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05, 2012

Suzy Trutie

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Dennys Gonzalez

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Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez participates in Downtown Harvest Market ribbon cutting ceremony


 From left to right: Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez and Steven E. Marcus, President and CEO, Health Foundation of South Florida.  From left to right: Dr. Lillian Rivera, Administrator, Miami-Dade County Health Department; Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez; and Mario Yanez, Founder and Director, Earth Leaning.

Photos by Armando Rodriguez

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez participated in the Downtown Harvest Market ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, March 2nd.  The harvest market takes place every Friday, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., in the Stephen P. Clark Center's Courtyard, located at 111 NW 1 Street, in Miami. 

Residents and visitors have the opportunity to purchase seasonal produce directly from Miami-Dade growers, handmade artisanal foods and crafts, green products, healing arts and plants, and more.  The Market accepts cash, credit cards, debit cards and EBT. Dollar for dollar matching is available on all EBT purchases up to $10.    

The Downtown Harvest Market, which launched on January 27, 2012, is made possible with funding from the Department of Health and Human Services, the Miami-Dade County Health Department and the Consortium for a Healthier Miami-Dade; and operated by Earth Learning, www.earth-learning.org, the producers of the South Miami Farmers Market.