Wild Blueberries North Adams MA

Local resource for wild blueberries in North Adams, MA. 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.

North Adams Farmers Market
(413) 743-8132
St. Anthony Municipal Parking Lot, corner of Marshall and Center Streets
North Adams, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 18-October 31 Saturday, 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
County
Berkshire

Williamstown Farmers Market
(413) 458-3365
Spring Street Parking lot
Williamstown, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
End of May-October Saturday, 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon
County
Berkshire

Ashfield Farmers Market
(413) 625-0011
Ashfield Town Common
Franklin, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May 23-October 31 Saturday, 8:30 AM- 12:30 PM
County
Franklin

Bennington Walloomsac Farmers Market
447-1472
Bennington Station at Riverwalk Park
North Bennington, VT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
May-October Saturday, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Square Roots Farm
(413) 446-1446
Clarksburg, MA
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Adams Farmers Market
(413) 743-5613
60 Columbia Street
Adams, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May 29-October 23 Friday and Saturday, 12:00 PM- 6:00 PM
County
Berkshire

Berkshire Area/Lanesboro Farmers Market
(413) 499-1012
Berkshire Mall Parking Lot by Sears, Route 8
Lanesboro, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May 2-November 21 Wednesday & Saturday, 8:00 AM- 2:00 PM
County
Berkshire

Shelburne Falls Community Farmers Market
(413) 625-8174
Baptist Corner lot, 53 Main St.
Shelburne Falls, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Friday, 3:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
County
Franklin

Pittsfield Farmers Market
(413) 447-7000
400 North Street, Downtown
Pittsfield, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October 29 Thursday, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
County
Berkshire

Two Spoon Farm
(802) 823-7308
Pownal, VT
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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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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