Tuesday Market

No Market
Happy Mardi Gras!

Uptown New Orleans
9am to 1pm

200 Broadway Street at the River

Tuesday Market details

Wednesday Market

March 1, 2017

The French Quarter
1pm to 5pm

1235 N. Peters Street in the French Market

Wednesday Market details

Thursday Market

March 2, 2017

Mid-City New Orleans
3pm to 7pm

3700 Orleans Avenue at the Bayou

Thursday Market details

Saturday Market

March 4, 2017

Downtown New Orleans
8am to 11am

750 Carondelet Street at Julia Street

Saturday Market details

Fresh and LocalFresh & Local

Where did the crab meat go?

Were you wondering where the crabmeat went at the market? Well, for the first time ever, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission closed crab season temporarily. Timed to coincide with the regular season lull, the closure runs for 30 days beginning the third Monday in February for the next three years. This will allow crab populations to rebound from over-harvesting! According to Pete Gerica of Pete and Clara’s Seafood, a long time CCFM vendor who is also on the advisory committee, this management step had to be taken in order to ensure the Marine Sustainability Certification (MSC) of the fishery, which is an important certification for sale of crab meat from Louisiana to major retailers.

Unfortunately, this means no crab will be available until March 21st. Hopefully, this will ensure bigger, better and tastier crabs in March and the ongoing success of this Louisiana seafood staple.

Pick of the weekPick of the Week

National Nutrition Month and Mardi Gras Market Closure

The month of March is National Nutrition Month! To commemorate, we will have an “Ask a Dietitian” table at the Saturday Market throughout March. The table will be staffed by knowledgeable registered dietitians who can answer your questions about healthy and nutritious food. Come prepared!

Don’t forget our Tuesday market is closed this week. We will pick back up with our regular market schedule on Wednesday, March 1. Happy Mardi Gras!

Green Plate SpecialAbita Fresh is the Green Plate Special

Available at the Tuesday Market

Happy Mardi Gras! No Green Plate Special this week.

Recipe of the WeekShaved Brussel Sprout Salad

CCFM Recipe of the Week

It’s brussels sprout season! Stop by any of our markets and pick up a few baskets from one of our wonderful produce vendors before they’re all gone. One of our favorite way to serve these little beauties is in this delicious, light Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad. Easy, light, and tasty for a post-Mardi Gras cleanse!

What’s your favorite dish to make at home from the goods you buy at our market? Share them with us on Instagram (@crescentcityfarmersmkt) and have your recipe featured in our weekly newsletter!

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