Organic Markets Hilo HI

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Keaau Village Farmers Market
(808) 966-4853
16-0550 Olld Volcano Road
Keaau, HI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Daily, 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
County
Hawaii

Ginger Ridge Farms
(808) 968-7622
Mountain View, HI
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Mamo Street Market
Mamo Parking Lot
Hilo, HI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Daily, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
County
Hawaii

The Market Place
(808) 933-1000
Across from the Hilo Farmers Market
Hilo, HI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
Wedensday & Saturday 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
County
Hawaii

Island Goode's
(808) 964-2291
Papaikou, HI
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Fern Forest Town Market
(808) 968-8631
Fern Forest, HI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
2nd Saturday of the month 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Hilo's Farmers Market
(808) 933-1000
Corner of Kamehameha Ave. & Mamo St.
Hilo, HI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
Wednesday & Saturday 6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
County
Hawaii

Panaewa Hawaiian Home Lands Farmers Market
(808) 959-0488
Corner of Puainako and Ohuohu; On the sidewalk of Hilo WalMart
Hilo, HI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Daily, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
County
Hawaii

Akebono Farmers Market
(808) 965-9205
Akebono Parking Lot
Pahoa, HI
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Sunday, 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
County
Hawaii

Kea'au Natural Foods
(808) 966-8877?
Keaau Shopping Ctr
Keaau, HI
 
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More Reasons to Go Organic! More Nutrition and More Taste!

More Reasons to Go Organic! More Nutrition and More Taste!

Posted by Staff (09/03/2010 @ 10:03 pm)

The debate rages on but a recent study in Science Daily analyzes conventional versus organic farming and the results went beyond environmental concerns.

In the tug of war over whether organic farming is really better than conventional chemical-laden farming, a new study in the online peer-reviewed journal PLoS One comes out solidly in support of the benefits of organic. Self-described as the most comprehensive study of its kind, researchers from Washington State University found that commercial organic farms produce was more flavorful and nutritious strawberries, while leaving the soil healthier and genetically diverse.

In coming to that conclusion, the scientists analyzed 31 chemical and biological soil properties, soil DNA, as well as the taste, nutrition and quality of three strawberry varieties on 13 organic farms and 13 chemical farms in California, where 90% of the US strawberry crop is grown.

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