Organic Eggs Central Falls RI

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Pawtucket Summertime Farmers' Market
(401) 863-3343
Broadway & Exchange Street; Just south of I-95, exit 29
Pawtucket, RI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 12-October 25 Sunday, 12:00 Noon - 3:00 p.m.

Downtown Providence Farmers' Market
(401) 863-3449
Kennedy Plaza and Burnside Park; Kennedy Plaza & Exchange Terrace
Providence, RI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 12-October 30 Friday, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Wickendon Street Farmers Market
(401) 635-4274
Brook Street and Alves Way
Providence, RI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 16-October 27 Tuesday, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Providence/RIC Farmers’ Market
RIC; College Rd. and Mount Pleasant Ave
Providence, RI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 8-October 14 Wednesday 3:30p.m. –6:00 p.m

Brown University Farmers Market
(401) 863-3343
Wriston Quad; Thayer St. and George St.
Providence, RI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
September 9-November 11 Wednesday, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Blackstone River State Park Farmers Market
(401) 222-2781
Visitor Center - Route 295 North
Lincoln, RI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 14-October 27 Tuesday, 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Whole Foods—Waterman Farmers’ Market
261 Waterman St.
Providence, RI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 3-October 28 Wednesday 3:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

Big Train Farm
(401) 243-4212
Providence, RI
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Armory Park Farmers Market
(401) 831-3771
Cranston Armory - Parade and Hudson Street
Providence, RI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 4-October 29 Thursday, 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Captial Hill Farmers Market
(401) 222-2781
RI Dept of Administration lawn; Capital Hill and Smith Streets
Providence, RI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 23-September 24 Thurdsay, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

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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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