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Montpelier Capital City Farmers Market
685-4360
60 State St. downtown
Montpelier, VT
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Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
December-April Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. (1st and 3rd Saturday of the month)
County
Washington

Center Farm
(802) 223-6930
East Montpelier, VT
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Ecovian

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Sugar Mountain Farm LLC
(802) 439-6462
West Topsham, VT
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Ecovian

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Perry Family Farm
(802) 485-5567
Northfield, VT
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Green Mountain Girls Farm
(802) 505-1768
Northfield, VT
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Ecovian

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Trillium June Flower Farm
(802) 454-1140
Plainfield, VT
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Ecovian

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Barre Granite City Farmers Market
223-1703
City Central Park
Montpelier, VT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
May 27-October 14 Wednesday, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
County
Washington

Sugar Mountain Farm
(802) 439-6462
West Topsham, VT
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Adamant Farmers Market
456-7054
Front of the Adamant Co-Op
Adamant, VT
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
First week of June-First week of September Friday, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
County
Washington

High Ledge Farm
(802) 456-8757
East Calais, VT
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Ecovian

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Eggs-cellent News for Dieters

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By Nicole Sprinkle

Before you start yet another diet du jour, consider this: Eating two eggs a day for breakfast helps you lose 65 percent more weight and gain more energy than a bagel of equal calories, says a recent study from the International Journal of Obesity. Eggs pack a lot of protein in just a few calories, and since protein makes you feel full faster and stay full longer than carbs or veggies, an egg breakfast makes good diet and health sense.

But what about cholesterol? “If you’re eating a low-fat diet overall and don’t have a history of high cholesterol, a couple of eggs a day aren’t likely to hurt you,” says Nikhil Dhurandhar, PhD, lead researcher of the study and associate professor at Pennington Biomedical Research Center at Louisiana State University. But don’t go yolkless. The yolk may be high in cholesterol, but it also contains about 40 percent of the egg’s protein content as well as antioxidants like lutein and zeaxanthin—key in preventing macular degeneration. “The bigger problem with eggs is the company they keep,” says Keith Ayoob, RD, associate clinical professor in pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. Think bacon, sausage, and home fries—not to mention the saturated fats (butter or grease) that most people cook their eggs in. Replace all that with low-fat yogurt, fruit, or whole-wheat toast, and cook your eggs in canola or olive oil. For a healthy breakfast, scramble two eggs, and toss in veggies, chicken, or turkey; add some Parmesan cheese (more flavor, less fat); or mix in black beans and a few tablespoons of salsa.
—Nicole Sprinkle

Author: Nicole Sprinkle

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