Wild Blueberries North Dartmouth MA

Local resource for wild blueberries in North Dartmouth, 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.

Dartmouth Farmers Market
(508) 636-8047
Rex Field, adjacent to St. Peters Church, 351 Elm Street, Padanaram Village
Dartmouth, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 19-September 11 Friday, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
County
Bristol

New Bedford/Wings Court Farmers Market
(508) 995-5019
Wings Court, Union St. Downtown
New Bedford, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 9-October 29 Thursday, 2:00 p.m.- dark
County
Bristol

Westport Farmers Market
(508) 636-4427
Westport Grange, 870 Main Rd.
Westport, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 11-September 26 Saturday, 8:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
County
Bristol

Fairhaven Farmers Market
(508) 991-8315
Fairhaven High School, Route 6 and Main Street
Fairhaven, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Sunday, 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
County
Bristol

Taunton Farmers Market
(508) 930-6532
Parking lot behind City Hall, Spring Street
Taunton, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 16-October 29 Thursday, 12:00 noon- 5:00 p.m.
County
Bristol

New Beford/Clasky Common Farmers Market
(506) 996-0408
Plesant St. between Pearl St. & Pope St.; 105 William St.
New Bedford, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
July-October Saturday, 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
County
Bristol

New Beford/Brooklawn Park Farmers Market
(508) 995-5019
Brooklawn Park, Ashley Blvd. Entrance
New Bedford, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 6-October 26 Monday, 2:00 p.m.- Dusk
County
Bristol

Norwood Farmers Market
(978) 590-6537
Municipal parking lot, Nahatan and Cottage Street, behind Apollo Function F
Norwood, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 16-October 30 Tuesday, 1:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.
County
Norfolk

Sakonnet Growers’ Market
Pardon Gray Preserve; Rt. 77 at Lafayette Rd
Tiverton, RI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 27-October 3 Saturday 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m

Rochester Farmers Market
(508) 763-4905
Rochester Center, Route 105, Plumb Corner Market Parking Lot
Rochester, MA
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 20-October Saturday, 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon
County
Plymouth

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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