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January 9, 2017

It’s officially Carnival season!

Fresh & Local

It’s officially Carnival season! A delicious slice of king cake is one of the best ways to celebrate the season. Baking 504, Mayhew Made, Rivista, and Windfield Bakery will all be bringing their king cake creations to the market! Flavors will range from traditional to french to local fruit filled. Feel free to call the market at (504) 495-1459 for availability details. Happy Carnival!

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Pick of the Week:
Purple Brussels sprouts

Purple brussels sprouts are back at market thanks to Tony Accardo, the farmer behind Louisiana Gourmet Produce. Use it as an opportunity to celebrate Mardi Gras with purple, gold, and green vegetables! Catch him on Wednesdays and Saturdays!

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A&K Citrus

A&K is bringing you a special citrus special! Enjoy 20 pounds of navel oranges for only $15! Fight back those winter colds with a boost of Vitamin C!

Tuesday’s Green Plate Special:
Casa Borrega

Casa Borrega is back at the Tuesday market this week as the Green Plate Special. They’ll be serving tasty tostadas with shrimp and fish ceviche, ground beef, or potatoes. Try them at the Tuesday market from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Recipe of the Week:
Roasted Sweet Potato and Kale Breakfast Hash

Start your day off right with this healthy and filling breakfast hash recipe. You can find extra firm GMO-free tofu at the Tuesday and Thursday markets for a great price! It will make cold January mornings feel much warmer!

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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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.