Farmed, Fresh & Friendly – WPB GreenMarket Returns on Saturday Oct 18th

The West Palm Beach GreenMarket Returns on Saturday, October 18

 (September 29, 2008) – The West Palm Beach GreenMarket will mark the opening of its fourteenth season on Saturday, October 18 with lots of locally farmed, fresh products in a friendly environment.  Guests are invited to come and enjoy pleasant outdoor shopping of fresh fruits, produce, plants, flowers, specialty foods and much more.  With a great variety of specialty products and foods, market goers can get pick up everything they need for a superb dinner party including just harvested heirloom tomatoes, organic leafy greens, fresh guacamole or hummus, artisan breads, assorted pastas, homemade desserts, and even fresh-cut flowers for the table.  Patrons can also shop for the week and stock their pantries with plenty of locally grown, just harvested fruits and vegetables.  In addition to shopping at their favorite local vendors, guests can also eat breakfast or lunch at the GreenMarket Café, enjoy live music and say hello to their neighbors.  The West Palm Beach GreenMarket is the local neighborhood shopping place.

CALENDAR LISTING:
WEST PALM BEACH GREENMARKET
Saturdays (October 18, 2008 – April 18, 2009)
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
2nd Street and Narcissus Avenue, just outside of City Hall, one block north of Clematis Street
Downtown West Palm Beach
Free parking in the Banyan Street Garage during market hours
For more information, call 561-822-1515 or visit www.wpb.org/greenmarket
Sponsors:  The Palm Beach Post, The Palm Beach Daily News, WIRK 107.9 fm, & Sunny 104.3 fm

The West Palm Beach GreenMarket is the area’s original and most popular greenmarket.  This traditional European-style farmers market has become a Saturday morning staple that welcomes city residents and visitors alike.  Each Saturday vendors bring an abundant selection of locally grown and just harvested produce, plants and specialty items to downtown West Palm Beach including a variety of farm fresh fruits and vegetables, tropical and native plants, fresh-cut flowers, artisan foods, and much more.  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 during market hours.  The West Palm Beach GreenMarket is produced by the City of West Palm Beach, Mayor’s Office – Division of Community Events and is located on along 2nd Street and Narcissus Avenue just outside of City Hall in Downtown West Palm Beach.  For more information about the West Palm Beach GreenMarket or other City-produced events, please call 561-822-1515 or visit www.wpb.org.