Root Vegetables Covington KY

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Farmers Produce Market
(859) 635-5244
Wilmer Avenue
Cincinnati, OH
Hours
June-November Monday-Sunday, 2:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Hyde Park Farmers' Market
3424 Edwards Road
Cincinnati, OH
Hours
05/02/2010-10/31/2010 Sunday, 9:30 Am - 1:30 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Cheese, Fish And Seafood, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Maple Syrup Or Maple Products, Meat Or Poultry, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 30 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: Yes
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Wyoming Ave. Farmers' Market, LLC
(513) 761-6263
522 Wyoming Avenue
Wyoming, OH
Hours
05/04/2010-10/26/2010 Tuesday, 3 Pm - 7 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Maple Syrup Or Maple Products, Meat Or Poultry, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 15 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: Yes
Wic: Yes
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Turner Farm
(513) 561-7400
7400 Given Rd
Cinncinati, OH

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Lettuce Eat Well Farmers Market
5000 North Bend Road, Joy Community Church
Cincinnati, OH
Hours
June-Novermber 19 Friday, 3:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Items
Baked Goods, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Vegetables
Other
Organic: Not Known
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Northside Farmers Market
(513) 614-3671
Hamilton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH
Hours
Wednesday, 4:00 Pm - 7:30 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Butter, Cheese, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Maple Syrup Or Maple Products, Meat Or Poultry, Milk Or Cream, Nuts, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables, Yogurt
Vendors
This Market Has 25 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: Yes
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: Yes
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: Yes

Anderson Farmers' Market
513-688-8400 1109
7832 Five Mile Road
Anderson Township, OH
Hours
May 29, 2010-October 2, 2010 Saturday, 9 Am - 1 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Cheese, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Maple Syrup Or Maple Products, Meat Or Poultry, Plants, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 20 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Greensleeves Farm
(859) 445-5044
10851 Pleasant Ridge Rd;.
Alexandria, KY

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Madeira Farmers Market
(513) 623-8058
Dawson Road
Madeira, OH
Hours
06/03/2010-10/28/10 Thursday, 3:30 Pm - 7:30 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Cheese, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Meat Or Poultry, Milk Or Cream, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 25 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Ohio River Vista Vineyard & Research Station
(513) 752-0405
27 Locust Hill Rd
Cincinnati, OH

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Buried Treasures

Affordable, readily available and packed with nutrients and fiber, root vegetables
are enjoying a renaissance among health-conscious consumers in a down economy.

By Patrick Dougherty

October 2009

We humans have always been good at figuring out how to stay alive when times were tough. Many ancient cultures found salvation in hard times by cultivating tuberous roots, which helped save them from famine and sustained them during colder months. Some 4,000 years ago, root vegetables were important currency for travelers of the Silk Road (a trade route connecting Asia with the Mediterranean, northeast Africa and Europe), and were critical staples in areas where rice cultivation was impossible, according to Laura Kelley, author of the newly published The Silk Road Gourmet (I Universe).

But root vegetables are more than just sustenance. As the “storage bin” for a plant’s nutrients, they are health-promoting powerhouses. “Although each root vegetable has its own nutritional makeup, as a group they are an excellent source of complex carbohydrates, fiber, potassium and antioxidants,” says Kelly Morrow, MS, RD, a nutrition clinic coordinator at Bastyr University Center for Natural Health in Seattle. “In fact, potatoes are among the highest in potassium of any fruit or vegetable commonly eaten in this country, while orange root vegetables are an excellent source of beta-carotene, a precursor to vitamin A.”

Throw in a surprisingly vibrant range of colors, oft-discarded greens with nutrition and taste to rival the roots and nearly limitless culinary uses, and it becomes clear that each of these root vegetables is a buried treasure waiting to be unearthed and enjoyed.

CARROTS
Sweet and crisp, carrots contain some of the highest levels of beta-carotene (precursor to vitamin A) available in a single food source. Also loaded with vitamin C and potassium, carrots offer their highest nutritional value when lightly cooked because the outer fiber breaks down to enable easier nutrient absorption.

Kitchen Notes: With the highest levels of beta-carotene and minerals located just under the skin’s surface, unpeeled carrots will yield the most nutrition. Store them away from apples and pears, which release gases that can cause carrots to become bitter.

Varieties: Carrot varieties literally range from A to Z (Akaroa Long Red to Zino). While we’re most familiar with bright orange carrots, wild carrots feature colors from pale tan to deep purple.

BEETS
This colorful root contains the highest sugar content of all vegetables and is packed with vitamins A, B and C, along with potassium and a spectrum of other minerals. Beets are also considered blood cleansers and builders.

Kitchen Notes: Boiling cause nutrient loss, so steam beets in their skins. Raw beets have a crunchy texture that becomes soft and buttery when they are cooked. Beet greens are often discarded, but they too contain abundant nutrients and rich flavor.

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