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Market, May 17, 2011 | 9 am - 1 pm
Regular Tuesday Market shoppers may have noticed a younger crowd in recent weeks. With generous support from the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, we've been hosting school groups for "Strawberry Field Trips" to the market which include tastings of different varieties of Louisiana strawberries (Ventana, Festival, Jewel, Camino Real - what's your favorite?) and local food map market scavenger hunts that introduce kids to farmers from parishes all around south Louisiana, and teach map skills. Thanks to everyone for helping us welcome our next generation of healthy, educated eaters to the CCFM.
Market, May 19, 2011 | 3 pm - 7 pm
CCFM loves Mid-City! Come celebrate our Thursday Market neighborhood host this weekend at Bayou Boogaloo. But before that, stop by the Market for many more reasons why living in Mid-City is great - early season blueberries from Azul Dolce, cucumbers that actually taste like cucumbers from Jim Core, farm fresh salad greens from Oakland Organic and freezer-to-oven scones and lemon curd for lazy weekend mornings from Georgie's English Kitchen & Garden, all available every Thursday at the Mid-City CCFM.
Market, May 21, 2011 | 8 am - 12 noon
Still feeling sluggish after all that Jazz Fest grazing on various fried and bready, cheesey foods? Summer crops are quickly coming into season, and not a market too soon. Reintroduce yourself to vegetables this weekend at the market. Load up on salad staples like first of the season Creole tomatoes from the Monica's. Change things up by throwing in Silver Queen corn from Jim Core. Cut it off the cob and sprinkle raw kernels on salads for a little sweetness and extra crunch.
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It's going to be a delicious summer! Many crops like the summer squash and corn in these Spicy Squash Pancakes are already in season and available at the CCFM, and more are on the way.