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GreenMarket grows at the Alliance

By Staff | Jun 10, 2009

Joining the trend to “Go Green,” the Lee County Alliance of the Arts offers its second weekly GreenMarket on Saturday morning from 8 a.m.-noon.
Products for sale are certified organic and fresh from the sea, farm, oven, kitchen, even the bee hive.
From Matlacha, in their sea foam green fish mobile, Andy’s Island Seafood brings a fresh catch and their crowd favorite crab cakes. Shoppers also will find the highest quality cheeses and accompaniments from 55 degrees, healthy granola from Cowgirl Kitchen, all natural wraps, salads, beans and rice in bulk from Chef Brooke’s Natural Café, freshly baked breads from French Bread Oven, and homemade lemonade, ice tea, refreshments and pottery from Happy Acres.
New vendors to GreenMarket this Saturday include: Balloons and Flowers To Go, Lee’s Bees – honey and honey products, Rabbit Run Farm – organic, hydroponic produce, Shawn Holiday -baskets made from royal palm fronds, native plants and lanterns made from recycled materials, Wow Green – natural cleaning products, Soup River – organic soups and Magic Mixes – artisan lemonade, ice tea an syrups to enjoy there (with discount for the ones who bring their own cup) and/or take home.
Coming soon to GreenMarket: Maude’s Garden, Paradise Gardens – jellies, chutneys, Audubon – will come every other week (next time June 27), and The Perfect Cup – coffee beans roasted on site, fresh brewed coffee (from July 4th on).
Above and beyond what is for sale, GreenMarket offers live music by local musicians and outdoor children’s activities.
Be Green at the Lee County Alliance of the Arts. Purchase mangos fresh from the Alliance tree and browse the diverse selection of vendors with freshly grown, caught and cultivated products.
GreenMarket is every Saturday morning on the corner of Colonial and McGregor, in between the Alliance main building and Edwards Building. For more information call (239) 939-2787.

Source: Lee County Alliance for the Arts