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December 12, 2016

Every day I’m brusselin’

Fresh & Local

We have Brussels sprouts at the market! Roasted, pan-fried, or grilled... any way you like them, that’s the way you should cook them! They can be sliced thin and eaten raw. Looking for a new method of preparation? Ask your vendors for their favorite Brussels sprout recipes.

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Pick of the Week:
New Orleans Public Library

Looking for a fun Saturday activity? Bring the whole family to the market and create some holiday crafts with the New Orleans Public Library! The fun begins at 8:00 a.m. at 750 Carondelet on Saturday.

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pick of the week

Mullét Country

Mullét Country is back at the Wednesday market with naturally-grown produce - no harmful chemicals! You’ll find mustard greens, collards, kale, lettuce, carrots, herbs, satsumas, beets, eggs, and more!

Holiday Gift Basket

Don’t forget! We have Crescent City Farmers Market holiday baskets for sale! This pre-packaged basket includes $10 in market tokens, a reusable shopping bag, our awesome Don’t Miss a Beet shirt, and more! For more information and to order yours, contact (504) 861-4485 or visit the main tent at any of our markets.

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Tuesday’s Green Plate Special:
Fete au Fete

Imagine cheesy garlic grits with cheese, a fried egg, and cayenne aioli... Those are the ingredients that make up the famous Fete au Fete Trash Grits! Visit them at 200 Broadway Street from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday.

Green Plate Special Vendor

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Recipe of the Week:
Mirliton and Shrimp Saute with Cauliflower Grits

You’ll find some of the biggest cauliflowers you’ve ever seen at the Crescent City Farmers Market. Pick one up and turn it into delicious and healthy “grits” topped with a mirliton and shrimp saute. We also have cheddar (orange) and graffiti (purple) cauliflower that would make beautiful grits! Thanks FitNOLA for this yummy recipe!

What’s your favorite dish to make at home from the goods you buy at our market? Share them with us on Instagram (@crescentcityfarmersmkt) and have your recipe featured in our weekly newsletter!

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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.