Soy Milk Ankeny IA

Local resource for soy milk suppliers in Ankeny. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to soybeans, soy yogurt, tofu, tempeh, miso, shoyu, soy nuts, and soybean oil, as well as advice and content on soy milk and the nutritional value of soy milk.

Uptown Ankeny Farmers Market
(515) 963-1897
Corner of SW 3rd Street & SW Maple Street
Ankeny, IA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
May-September Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
County
Polk

Highland Park Farmers Market
(515) 288-1735
6th Avenue from Euclid to Douglas on west side of street
Des Moines, IA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Thursday, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
County
Polk

Polk City Farmers Market
(515) 984-6597
Town Square
Polk City, IA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-August Thursday, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
County
Polk

Four Mile Farmers Market
(515) 248-6310
Four Mile Community Center; 3711 Easton Avenue
Des Moines, IA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-September Wednesday, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
County
Polk

Eastside Farmers Market
(515) 238-5748
3200 Delaware Avenue
Des Moines, IA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
May-September Tuesday, 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
County
Polk

Johnston Farmers Market
(515) 278-0939
Corner of NW 62nd Avenue & Merle Hay Road
Johnston, IA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
May-September Tuesday, 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
County
Polk

Turtle Farm CSA
(515) 278-4522
Johnston, IA
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Capitol Hill Farmers Market
(515) 262-4763
800 E. 12th Street
Des Moines, IA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-September Tuesday, 4:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.
County
Polk

The Homestead
(515) 957-3361
Pleasant Hill, IA
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Drake Neighborhood Farmers Market
(515) 277-6951
First Christian Church, 25th & University
Des Moines, IA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
June-September Wednesday, 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
County
Polk

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What is the advantage of drinking soy milk over organic milk?

Q. What is the advantage of drinking soy milk over organic milk? – Vicky

I’m a new convert to the organic lifestyle and trying to become informed. What is the advantage of drinking soy milk over organic milk? I only use it a couple times a week on cereal. -Vicky

Hi Vicky,

Cow’s dairy is highly allergenic, meaning that it is difficult to digest and results in proteins that frequently cause allergies. “Organic” gets rid of the hormones and antibiotics in milk but does nothing to resolve the casein protein as an allergen issue.

It also still leaves the pus issue, 1.5 million pus cells per teaspoon of milk, but then who doesn’t love pus with their cereal? 

And lastly the issue of casein protein being a cancer promoter. It doesn’t cause cancer but it does feed cancer cells nicely and accelerates the growth.

Soy is also a highly allergenic food but not as allergenic as milk. You want to get any soy you buy in the organic form as non-organic varieties have been genetically modified to contain herbicide genes that are unhealthy for human consumption. All soy needs to be organic to avoid these genetic nightmares.

Overall, if you had a small serving of organic milk a few times a week and didn’t otherwise eat much dairy then I would say you are doing better than 99% of the rest of the world and that this little habit offers you very little health risk.

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