April 16, 2008 – West Palm Beach, FL — The West Palm Beach GreenMarket is marking the end of another successful season on Saturday, April 19 from 8:00am to 1:00pm in downtown West Palm Beach. Market patrons can come and enjoy the last Chef Throwdown at 10:00 am and live music with Nicholas Marks while making their final shopping trip of the season.
The West Palm Beach GreenMarket has grown tremendously over the past thirteen years with new and unique vendors each season and loyal market-goers returning week after week to this great family-friendly event. The West Palm Beach GreenMarket is known for offering fresh products to the community in an inviting outdoor environment, making it this area’s most popular market and a Saturday morning ritual for many residents. The market features a wide variety of vendors each week whose offerings include local produce, freshly baked breads, pastries, artisan cookies, seafood, cheeses, fresh herbs, orchids, tropical plants, fresh cut flowers and more, as well as the GreenMarket Café and free parking for market patrons.
“This season of the GreenMarket proved to be one of our most successful thanks to the dedicated vendors that come out each week with fresh new products and to our wonderful residents that really make the market a place to meet up with and socialize with their neighbors,” said Mary Pinak, Community Events Manager for the City of West Palm Beach.
The West Palm Beach GreenMarket will reopen October 18, 2008 for its fourteenth season.
The West Palm Beach GreenMarket is the area’s original and most popular green market. Each Saturday vendors offer a variety of farm fresh fruits and vegetables, tropical and native plants, fresh-cut flowers, artisan foods, and much more from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm in Downtown West Palm Beach. Guests can also sit and enjoy their made-to-order breakfast or lunch at the GreenMarket Café. The West Palm Beach GreenMarket is dog-friendly and offers free parking in the Banyan Street Garage until 2:00 pm. The West Palm Beach GreenMarket is produced by the City of West Palm Beach, Mayor’s Office – Division of Community Events and is sponsored by The Palm Beach Post, The Palm Beach Daily News, WIRK 107.9 fm and Sunny 104.3 fm. For more information about the West Palm Beach GreenMarket, please call 561-822-1515 or visit www.wpb.org/greenmarket.