Locally Grown Produce Sheridan WY

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 Sheridan, WY that give access to locally grown produce and other local food.

Sheridan Farmers Market
(307) 672-8881
Alger Street At Whitneys Commons
Sheridan, WY
Hours
07/22/2010-09/23/2010 Thursday, 5:00 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

Ranchester Farmers market
(307) 655-9191
Community Center
Ranchester, WY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
August 14-September 4 Friday, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Lander Farmers Market
(307) 332-3572
1445 Main Street, Museum Of The American West
Lander, WY
Hours
08/03/2010-09/2010 Tuesday, 5:00 Pm - 7:00 Pm
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Ranchester Farmers market
(307) 655-9191
Community Center
Ranchester, WY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
August 14-September 4 Friday, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Rawlins Downtown Farmers Market
(307) 328-2099
The Depot,400 W Front Street
Rawlins, WY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 23-Septermber 8 Tuesday, 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Sheridan Farmers Market
(307) 672-8881
Whitney Commons; 320 W. Alger Street
Sheridan, WY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 23-September 17 Thursday, 5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

Ranchester Farmers Market
(307) 655-9419
Community Center
Ranchester, WY
Hours
08/12/2010-09/22/2010 Friday, 3:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

WASHAKIE COUNTY FARMER'S MARKET
9Th And Big Horn Ave
Worland, WY
Hours
07/10/10-9/25/10 Saturday, 8:330 Am - 11:00 Am.
Items
Baked Goods, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 15 Vendors.
Other
Organic: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: Yes
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Laramie Farmers Market
(307) 742-9204
Grand Avenue Between 1St And 3Rd Streets, Downtown
Laramie, WY
Hours
07/02/2010-09/24/2010 Friday, 3:00 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

Gillette Farmers' Market
(307) 682-7281
Between 1st & 2nd Streets on Rohan
Gillette, WY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 18-1st killing frost Saturday, 8:00 a.m. until sold out

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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