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Market, June 7, 2011 | 9 am - 1 pm
In response to some of the posts on our CCFM Facebook wall, new vendors Corey Guidry and George Schenck of Fleur de Funghi are indeed fun guys. Come meet them this Tuesday and pick up some of their rare variety oyster mushrooms - Cantonese, Italian, Wild Blue or Golden. According to Corey, the varieties have very different flavor profiles. For example, the Golden mushrooms have floral, cucumber and melon notes, while the Italian variety are richer and beefier.
Market, June 9, 2011 | 3 pm - 7 pm
The Thursday Mid-City CCFM is hoppin' these days! We suspect the sweet, juicy Southern stone-fruit the Durham family brings from Chilton County, AL has something to do with this. In addition to peaches, look for plums and both yellow and white meat nectarines. And we know Tony Accardo's rainbow of heirloom tomatoes is sure to draw a crowd wherever he sets up shop. Come see how much we've grown this Thursday!
Market, June 11, 2011 | 8 am - 12 noon
We had a blast racing squash cars at the market last Saturday. This weekend our summer-long series of kids events continues. Come paint pots to plant herbs or veggies for a summer container garden. Jim Mizell of Mizell Farms in Folsom, LA will provide us with plants that can take the brutal summer heat better than we can. Then take your newly potted plant home with you and watch it grow all summer long!
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Those taking part in the first annual Eat Local challenge will be especially grateful for this Corn Macque Choux recipe. Pair it with skewers of Clara Gerica's Louisiana Gold shrimp, a term Clara coined for shrimp with so much golden fat in their heads that their cooking water tastes almost buttery.