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Ready-Made Holiday Desserts—and a Photo with Santa!

10:48 14 December in GreenMarket by cra

By Paula Detwiller The holiday are here, and the days are flying by faster than Santa’s reindeer. Between the decorating, gift-shopping, family visits, and general merry-making, you may run out of time for holiday baking. [caption id="attachment_327" align="alignright" width="216"] French pastry from Le Petit Pain Bakery[/caption] No problem!...

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Thanksgiving Spotlight: Napkin Folding 101

14:52 20 November in GreenMarket by cra

By Paula Detwiller Nothing says “perfect hostess” better than professionally folded napkins around the dinner table. Besides, they’re fun to do! This Thanksgiving, why not channel your inner Martha Stewart and fold cloth napkins into interesting shapes? We found a great website to teach you how: www.napkinfoldingguide.com. It...

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Tips for a Safe, Healthy Halloween

10:54 26 October in GreenMarket by cra

by Paula Detwiller Halloween can be nerve-wracking enough for parents without having to deal with accidents, tummy aches, or—heaven forbid—lost children. Here are some tips, tricks, and gentle reminders to make sure you and your kids have a carefree, healthy Halloween. Safe dress. Make sure costumes can’t...

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A Greener Home for the Delray GreenMarket!

17:10 26 September in GreenMarket by cra

by Paula Detwiller Anticipation is building for the Delray GreenMarket’s 17th season, which begins on Saturday, October 13. A big reason for all the buzz?  The market’s new location! For the first time in four seasons, the GreenMarket will again occupy green space: Old School Square Park...

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The Vertical Garden Trend

15:10 20 September in GreenMarket by cra

By Paula Detwiller [caption id="attachment_283" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Image courtesy GSky Plant Systems, Inc.[/caption] For years, people have been training ivy to climb trellises or drape over walls. But today’s gardeners are taking that concept to a whole new level. They’re covering walls, doors, fences, and other structures with...

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Goodbye, Salt—Hello, Fresh Herbs

11:40 10 September in GreenMarket by cra

By Paula Detwiller There’s a holiday for almost everything—“More Herbs, Less Salt Day” was last month, on August 29. But there’s still time for you to celebrate, even if you missed it.  Early September is the perfect time to be reminded of why we should consume...

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Don’t Throw It Away…Repurpose It!

12:48 06 September in GreenMarket by cra

By Paula Detwiller  As kids, we knew instinctively how to reuse things. We filled shoeboxes with small toys, made a Superman cape from Dad’s old T-shirt, and created musical instruments out of used toilet paper rolls. As adults, we’ve learned to reuse plastic grocery bags, twist-ties, and yes—shoeboxes...

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Reusable Bags: Not Just for Groceries Anymore

17:06 10 August in GreenMarket by cra

By Paula Detwiller If you’re reading this blog, chances are you've already acquired a few reusable grocery bags, and you use them—when you remember to—at the supermarket, the health food store, or the GreenMarket. Well, it’s time to “think outside the box” with your reusable bags. Consider these additional...