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Beaverton Farmers Market
Hall Blvd.; Between 3rd & 5th St.
Beaverton, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Mid May-October Saturday, 8:00a.m. - 1:30p.m.

Beaverton Wednesday Farmers Market
(503) 643-5345
Hall Boulevard between 3rd & 5th Streets
Beaverton, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Mid June-August Wednesday, 3:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.

Tigard Area Farmers Market
(503) 244-2479
Young's Funeral Home Parking Lot; 11831 SW Pacific Highway
Tigard, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
May-October Sunday, 9:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.
County
Washington

Hillsdale Farmers Market
(503) 475-6555
1407 SW Vermont Street; Wilson High-Reike Elementary Parking Lot
Portland, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
November- Twice Monthly
County
Multnomah

Hillsboro Tuesday Marketplace
(503) 844-6685
Courthouse Square; Main Street, 1st to 3rd Avenue
Hillsboro, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Mid June-August Tuesday, 5:00p.m. - 8:30p.m.

Beaverton Wednesday Farmers Market
(503) 643-5345
Hall Blvd. Between 3Rd &Amp; 5Th Streets
Beaverton, OR
Hours
June 16, 2010-August 25, 2010 Wednesday, 3:00 Pm - 6:00 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Nuts, Other Processed Foods, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 25 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: Yes
Snap: Yes
Sfmnp: Yes
Wic Cash?: No

Beaverton Farmers Market
(503) 244-3927
Hall Blvd.
Beaverton, OR
Hours
May 8, 2010-Oct. 30, 2010 Saturday, 8:00 Am - 1:30 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Butter, Cheese, Fish And Seafood, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Meat Or Poultry, Milk Or Cream, Nuts, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 130 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: Yes
Snap: Yes
Sfmnp: Yes
Wic Cash?: No

Cedar Mill Sunset Farmers Market
(503) 913-7733
NW Cornell, 1 Block West of Murry Sunset Mall
Portland, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
End of May-Mid October Saturday, 8:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.

OHSU Farmers Market
(503) 494-8792
Auditorium Courtyard, near MacKenzie Hall Fountain Food & Nurtion Services;
Portland, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
Mid-May-October (1st week) Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Hillsboro Farmers Market at Orenco Station
(503) 844-6685
NW Cornell Road and Orenco Station Parkway
Hillsboro, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Sunday, 10:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.

Nutrition, Tips for Including More Delicious Fruits and Vegetables in Your Diet

By Erin Rogers

Just about everyone knows that fruits and vegetables are a very important part of a healthy diet. Even though we know this to be true, many of us still find it hard to include the recommended 3-5 servings of vegetables and 2-4 servings of fruit per day in our diets. Once you learn a few easy tricks, soon you'll have no trouble eating a variety of fruits and vegetables every day.

First, you'll want to become generally familiar with serving sizes. They are not as big as you might think. Here are the some guidelines for one serving of fruits or vegetables:

∗ 1 cup of raw leafy vegetables (such as lettuce or spinach)

∗ 1/2 cup of other vegetables, cooked or chopped raw

∗ 1/2 cup cooked or canned legumes (beans and peas)

∗ 3/4 cup of vegetable juice

∗ 1 medium apple, banana, orange

∗ 1/2 cup of chopped, cooked, or canned fruit

∗ 3/4 cup of fruit juice

∗ 1/4 cup dried fruit

Here are some practical tips anyone can use:

∗ Be sure to include at least one fruit serving at breakfast, preferably two. Try a glass of orange juice and a whole piece of fruit, or a smoothie using both juice and whole fruit.

∗ Use snacktime to add a serving or two of fruits or vegetables to your daily diet, such as raw vegetables with some light dip or dressing, or a bowl of chopped fruit topped with some fat-free yogurt.

∗ Include at least two servings of vegetables with both lunch and dinner. A lunch example would be to add both lettuce and tomato to a sandwich, and some raw vegetables on the side. For dinner, try serving 2 sides of steamed vegetables. Or, eat a bowl of tomato or vegetable soup or gazpacho as an appetizer. Try a pizza with lots of veggie toppings.

∗ Before you prepare dinner, fix a bowl of fresh veggies to munch on and then place it on the table with dinner. You'd be surprised how easy it is to down a 1/2 cup of cherry tomatoes or sliced cucumbers when you're munching away.

∗ Fill half your dinner plate with vegetables, and go for seconds on veggies before you'll allow yourself seconds of the entree.

∗ If you don't have any fresh vegetables or fruit, keep frozen and canned on hand - they are surprisingly comparable in terms of nutrition.

∗ Drink an ice-cold glass of vegetable juice with a meal or for a snack.

∗ Make it a point to try a new fruit or vegetable as often as you can - it's a great way to discover wonderful new favorites!

∗ Include fruit in your dessert selections. You can serve it with angel food cake, yogurt, light whipping topping, chocolate syrup, light ice cream, or all by itself!

If you use all of the suggestions in this list, you'd get 5-6 servings of vegetables and 3-4 servings of fruit in a day. That doesn't seem so hard, does it? Happy eating!

Related Information: Holisticonline.com Healthy Recipes Infocenter for recipes on healthy foods from around the world.

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