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London/Laurel County Farmers Market
(606) 864-4167
Corner of Main and Dixie Streets
London, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Tuesday & Thursday, 7:00a.m. - Sell Out Saturday, 7:00a.m. - 12:00noon

Rockcastle County Farmers Market II
(606) 256-9040
Old School Building
Livingston, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Thursday, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
County
Rockcastle

Carter's Place Farm
(606) 215-4118
Barbourville, KY
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Foxhollow Farm
Crestwood, KY
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Paris/Bourbon County Farmers Market
(859) 987-6614
720 High Street; Corner of 8th and High Street
Paris, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
October- Monday-Friday, 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. Saturday, 9:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.
County
Bourbon

Jackson County Farmers Market II
(606) 364-5482
Parking Lot by the Reformed Church
Annville, KY
General Information
Covered : Yes
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Monday, 3:00p.m. - Sell Out
County
Jackson

Clay County Community Farmers Market
(606) 598-2789
Corner of Old 421 and US 421; Former Site of Papa Joe's Restaurant
Manchester, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Wednesday, 3:00p.m. - 7:00p.m. Saturday, 8:00a.m. - Sell Out

Floyd County Farmers Market
(606) 886-3082
Parking Lot of Citizens National Bank; in Front of Prestonburg Post Office
Prestonburg, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-October Friday, 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.
County
Floyd

Dove's Landing Farm
(859) 879-8580
Versailles, KY
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Monroe County Farmers Market
(270) 489-5504
Old Chevrolet Garage Parking Lot; Located on Main Street, Across from McDon
Tompkinsville, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-End of October Tuesday, 4:00pm - Sell Out Saturday 8 am - sell out
County
Monroe

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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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