Events: WPB GreenMarket returns to Waterfront on Sat, Oct. 11, 2014

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WPB Green Market Opening Day

WEST PALM BEACH GREENMARKET KICKS OFF SEASON SATURDAY, OCT. 11 WITH NEW SHADED WATERFRONT OASIS AND MIMOSA BAR

More than 70 local vendors will sell fresh local products each Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the WPB Waterfront

The popular West Palm Beach GreenMarket returns to the Waterfront for its 20th season on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with more than 70 vendors. New this year is an upscale Waterfront Oasis space at North Clematis Street and Flagler Drive. Patrons can “refresh on the waterfront” at this shaded area that will feature a live island band, a bar serving unlimited mimosas for just $10, comfy furniture, fresh flowers and plants, and misters to stay cool. Opening day will feature passed hors d’oeuvres provided by vendors. The Waterfront Oasis will be open during each GreenMarket this season.

“In addition to being the best place to pick up the best fresh flowers, produce, baked goods and other assorted items, the GreenMarket is a place to see and be seen; creating a space for patrons to mingle with hors d’oeuvres and mimosas on the beautiful Waterfront is the perfect way to enjoy a Saturday morning,” said Mary Pinak, community events manager.

WPB Green Market

The West Palm Beach GreenMarket is held every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the waterfront and includes vendors selling the freshest produce, baked goods, plants, home goods and more. Free kids activities from Ultima Fitness will be on-site to entertain the littlest GreenMarket-goers.

The mission of the West Palm Beach GreenMarket is to provide the local community with seasonal access to locally grown fresh fruits, fresh vegetables, plants and agricultural products.

The market supports the southeast Florida agricultural community, particularly Palm Beach County, by providing an outlet for locally grown crops, specialty and value added products because it stimulates agricultural development.

The GreenMarket is dog-friendly and always FREE. Parking is free in the Banyan Parking and Evernia Garages during market hours. Those interested can also take advantage of the City’s free docking at its three public docks.

The WPB GreenMarket is produced by the City of West Palm Beach Department of Parks and Recreation Community Events Division. It is sponsored by The West Palm Beach GreenMarket is sponsored by Schumacher Automotive Group, Good Samaritan Medical Center, St. Mary’s Medical Center, Palm Beach Children’s Hospital, Keurig, Ultima Fitness Downtown, The Palm Beach Post, Palm Beach Daily News, Coca-Cola, Power Chiropractic, Vital Health Chiropractic 103.1 WIRK, 97.9 WRMF, X 102.3 and SUNNY 107.9.

For more information about the GreenMarket and other Waterfront events, visit wpb.org/events. Events are produced by the City of West Palm Beach.

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Cristyle is a South Florida native, born in Miami and raised in Palm Beach. Her love of food came through her travels and seeing how cuisines differ and relate so much. She attended the University of Florida, had a short stint in Charlotte, NC and is now back home - ready to eat her way through Palm Beach County and share her findings with locals and visitors alike. From brunch to happy hour to foodie events, she's got you covered!

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