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Watermelon Celebration at the Crescent City Farmers Market

Loyola press release - June 25, 1999

Summer's here, and nothing beats the heat like fresh watermelon. This Saturday July 3, the Crescent City Farmers Market will give out free slices beginning at 8 a.m. Nationally-acclaimed chef John Folse selects crops from our region's farmers at 9 a.m., and performs a cooking demonstration at 10 a.m.

At 11 a.m., Chef Folse will broadcast "Stirin' it up," his live remote radio show from the market. Local farmers will sell a wide selection of watermelons, including the jubilee, moon and stars, yellow meat, and ice box. The Crescent City Farmers Market is open Saturdays, 8 a.m. to noon, rain or shine at 700 Magazine Street (Corner of Girod and Magazine). Visit their web site at http://www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org/ or call them at 861-5898.