Why choose the Farmers Market?
Did you know that it’s National Famer’s Market Week? Make it a point to get out doors with the family and explore the beautiful bounty of the Pacific Northwest.
Fresh fruit and vegetables are full of antioxidants and phytonutrients.
People who eat more fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases. Fruits provide nutrients vital for health and maintenance of your body.
It's a great way to get your kids involved.
Let them pick out something new to try, then they can help prepare a meal or snack using these tips and recipes at Kids in the Kitchen.
Supporting your local farmers = stronger community.
Meet your local farmers, learn about locally grown foods.
Farmers markets offer foods that align with MyPlate guidelines.
Buy foods and see how they fit with ChooseMyPlate. Visit different farmers and pick up seasonal fruits and vegetables, as well as local dairy, grain and protein products. Build your plate!
Farmers often have recommendations for preparing their products. Learn a new recipe!
Try something new!
Have you ever tasted Romanesco or a dragon tongue bean? Many farmers markets offer lesser known fruits and vegetables, providing a variety that can be both tasty and nutritious.
Farmers markets are all around us!
Visit one near you! Or come check some of the Shoreline Everett Clinic providers at the Shoreline Farmers Market this Sunday!
SNAP and WIC benefits are accepted at some farmers markets.
DISCLAIMER: The contents and opinions expressed by Everett Clinic teammates and providers on “A Healthier You” blog and those providing comments are theirs alone and are not a substitute for medical advice. Consult your own provider for personal health recommendations.
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