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July, 29, 2013

The Dirt on Dirt

<!-- FRESH & LOCAL --><table width="560" border="0" align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="padding-top: 20px;"><tbody><tr><td width="380" valign="top"><h3 style="color: #363; font-size: 16px; margin: 0; padding: 0; text-align:left;text-transform: uppercase;">Fresh & Local</h3><p style="margin:0;">Come out Saturday morning for our first Saturday of the month Marketeer kids event. Get the “Dirt on Dirt” and learn how farmers use compost to grow the fruits and veggies we love. We’ll play games that help kids learn how to start their own compost piles at home. Join us Saturday and be ready to get those hands dirty!</p></td><td width="180" valign="bottom"><p style="padding: 0; margin:0; text-align: right;"><a href="http://www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org/"><img src="http://www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org/_email/core/ccfm-fresh-local.png" alt="ccfm | fresh & local" style="display:block;" width="180" height="80" /></a></p></td></tr></tbody></table><!-- FRESH & LOCAL IMAGE --><table width="560" border="0" align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="padding-top: 30px;"><tbody><tr><td width="560"><p style="padding: 0; margin:0; text-align: left;"><a href="http://www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org/"><img src="http://www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org/_email/fresh/fresh-local-07-29-2013.jpg" alt="fresh & local image" style="display:block;" width="560" height="220" /></a></p></td></tr></tbody></table><!-- PICK OF THE WEEK --><table width="560" border="0" align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="padding-top: 30px;"><tbody><tr><td width="140" valign="top"><p style="padding: 0; margin:0; text-align: left;"><a href="http://www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org/"><img src="http://www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org/_email/picks/pick-07-29-2013.jpg" alt="pick of the week" style="display:block;" width="140" height="120" /></a></p></td><td width="420" valign="top"><h3 style="color: #363; font-size: 16px; margin: 0; padding: 0; text-align:left;text-transform: uppercase;">Pick of the Week: Okra!</h3><p style="margin:0;">Ask a group of New Orleanians the best way to cook the slime out of okra and you’re bound to get all sorts of different responses. One of our favorite ways is to roast okra whole in the oven under high heat until slightly charred, then sprinkle the pods with lime juice and salt.</p></td></tr></tbody></table><!-- GREEN PLATE SPECIAL --><table width="560" border="0" align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="padding-top: 30px;"><tbody><tr><td width="420" valign="top"><h3 style="color: #363; font-size: 16px; margin: 0; padding: 0; text-align:left;text-transform: uppercase;">Tuesday’s Green Plate Special</h3><p style="margin:0;">This is <a href="http://www.redgravycafe.com/" target="_blank" style="color:#580; font-weight:bold;">Red Gravy’s</a> last Tuesday under the Green Plate Special tent. This week, look for zucchini bread with Creole cream cheese and mushrooms, sausage and peppers sliders, assorted bruschetta, and Boston cream pie. Get your fix of their delicious food anytime at their CBD restaurant!</p></td><td width="140" valign="bottom"><p style="padding: 0; margin:0; text-align: right;"><a href="http://www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org/index.php?page=green-plate-special"><img src="http://www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org/_email/core/green-plate-special.png" alt="Green Plate Special" style="display:block;" width="140" height="120" /></a></p></td></tr></tbody></table><!-- RECIPE OF THE WEEK --><table width="560" border="0" align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="padding-top: 30px;"><tbody><tr><td width="140" valign="top"><p style="padding: 0; margin:0; text-align: left;"><a href="http://www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org/index.php?page=recipe-of-the-week"><img src="http://www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org/_email/core/recipe-of-the-week.png" alt="recipe of the week" style="display:block;" width="140" height="120" /></a></p></td><td width="420" valign="top"><h3 style="color: #363; font-size: 16px; margin: 0; padding: 0; text-align:left;text-transform: uppercase;">Recipe of the Week</h3><p style="margin:0;">We love using local ingredients to make international dishes like this <a href="http://www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org/index.php?mact=News,cntnt01,detail,0&cntnt01articleid=48&cntnt01returnid=55" style="color:#580; font-weight:bold;">Shrimp and Okra Bhuna</a>. Come out to the market this week for green and burgundy okra and gorgeous fresh caught Louisiana shrimp.</p></td></tr></tbody></table>

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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.

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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