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

10:48 14 December in GreenMarket

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!...


Tips for a Safe, Healthy Halloween

10:54 26 October in GreenMarket
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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...


The “Pink Slime” Debate

10:43 27 April in GreenMarket

By Paula Detwiller For the last two decades or so, our hamburger meat has been “beefed up” with filler made from ground-up, ammonia-treated beef scraps, sinew and connective tissue.  Formally known as boneless lean beef trimmings (BLBT), the food industry says it’s wholesome, safe and delicious....


It’s Florida Tomato Time!

16:39 12 April in GreenMarket, Vendor

By Paula Detwiller Did you know that fresh, ripe, juicy tomatoes are harvested from every growing district in Florida at this time of year, and shipped across the U.S.? That’s why April is National Florida Tomato Month, in recognition of our state’s large, high-quality crop. More than...


The Simple Way to Avoid Hidden Sodium

09:32 23 March in GreenMarket
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By Paula Detwiller Do you know how much salt you consume daily? As the federal government pointed out recently, the foods we eat often contain a lot more sodium than we realize, even when they don’t taste particularly salty! For example: 1 packet Quaker instant oatmeal, maple...


It’s National Sweet Potato Month!

10:57 24 February in GreenMarket

By Paula Detwiller Seems natural, doesn’t it, that the same month we celebrate love and romance is also National Sweet Potato Month? This healthy root vegetable is easy to adore, offering a rich abundance of Vitamin A, a significant amount of Vitamin C, and enough fiber...