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For the Love of Pasta!

14:04 13 October in GreenMarket, Vendor

By Paula Detwiller October is National Pasta Month—a perfect time to enjoy one of America’s favorite comfort foods. There’s nothing like a steaming bowl of pasta to soothe your soul after a long, hard day, right? Whether you’re partial to lasagna, linguine, or ravioli, the Delray GreenMarket...


October: Vegetarian Awareness Month

08:53 06 October in GreenMarket

By Paula Detwiller How many vegetarians do you know? A 2008 study estimated that about 3 percent of U.S. adults follow a vegetarian diet, while an additional 10 percent say they follow a “vegetarian-inclined” diet, which can mean any number of things. In honor of Vegetarian Awareness...


Celebrating the Honey Harvest

14:59 14 September in GreenMarket
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By Paula Detwiller   Next time you see a honeybee, don’t swat it. Thank it!  Honeybees were busy all summer pollinating our local fruits and vegetables, and in the process, producing a sweetly delicious  golden-brown liquid that’s very good for your health. We’re talking about honey, Honey.  Since much...


Mango Mania!

08:00 18 August in GreenMarket
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by Paula Detwiller It’s August in South Florida, and the mangoes are falling off the trees. Sweet and ripe, the mango is a tropical treasure, full of nutrition and history. Did you know the mango was first imported into the American colonies in the 17th century?...


So Long Food Pyramid!

16:27 10 June in GreenMarket
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by Paula Detwiller Nutritionists around the country stood up and cheered recently when the federal government officially retired the Food Pyramid, replacing it with a much more intuitive guide to healthy eating: the Plate diagram. The Food Pyramid had been around since 1992, but people had difficulty...


Well-Attended Pet Parade Leaves ‘Em Smiling

16:25 29 April in GreenMarket

By Paula Detwiller A Goldendoodle with bunny ears. A Shih Tzu in a tutu. And the most Rastafarian-looking dog you’ve ever seen! [caption id="attachment_56" align="aligncenter" width="456"] Pets and humans parading down Atlantic Avenue[/caption] Those were just three of the 85 entrants in the Delray GreenMarket’s 10th Annual Easter...