Category: Green

The Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Foundation put aside more than 124,000 acres of farmland in its latest round of selections. “I am proud to announce the largest round of Delaware farmland permanently preserved through the Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Program in the last several years. This is a result of federal funding from the Natural…

DOVER, Del. (AP) — State lawmakers are giving initial scrutiny to a bill legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in Delaware. The legislation being considered in a House committee Wednesday regulates and taxes marijuana in the same manner as alcohol. The bill doesn’t allow people to grow their own marijuana but allows adults over age…

Produce Marketing Association takes on global trade from Newark

NEWARK — One thief, two grad students and a mushroom company executive with a truck caused the Produce Marketing Association to move from bustling New York City to suburban Newark nearly 60 years ago.It all started with the thief: “The executive director ran off with the exhibit money,” said Kathy Means, the association’s vice president…

As the General Assembly considers a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana use, Gov. John Carney is holding a roundtable discussion at the Delaware Technical Community College today at 4:00 p.m on the topic. The group includes the bill’s chief sponsors, marijuana advocates, and community members: Senator Margaret Rose Henry Representative Helene Keeley Zoe Patchell,…

The newest issue of Family Circle magazine showcases Kelly Jones as a cleaning expert in a feature headlined “Meet The Grime Fighters.” “I don’t want to say it was by accident, but it kind of was,” said Jones, a mom of three and founder of The Cleaning Girl Inc. in Wilmington. “Expert” is no misnomer.…

Purveyor of fresh produce, gourmet goods now on Market Street

Evan Kirtses, dubbed by Cosmopolitan Magazine the hottest bachelor in Delaware in 2011, lives at upscale Residences at Justison Landing on the Wilmington Riverfront. Until last month, he drove to 20 minutes to Whole Foods in Glen Mills, Pa., whenever he needed fresh vegetables. So did some of his neighbors. Now, Kirtses walks a few…