Once a month, the Upper Ninth Ward Farmers Market (Saturdays, at Holy Angels Parking Lot, 3500 St. Claude Avenue, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.) has an incredible lunch featuring local produce and protein from the market. The lunch is held on the first Saturday of each month from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
In August, Chef Ashbell, the market award-winning international chef, is fixing up a great looking feast:
Creole Tomato & Green Onion Salad
West African Chicken Yassa: Chicken marinated in Myer Lemons, chilies, garlic, and cilantro, then grilled & served with grilled sweet onions.
African Okra, Onion and Eggplant Sautee
Fig Upside-Down Cake
Come on down on Saturday, August 2nd from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. and enjoy some great cooking before you go shopping!