304) 229-5011
178 Pilgram St.
Inwood, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Monday-Friday, 9 A.M. - 5 P.M. Saturday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
County
Berkeley

Berkeley Springs Farmers Market
410-371-0442, 304-258-3815
Downtown Berkeley Springs Route 522 and Fairfax Street; Intersection of Rou
Berkeley Springs, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-October Sunday, 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM Thursday, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
County
Morgan

Brunswick Farmers Market
(301) 834-5591
Historic Downtown Brunswick
Brunswick, MD
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
County
Frederick

Shepherdstown Farmers Market III
(304) 279-6833
South on King Street (by Post Office)
Shepherdstown, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Saturday,9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
County
Jefferson

Shepherdstown Farmers Market II
(304) 279-6833
BB&T Bank (Across from Sheetz)
Shepherdstown, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-December Wednesday,4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
County
Jefferson

Jefferson County Farmers Market
(304) 728-3051
Beside Old Charles Town Library; 100 Block of N.Samuel Street
Charles Town, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-October Saturday, 9 a.m. - 12 noon
County
Jefferson

Washington County Farmers Market
(301) 733-4551
Prime Outlets Blvd.; Off of Sharpsburg Pike
Hagerstown, MD
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 7-September 27 Saturday, 10:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
County
Washington

Hagerstown City Farmers Market
(301) 739-8577 ext. 190
25 W. Church St.
Hagerstown, MD
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Saturday, 5:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon
County
Washington

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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