Locally Grown Produce Parkersburg 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 Parkersburg, WV that give access to locally grown produce and other local food.

Red Barn Market
(304) 464-4553
2100 Washington Blvd.
Belpre, OH
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-December Monday-Sunday, 9:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.
County
Washington

River City Farmers Market
(740) 373-9102
South 3Rd St.
Marietta, OH
Hours
Wednesday, 4:00 P.M.- 7:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: Yes
Year Round?: Yes
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

River City Farmers Market
(740) 373-9102
South 3rd St.; Under Williamstown Bridge
Marietta, OH
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
November- Saturday, 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon
County
Washington

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

Wayne County Farmers Market
Wayne, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-October Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
County
Wayne

Rinky Dinks Flea & Farmers Market
(740) 373-4797
404 Fort Harmar Drive
Marietta, OH
Hours
Friday, Saturday &Amp; Sunday, 9:00 A.M.- 6:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Rinky Dinks Flea & Farmers Market
(740) 373-4797
404 Fort Harmar Drive
Marietta, OH
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
County
Washington

Pendleton County Farmers Market
(304) 249-5817
Intersection of Route's 220 & 33; Across from Exxon Station North of Frankl
Sugar Grove, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Saturday morning (call for specific times)
County
Pendleton

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

Upshur County Farmers Market
(304) 472-6964
Madison Street
Buckhannon, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Tuesday & Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
County
Upshur

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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