Written by Amanda Evrard on Nov 10 2011 - 2:50pm
Information from press release:Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities, a Metro Health program, will inaugurate its first two Tiendita Por Vida convenience stores this Saturday, Nov. 12.M&I Meat Market, 5106 W. Commerce, 9-11 a.m.Family Market, 1424 Guadalupe Street, 1-3 p.m. 
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 26 2010 - 12:46pm
You'll notice a number of stories on our site about how the streets of San Antonio can be friendlier, safer, more "walkable" and just plain healthier.Healthier streets mean healthier people.Make no mistake about it - we have a problem. Just look at this map of childhood obesity in San Antonio:What is it about this place where we live that causes so many children and adults to be so overweight and get the ensuing diseases, such as diabetes?
Written by tiffanyross83 on Oct 5 2010 - 5:47pm
This slideshow compares a farmers' market on the West Side of San Antonio with the Pearl Farmers' Market, located in the Tobin Hill neighborhood off of Broadway.___  The slideshow below includes audio, so make sure your volume is on.We also suggest viewing the slideshow in the fullscreen mode, which can be done by clicking on the fullscreen icon in the bottom right corner, after you click the play button in the bottom left corner. 
Written by Andrew Delgado on Aug 5 2010 - 5:29pm
 The Leon Springs Famers’ Market has operated year-round with local vendors and growers in its historic location since 2007.Ever Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to noon, vendors offer products ranging from blue eggs, goat cheese, grilled peaches to fresh fish and live chickens.Mario Obledo, Jr., manages the market that operates in the parking lot at the Leon Springs Baptist Church. He said he established it to provide an outdoor urban activity for the Leon Springs community, and to bring local food to area consumers.
Written by Heather DiMasi on May 16 2010 - 7:42pm
Presented by San Antonio Water System, the 13th annual Festival of Flowers will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 29 at Alzafar Shrine, 901 N. Loop 1604 West, between Stone Oak Parkway and Blanco Road.The day will include educational seminars and shopping for plants, landscape materials and gardening accessories. Other highlights, according to www.safestivalofflowers.com, include:
Written by Antonio Rodriguez on May 14 2010 - 2:00pm
Zoom in on our UPDATED map of San Antonio area farmers' markets to find out where you can get some fresh fruits and veggies today! You can help make our map of farmers' markets in San Antonio more colorful and interactive with your photos, videos and stories. Send us your pics and favorite market stories so we can add them to the map and let other folks know. Send us an email: news@nowcastsa.org.