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October 17, 2011

Celebrate Food Day 2011

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Fresh Item of the Week

fresh item of the week

Did you know that Monday, October 24 is Food Day? Food Day seeks to bring together Americans from all walks of life - parents, teachers and students; health professionals, community organizers and local officials; chefs, school lunch providers and eaters of all stripes - to push for healthy, affordable food produced in a sustainable, humane way. Why not plan a dinner with friends using food from the market? To find other Food Day events in New Orleans, check out this interactive event map.

Tuesday Market, October 18, 2011 | 9 am - 1 pm

Uptown New Orleans | 200 Broadway Street at the River

We're happy to welcome Kenny and Jamie Mauthe of Progress Milk Barn back to the Tuesday CCFM. In addition to milk, they should also have butter, Creole cream cheese and Jamie's amazing Creole Cream Cheese Cheesecake this Tuesday. Plus, look for glass bottled milk soon! Stop by to welcome them back, congratulate them and try their delicious dairy products.

green plate special

We've been enjoying having the chefs from the Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group with us at the market this month. This week has Red Fish Grill under the big tent with roasted pumpkin bisque with spiced apple butter, pulled beef brisket on brioche with horseradish cheddar, onions and smokey mayo, and pecan Creole cream cheese brownies.

Thursday Market, October 20, 2011 | 3 pm - 7 pm

Mid-City New Orleans | 3700 Orleans Avenue at the Bayou

Fall means grilling season! Why not grab some fresh fish or shrimp to throw on the grill? Clara Gerica has just the seafood for a great outdoor dinner. Add wheels of eggplant or squash to the grill next to shrimp skewers. Doesn't get much better than that, does it? Wait, it does! A baguette from Forte Grove is the perfect accompaniment!

Saturday Market, October 22, 2011 | 8 am - 12 noon

Downtown New Orleans | 700 Magazine Street at Girod

This weather just demands outdoor time. Come spend a Saturday morning with us at the CCFM. Coffee, pastries from Lisa Barbato and Windfield Farms, fresh squeezed juice from Amanda Carjaval and maybe even a praline from Wayne Brown say "Wake up and enjoy the weekend!" With plenty of seating for people watching, make us part of your Saturday morning routine. The market is for more than just shopping - it's for building community and enjoying our fair and funky city. See you Saturday!

Recipe of the Week

Sweet Potatoes are for more than supper! Bring them to the breakfast table this week, with these Sweet Potato Muffins for a sweet and savory start to your day.

the crescent city farmers market is a project of marketumbrella.org

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Market Umbrella

 

Market Umbrella is an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3), based in New Orleans, whose mission is to cultivate the field of public markets for public good. Market Umbrella has operated the Crescent City Farmers Markets (CCFM) since 1995.

Crescent City Farmers Market

 

The Crescent City Farmers Market operates weekly year-round in four New Orleans neighborhoods. The CCFM hosts nearly 80 local small farmers, fishers and food producers, and more than 100,000 shoppers annually.

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