Delray GreenMarket Ready for 16th Season; Market Reopens on Saturday, Oct. 15th

Delray Beach, FL, October 14, 2011 --( The Delray GreenMarket reopens for its sixteenth season on Saturday, October 15th, along the street on SE 4th Avenue, a half block south of E. Atlantic Avenue. The market will take place every Saturday morning through May 12, 2012, from 9am-2pm.

Shoppers can find farm-to-table produce and herbs, handmade pastas, fresh-baked artesian breads and pastries, seafood, organic vegetable juices, farm-fresh eggs, raw milk, and other gourmet fare. Other non-food items, such as plants, flowers, and orchids are also available.

A longtime favorite community event, the Delray GreenMarket is the second-oldest farmer’s market in Palm Beach County. Each year, its signature special events, including the Easter Bonnet Pet Parade and the Annual Chili Cook-Off, draw hundreds of participants and spectators to the downtown. With free live entertainment every weekend and more than 40 vendors to shop with, the market is the perfect Saturday morning destination for the entire family.

The Delray GreenMarket is a project of the Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency, which works to foster redevelopment and improve the quality of life in Delray Beach through a variety of economic development initiatives. The Delray GreenMarket offers a variety of “green” products and healthy food choices while promoting the “buy local” philosophy, which benefits both the local environment and economy.

For more information, visit or call GreenMarket Manager Lori Nolan at (561) 276-7511. To learn more about the CRA, visit or contact the CRA office at (561) 276-8640.

Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency
Elizabeth Burrows