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May 13, 2013

Cool Kids Cook!

Fresh & Local

Gladys and Gaye of Taylor's Happy Oaks Farm are back at Saturday market and AJ is back at Thursday market! Visit them this week to stock up on that crisp green kale (great for salads), red potatoes, sweet cherry tomatoes, leeks and other delicious and nutritious market produce.

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pick of the week

Pick of the Week: Kid Chef Eliana!

This Saturday, May 18, we are so excited to welcome Kid Chef Eliana to the market! This 12 year-old chef, entrepreneur and cookbook author has been called "a pint-sized culinary phenomenon" by the Times-Picayune and is a rising star in the food world. Lucky for us, she hails from Harvey, and is bringing her skills and enthusiasm to market for a cooking demo and book-signing! Join us and Chef Eliana from 10-noon at our Saturday market and see why she taking the world by storm. With a motto of "Cool kids cook and get creative in the kitchen!", we think she is a perfect fit at CCFM!

Tuesday’s Green Plate Special

Taceaux Loceaux returns to treats us to another week of inspired food truck fare. In addition to their rotating menu of creative taceaux, you can look forward to Cartagena-style shrimp ceviche.

Green Plate Special

recipe of the week

Recipe of the Week

Right now you can find beautiful, fresh soft shell crabs at market from Jeannie Fonseca of Des Allemandes Outlaw Katfish. This recipe for Soft Shell Crab Pasta is sure to delight any discerning dinner party guest. Serve with a salad of local market greens and a light, crisp white wine to round out the experience!

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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.

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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.