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Come Meet Our New Vendors!

16:24 26 October in GreenMarket, Vendor by cra

By Paula Detwiller   The weather is cooler, the snowbirds are returning, and Season 16 of the Delray GreenMarket is off to a roaring start.  We’re in the same location as last season (SE 4th Avenue just south of Atlantic Avenue), with new operating hours—from 9 a.m. to...

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For the Love of Pasta!

14:04 13 October in GreenMarket, Vendor by cra

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...

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October: Vegetarian Awareness Month

08:53 06 October in GreenMarket by cra

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...

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Keeping Pets Healthy and Safe in a Hurricane

17:26 21 September in GreenMarket by cra

By Paula Detwiller   You’ve stocked up on bottled water, ice, and hurricane rations…put fresh batteries in all the flashlights…even bought gas for the emergency generator. But have you thought about the pets? How will your dog or cat fare in a hurricane, particularly if you have...

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Celebrating the Honey Harvest

14:59 14 September in GreenMarket by cra

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 by cra

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 by cra

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...