Wild Blueberries Missoula MT

Local resource for wild blueberries in Missoula, 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.

Clark Fork River Market
(406) 396-0593
Downtown Missoula, under the Higgins Bridge, near Clark Fork River and the
Missoula, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
May 2-October 17 Saturday, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
County
Missoula

Heather's Heritage Hens
(406) 214-1524
Missoula, MT
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Richland Federal Credit Union Farmers Market
(406) 482-2704
Richland Federal Credit Union Parking Lot; 124 N. Central Ave.
Sidney, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
August 14-September 25 Friday, 7:45 a.m.- 12:00 noon
County
Richland

Miles City Farmers Market
(406) 234-5274
Riverside Park; West end of Main St.
Miles City, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 15-September 30 Tuesday, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m
County
Custer

Shields Valley Farmers Market
(406) 686-4851
City Park, 1 block E of Hwy 89, off 3rd St.
Clyde Park, 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 p.m. Noon
County
Park

Missoula Farmers Market
(406) 777-2636
Circle Square
Missoula, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
May 2-October 17 Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
County
Missoula

Turner Farms
(406) 721-5678
Missoula, MT
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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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

Libby Farmers Market
(406) 293-3996
Chamber of Commerce Parking Lot, 905 W. 9th St
Libby, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May 7-October 1 Thursday, 1 p.m.- 6 p.m.
County
Lincoln

Littlebird's Marketplace
(406) 677-3663
Lawn at corner of School Lane and Pine Drive
Seeley Lake, MT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 15-September 14 Sunday, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
County
Missoula

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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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