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July 16, 2012

Get Saucy with CCFM

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Fresh Item of the Week

fresh item of the week

According to the Concord Grape Association, Concord grapes are one of very few native North American fruits. You can't get more local than that! You can now buy Mississippi-grown Concord grapes from Cherry Creek Orchard at our Tuesday and Saturday markets.

Tuesday Market, July 17, 2012 | 9 am - 1 pm

Uptown New Orleans | 200 Broadway Street at the River

A school-based mentoring organization called Each One Save One will be tabling at our Tuesday market. The organization, which currently works with more than 70 children in 12 schools, is seeking to recruit mentors. Check out their table while you're shopping on Tuesday!

green plate special

Canal Street Bistro sold out last week despite the rain. Come back this Tuesday for another delectable lunch! This week's menu features beef and pork tacos, Mexican rice and black beans, spring mix salad with sautéed shrimp, and horchata.

Thursday Market, July 19, 2012 | 3 pm - 7 pm

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

Creole cream cheese began to disappear along with small, local dairy producers when state dairy regulations were established in Louisiana. Although the product can still be difficult to find in grocery and corner stores, you can easily pick up some from Folsom, LA dairyman Henry Mauthe at our Thursday market.

Saturday Market, July 21, 2012 | 8 am - 12 noon

Downtown New Orleans | 700 Magazine Street at Girod

Get saucy at our Saturday tomato sauce canning demonstration– the latest installment in our summer canning series! Never again let bruised tomatoes go to waste; instead, learn how to turn those “seconds” into delicious homemade tomato sauce. Demonstrations will be held at 9am, 9:45am, 10:30am and 11:15am.

Recipe of the Week

Zucchini Bread makes a fantastic breakfast, snack or dessert. Make your zucchini (now in season!) bread distinctly New Orleanian by incorporating Creole cream cheese with this recipe from our CCFM cookbook.

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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.