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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...

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Well-Attended Pet Parade Leaves ‘Em Smiling

16:25 29 April in GreenMarket by cra

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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Coming Soon: Easter Bonnet Pet Parade!

12:07 15 April in GreenMarket by cra

by Paula Detwiller Oh, I could write a sonnet About your beagle’s bonnet With all the ribbons on it At the Easter Parade… When Irving Berlin wrote the lyrics to Easter Parade, he probably never imagined a beagle in a bonnet. But you might see one on Saturday, April 23...

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Earth Day at the GreenMarket

11:15 08 April in GreenMarket by cra

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...

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15 Things Overheard at the GreenMarket

16:03 25 March in GreenMarket by cra

by Paula Detwiller One of the best things about the Delray GreenMarket—besides the farm-fresh food and our amazing vendors, of course—is the people-watching. As you saunter through the market, you notice folks from all over the world and all walks of life. And you’re bound to...