West Boca Green Market: Fresh + Local At It’s Best

Have you heard? There’s a new green market in West Boca! It’s open year round at the grounds of Olympia High School (just North of Glades on Lyons Road) every Sunday 8:30am – 2pm, rain or shine. I love green markets and this one is close by so I’ll be there a lot! If you are looking for farm fresh produce, a wide selection of foods, everything from breads, desserts, gluten free, paleo, vegan, coffee, tea, made to order juices, grilled foods. Eat there at the benches and tables for breakfast + lunch or take your food to go. They also sell a variety of crafts and jewelry.

Here is what I picked up on Sunday!

Farm Fresh Produce: non-GMO Corn Smile (YAY!), Georgia peaches, lemons/limes, organic blueberries.

Three Anns dried/unsweetened pineapple, raw goat’s milk feta, Dani’s Fun Food organic falafel (made fresh daily). Dani’s falafel are gluten free and taste great, he makes them fresh the day before. I also sampled the artichoke dip and wish I bought it, so that’s on my list for next time! Dani also makes a variety of hummus, all very fresh.

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Raw Goat’s Milk Feta with Organic Blueberries

If you are into traditional ways of eating which includes raw dairy, you can find it at the West Boca Green Market. They also sell farm fresh eggs.

Raw dairy is popular to those who believe it’s best to consume dairy with all of it’s healthy bacteria and enzymes. Some people tolerate raw dairy very well and even thrive on it, while they cannot tolerate standard pasteurized dairy because all of the healthy bacteria and enzymes are killed during the pasteurization process. For more information, check out the Weston A. Price Foundation website and I also recommend reading Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon for more about traditional foods. She’s one of several expert teachers from my Health Coaching school, The Institute for Integrative Nutrition.

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Three Anns dried fruit made without any added sugar. There were several varieties to choose from including apple, peach, pear, pineapple, banana, sweet potato. I chose pineapple and really enjoyed it! Chewy and sweet, but not overly sweet like most dried fruits. I’ll be back for more and will definitely check out the other varieties too!

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Homemade dinner with non-GMO corn + organic blueberries from the green market along with spinach and wahoo filet I bought from Publix Greenwise.

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Add puppies for adoption!! Kittens too Smile This close to taking one of those puppies home, hehe.

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Come to the West Boca Green Market every Sunday!

8:30AM – 2PM; Rain or Shine

Find them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WestBocaGreenmarket

Located at Olympia High School, Boca Raton

North of Glades on Lyons Road

561.929.0237

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