Locally Grown Produce Rapid City SD

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 Rapid City, SD that give access to locally grown produce and other local food.

Z's Touch Farmers Market
(605) 787-4339
6504 Kimberely Drive
Balck Hawk, SD
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No

Black Hills Farmers Market
(605) 923-4562
West Omaha Park
Rapid City, SD
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-October Tuesday, Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - dark Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - dark

Platte Colony Farmers Market
(605) 726-3142
35271 1270th Street
Platte, SD
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-First Frost Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Farmers Market
(605) 940-2085
115 West Highway 14
Spearfish, SD
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No

Watertown Farmers market
(605) 532-3274
Runnings Parking Lot
Watertown, SD
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Saturday, 8:00 a.m .- 12:00 Noon Tuesday, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Bruner's Gardens Farmers Market
(605) 456-2171
Central State Fairgrounds; Campbell St.
Rapid City, SD
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
August-October Monday - Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Black Hills Farmers Market
(605) 923-4562
West Omaha Park
Rapid City, SD
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-October Tuesday, Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - dark Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - dark

Uptown Farmers Market
(605) 882-8900
301 East Camp Ave.
Watertown, SD
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-September Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon

Riling Produce Farmers Market
(605) 945-1509
224 S. Adams Avenue
Pierre, SD
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-October Everyday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Gages Gardens & Greenhouse Farmers Market
(605) 642-5438
379 Evans Lane
Spearfish, SD
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-November

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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