Florida Tag


Got Rain? Recycle it!

09:06 16 July in GreenMarket

By Paula Detwiller Now that the rainy season’s here, have you thought about capturing some of that rainwater and using it around the yard? It’s a great way to conserve tap water while hydrating your plants with heaven-sent moisture. It also reduces storm water runoff, keeping fertilizers, street...


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...


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...


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?...


Earth Day at the GreenMarket

11:15 08 April in GreenMarket

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...


A Little Slice of Heaven

10:31 18 March in GreenMarket, Vendor

by Paula Detwiller Have you tried the fresh-baked treats from our new vendor, JC’s Daily Bread? Their motto is “A Taste of Heaven Without the Wait”—and judging by the customer reviews of their butter croissants, jalapeño & cheddar bread and butterscotch pecan bread on their website,...