Locally Grown Produce Minot ND

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 Minot, ND that give access to locally grown produce and other local food.

Minot Farmers Market
( ) 838-6822
Oak Park
Minot, ND
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-October Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-sellout
County
Ward

North Prairie Farmers Market - Minot
(701) 720-2719
300 Block Of Broadway
Minot, ND
Hours
7/17/2010-9/25/2010 Saturday, 11 Am - 2 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Jams Jellies And Preserves, 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

Lewis & Clark Farmers Market
( ) 794-3686
By Sinex &Amp; Washburn
Washburn, ND
Hours
June-Labor Day Friday, 4:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Cowtown Farmers Market
( ) 843-7892
New Salem, ND
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-September Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
County
Morton

Walhalla Farmers Market
( ) 549-2667
Walhalla, ND
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-September Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
County
Pembina

Minot Farmers Market
( ) 838-6822
Oak Park
Minot, ND
Hours
July-October Tuesday, Thursday &Amp; Saturday, 9:00 A.M.-Sellout
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Devils Lake Community Market
(701) 262-4436
Roosevelt Park, Devils Lake
Devils Lake, ND
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 21-September Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-12:00 noon
County
Ramsey

Harvey Farmers Market/Harvey Chamber
( ) 324-2604
Corner of Lincoln & 10th St.; City parking lot
Harvey, ND
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-September Tuesday, 7:30 a.m.-sellout Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-sellout
County
Wells

Roughrider Home Growers
( ) 225-2747
Dickinson, ND
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-October Tuesday & Thursday, 3:00 p.m. Saturday, 10:00 a.m.
County
Stark

Yarker at Beach Gardens
( ) 872-4004
Beach, ND
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Saturday, 10:00 a.m.
County
Golden Valley

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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