Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Restocking Some Fresh Veggies on Tuesday and Music to Take Your Cares Away!

Happy Tuesday!

Hope everyone is okay, back on the electrical grid (and if not I hope ya'll get the power today).

I really can't eat another can of Chef Boyardee, so let's go shopping for some fresh veggies today!

Farmer's Market!

You can get your day started off right with a trip to the Farmer's Market!!!  Visit the Crescent City's Farmer's Market at University Square (200 Broadway) from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm for the freshest veggies, fruits and seafood.  Today for the Green Plate Special they welcome New Orleans' first and only solar-electric food truck, Empanada Intifada. Look forward to empanadas and all kinds of delicious South American favorites......Yum!

And if you want more fresh veggies head on over to the Hollygrove Market.   You can go by their location at 8301 Olive Street between Noon and 6:00 pm, and they have a new pick-up location and from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Rosa F. Keller Community Center (4300 Broad @ Napoleon Ave.).  On most Tuesdays they're cookin' up all these delicious fruits and veggies in the Community Center Kitchen.  So come in for a taste, and great recipe ideas for all this delicious fresh food.  In order to pick up from the library location you need to pre-order.  So click here to find out how - http://www.hollygrovemarket.com/content/5669

In the "Box" today!

-Apples (Cherry Creek Orchards, Pontotoc, MS)
-Okra (Frank Fekete Farm, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Green Peanuts (Indian Springs Growers Co-op, Petal, MS)
-Cucumbers (Covey Rise Farms, Husser, LA)
-Eggplant (Covey Rise Farms, Husser, LA)
-Bell Peppers (Covey Rise Farms, Husser, LA)
-Green Onion (Frank Fekete Farm, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Pink Eyed Peas (Indian Springs Growers Co-op, Petal, MS)
-Natural Shiitake (MSNP, MS)
-Natural Basil (HMF)
-Mustard Greens (Covey Rise Farms, Husser, LA)

Good Music Tonight!

There's a great musical evening on the Avenue at the The Columns (3811 St. Charles Ave.) at 8:00 p.m. tonight!  Have a fancy cocktail and listen to the guitar sounds of John Rankin with Todd Duke.

Head on over to Mid-City and to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) and check out the bluesy rock sounds of guitar player Chris Mule from the Honey Island Swamp Band with some special guests at 8:00 pm.  And come hungry for delicious pizza, pasta, salads and more!!

There's some fun on Frenchmen tonight too over at d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) with the The Treme Brass Band at 10:00 pm - there's a $5 cover for the show - but you know you don't want to miss it!

Right down the street the Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) has a triple header with no cover - Andy Forest at 4:00 pm, Shotgun Jazz Band at 6:00 pm, and top off the evening with the Smokin' Time Jazz Club at 10:00 pm!

End your night over at the Maple Leaf Bar on Oak Street...with the REBIRTH Brass Band they come on around 10:30ish - there's a cover, but you'll be glad you paid and stayed up late!! 

Have a wonderful Tuesday and for more fun shows and events going on click on the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar!


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