Locally Grown Produce Oklahoma City OK

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 Oklahoma City, OK that give access to locally grown produce and other local food.

OSU-OKC Farmers Market
(405) 945-3326
400 North Portland
Oklahoma City, OK
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
January-December Wednesday & Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

WIAA's Community Farmers' Market
(405) 317-8110
1701 N. Martin Luther King (Mcfarland Center - Ywca)
Oklahoma City, OK
Hours
06/04/2010-09/01/2010
Items
Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Plants, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 16 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: Yes
Wic: Yes
Snap: Yes
Sfmnp: Yes
Wic Cash?: Yes

The Children's Center Farmers Market
(405) 613-5343
6800 Northwest 39Th Expressway
Bethany, OK
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Mid Del Farmers' Market
7209 Se 29Th
Midwest City, OK
Hours
05/01/2010-11/02/2010 Tuesday, 430 Pm - 730 Pm. Saturday, 8 Am - 11 Am.
Items
Baked Goods, Butter, Cheese, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Meat Or Poultry, Milk Or Cream, Nuts, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Vegetables, Yogurt
Vendors
This Market Has 10 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: Yes
Wic: Yes
Snap: Yes
Sfmnp: Yes
Wic Cash?: Yes

Eastern Oklahoma County Farmers Market
(405) 390-8276
2001 North Harper St.
Choctaw, OK
Hours
June-October
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

OSU-OKC FARMERS' MARKET
(405) 945-3326
400 N Portland Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
Hours
Saturday, 8 Am - 1 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Butter, Cheese, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Meat Or Poultry, Milk Or Cream, Nuts, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables, Yogurt
Vendors
This Market Has 56 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: Yes
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

OSU-OKC FARMERS' MARKET
(405) 945-3358
1120 Nw 63Rd St
Oklahoma City, OK
Hours
04/21/2010-09/01/2010 Wednesday, 2:30 Pm - 7:00 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Butter, Cheese, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Meat Or Poultry, Milk Or Cream, Nuts, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables, Yogurt
Vendors
This Market Has 30 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

The Children's Center Farmers Market
(405) 613-5343
6800 Northwest 39th Expressway
Bethany, OK
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No

Mustang Kiwanis Farmers Market
(405) 831-0797
470 W. Hwy 152
Mustang, OK
Hours
6/19/2010-8/28/2010 Saturday, 8 Am - 11 Am.
Items
Crafts And Woodworking Items, Plants, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 5 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Not Known
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Eastern Oklahoma County Farmers Market
(405) 390-8276
2001 North Harper St.; Choctaw Creek Park
Choctaw, OK
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October

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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