Locally Grown Produce Oviedo FL

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 Oviedo, FL that give access to locally grown produce and other local food.

Waterford Lakes Farmers' Market
(321) 202-5855
413 N. Alafaya Trail
Orlando, FL
Hours
Saturday, 9:00 Am - 2:00 Pm.
Other
Year Round?: Yes
Year Round?: Yes
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Lake Mary Farmers Market
(407) 585-1466, (407) 585-1467
Lake Mary City Hall 100 North Country Club Road; 100 North Country Club Roa
Lake Mary, FL
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
January-December Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
County
Seminole

Lake Mary Farmers Market
(407) 585-1466, (407) 585-1467
100 North Country Club Road
Lake Mary, FL
Hours
January-December Saturday, 8:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: Yes
Year Round?: Yes
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Sunday Eola Market
(321) 202-5855
Lake Eola; Corner of Central Boulevard and Eola Drive
Orlando, FL
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
January-December Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
County
Orange

Downtown Clearwater Farmers Market
(727) 461-7674
Downtown On Cleveland Street (500 Block)
Clearwater, FL
Hours
November-April Wednesday, 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Maitland Farmers' Market
(407) 539-6269
701 Lake Lily Drive
Maitland, FL
Hours
Sunday, 9:00 Am - 2:00 Pm.
Other
Year Round?: Yes
Year Round?: Yes
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Sanford Farmers Market
(407) 328-1521
150 E. 1St St. (Magnolia Square)
Sanford, FL
Hours
Saturday, 9 Am - 2 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Butter, Cheese, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Fish And Seafood, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Meat Or Poultry, Nuts, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 20-30 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: Yes
Credit/Debit: Yes
Wic: No
Snap: Yes
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Sanford Farmers Market
(407) 328-1521
Magnolia Square; corner of First Street and Magnolia Avenue
Sanford, FL
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
January-December Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
County
Seminole

Chipley Farmers Market
(850) 638-6180, (850) 638-6181
7th Street by the old train depot; One block East of Downtown Chipley
Chipley, FL
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-September Tuesday, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
County
Washington

Delray Green Market in the Park
(561) 276-7511
150 East Atlantic Avenue; Worthing Park, corner of East Atlantic and S.E. S
Delray Beach, FL
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
October-May Saturday, 8:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
County
Palm Beach

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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