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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...

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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?...

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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...

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Well-Attended Pet Parade Leaves ‘Em Smiling

16:25 29 April in GreenMarket
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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...

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Earth Day at the GreenMarket

11:15 08 April in GreenMarket
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by Paula Detwiller It’s been a rough couple of years for Mother Earth, what with the BP oil spill, the rapid melting of the polar ice caps, and the nuclear contamination crisis in Japan. These kinds of threats to our planet’s ecosystems underline the importance of...