Wild Blueberries Great Falls MT

Local resource for wild blueberries in Great Falls, MT. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to frozen wild blueberries, antioxidants, wild blueberry nutrition, wild blueberry juice, and wild blueberry pies, as well as advice and content on picking wild blueberries.

Great Falls Original Farmers Market
(406) 761-3881
Downtown (Civic Center Park)
Great Falls, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 8-September 23 Wednesday, 4:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.
County
Cascade

2Js Fresh Market
(406) 761-0134
105 Smelter Ave NE
Great Falls, MT
 
Butte Farmers Market
(406) 497-6464
Uptown Butte; Park & Main Streets
Butte, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May 30-September 26 Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
County
Silver Bow

Dillon Farmers Market
(406) 683-2639
Wells Fargo Bank parking lot; 20 N. Montana St.
Dillon, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 11-September 12 Saturday, 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon
County
Beaverhead

Columbus Farmers Market
(406) 321-1377
Railroad Park, Pike Avenue
Columbus, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 23-September 10 Thursday, 4:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
County
Stillwater

Groundworks Farm
(406) 207-5934
Great Falls, MT
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Wolf Point Farmers Market
(406) 525-3330
6th Avenue Highway 2; 1436 Highway 528
Wolf Point, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 11-September 26 Saturday, 8:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
County
Roosevelt

Hardin Farmers Market
(406) 665-2332
835 North Center Avenue
Hardin, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
August 7-September 4 Friday, 7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
County
Big Horn

Whitehall Farmers Market, Produce & Crafts
(406) 287-3532
Legion Street
Whitehall, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 6-August 29 Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
County
Jefferson

Big Sky Farmers Market
(W) 406.570.2417 ( R ) 406.556.9792
Fire Pit Park, Big Sky Town Center
Big Sky, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 9-September 17 Every other Thursday 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
County
Gallatin

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Wild Blueberries For Anti Aging

Written by Jeff Behar, MS, MBA   

Wild blueberries are getting a lot of attention for their anti-aging properties, as well as for the many other health benefits they provide.  blueberries

About Wild Blueberries

Wild blueberries are a deep blue colored fruit with size of a finger. The blueberries are grown in the wild hence it is quite natural and is free of the effects of fertilizers. The wild blueberries are known for their exceptional taste of sweetness and crispy. This creates a delicious flavor that can't be found in any other fruit. Wild Blueberries are used along with a wide range of recipe in the form of drinks, meals or as snacks. 

Free Radicals and Aging 

Free radicals are created within the body as a result of oxidation. Sunlight, smoking, pollution, alcohol and stress also can create free radicals in the body.

Free radicals can cause damage and death to body cells. This affects the tissues and membrane in the body. Free radicals can affect the functions of liver and heart. This process causes aging.

Anti-oxidants

Antioxidants neutralize the effect of free radicals and prevent the damage caused to body cells. 

Free radical damage may lead to cancer. Antioxidants interact with and stabilize free radicals and may prevent some of the damage free radicals otherwise might cause. Examples of antioxidants include lycopene, lutein, selenium, beta-carotene, vitamins A, C, and E, and other substances.

Blueberries contain 14 mg of Vitamin C and 0.8 mg Vitamin E per 1 cup of blueberries.  In addition, blueberries contain anthocyanins and phenolics that can also act as antioxidants. 

Richest Source of Antioxidants

Wild blueberries contain antioxidants. Based on data from the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (Boston, MA), blueberries are among the fruits with the highest antioxidant activity.  Using a test called ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity), researchers have shown that a serving of fresh blueberries provides more antioxidant activity than many other fresh fruits and vegetables. 

Health Benefits of Blueberries

Wild blueberries for anti aging are delicious fruit and are rich source nutrition found in it. Studies suggest that more number of people are consuming wild blueberries for anti aging everyday. Wild blueberries are one of the richest sources of natural antioxidants important for health. Wild blueberries for anti aging are also very effective for urinary tract problems, heart attack and eye sight problems.  Wild blueberries for anti aging have the ability to prevent cancer also.

Human body suffers from wrinkles on skin, loss of memory, impaired vision and many other diseases, indicating that you are getting aged. Antioxidants found in wild blueberries for anti aging have the magical ability to fight free radicals and aging...

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