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Health Resources

Use these listings to find local resources that can provide information on nutrition, diet and related concerns
 

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2015 Farmers' Markets  

A downtown Farmers' Market will run every Tuesday, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., at the corner of Columbia and Canal Street (across from Santo Christo Church from July 1st through September 1st. 

Free parking is available in the city lot across the street.

Half a dozen farm stands, local vendors and live music are featured along with craft booths and informational tables.

The UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program offers free cooking demonstrations once a month.

Downtown Farmers' Market

 

Located in the Prospect Street parking lot at the back of Charlton Memorial Hospital, 373 Highland Avenue, this market features produce from Sampson Farm as well as other vendors.

Open every 4th Wednesday from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. June 17 to October 21 on a rotating basis with three other Hospital locations, the market will be open at Charlton only on June 18, July 16, August 13, September 10, and October 8th. Produce from Sampson Farms of Westport will be featured. Other markets will run at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford, Tobey Hospital in Wareham and the Southcoast Business Center in Fairhaven.

Shoppers can use cash, debit, credit and EBT cards for purchases.

Charlton Hospital Farmers' Market

The Farmers' Market at Ruggles Park provides Fall River residents access to fresh produce grown on local farms and offered at reasonable prices.

Some vendors take SNAP benefits or Fall River Farmers' Market tokens.

The market is open every Wednesday from 9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m.

Parking is available along Pine Street.

Ruggles Park Farmers' Market  

A weekly market operates on the grounds of Saint Anne's Hospital near the main entrance on South Main Street.

The market features produce and goods from Silverbrook Farms in Dartmouth.

Some patients are prescribed produce by their physicians and receive discounts.

The market is open every Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Parking is available along South Main Street.

Saint Anne's Farmers' Market  

The Farmers' Market at Kennedy Park offers a wide variety of fresh produce that can help local residents maintain a healthy and nutritious diet. Most of the produce is locally grown and prices are competitive with local supermarkets. Some vendors take SNAP benefits or Fall River Farmers' Market tokens.

The Kennedy Park Market is open every Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., from May 11th to November 30th.

Parking is available along Bradford Avenue.

Kennedy Park Farmers' Market  
 
 

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