Wild Blueberries Somerset KY

Local resource for wild blueberries in Somerset, KY. 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.

Pulaski County Growers Association I
(606) 423-2939
On E Mt. Vernon Street; Rear of Food Fair's parking lot
Somerset, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-December Wednesday, 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
County
Pulaski

Pulaski County Growers Association II
(606) 423-2939
Corner of E. Mt. Vernon and South Central Streets; First Methodist Church p
Somerset, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-December Saturday 7 am - 4 pm

Wolfe County Farmers Market
(606) 668-3712
Highway 15 Beside D&S Outdoors
Campton, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Thursday, 9:00a.m. - 12:00noon Saturday, 8:00a.m. - 12:00noon

Bardstown Road Farmers Market
(502) 220-0947
1722 Bardstown Road; Parking Lot of the Bardstown Presbyterian Church
Louisville, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-December Saturday, 8:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. Thursday 4 pm - 6:30 pm

Franklin County Farmers Market
(502) 695-9035
404 Wilkinson Blvd.; Kentucky Riverview Park Farmers Market Pavilion
Frankfort, KY
General Information
Covered : Yes
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-November Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday, 7:00a.m. - Sell Out
County
Franklin

Somerset Farmers Market
(606) 451-8947
Somerset Mall Parking Lot; South Parking Area off US 27
Somerset, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Tuesday, Saturday, 8 am - 4 pm
County
Pulaski

Wilson's Cedar Point Farm
(606) 305-8762
Nancy, KY
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Henderson Farmers' Market
(270) 876-4262
Corner of Second and Main
Henderson, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Tue 10 am - 5 pm, Fri 10 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 3 pm
County
Henderson

Meade County Farmers Market
(270) 496-4218
Glad Tidings Christian Church Parking Lot; Directly across from McDonalds a
Brandenburg, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-November Tuesday, 2:00p.m. - 5:30p.m. Saturday, 8:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.

Dawson Springs Main Street Farmers Market
(270) 797-4248
Veterans Park on Railroad Avenue
Dawson Springs, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Friday, 12:00noon - 5:00p.m.
County
Hopkins

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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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