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Eat Local Challenge Bucktown Boil

June 28, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Fisherman Kay Brandhurst holding up raw shrimp

This Friday, take the Eat Local Challenge and enjoy fresh Louisiana seafood at Bucktown Farmers Market at Bucktown Harbor, 325 Metairie Hammond Hwy in Metairie (on the lake side of the levee), from 3 to 7 p.m. Also called the Bucktown Boil, this event has lots for everyone to enjoy:

Fresh local seafood sales: Fisherman Lance Nacio of Anna Marie Seafood and Brad Bertoniere of A&B Seafood are selling a variety of seafood – fresh, frozen and boiled. Depending on what’s freshly caught, we expect to serve up shrimp, fin fish, crabs, and a variety of frozen fish.

Chef skills: Chef Honn, executive chef of New Orleans’ tropical bar and café Carmo, will be cooking three seafood dishes, one featuring soft-shelled crab, and offering bite-sized samples each. Local fisherman Lance Nacio will present helpful fish-cutting techniques.

Learning opportunities: Look for Louisiana Sea Grant’s 10’x10′ tent, where Julie Lively, Ph.D., will make a presentation on soft-shelled crab, complete with handouts and a demo tank. Learn about the process of shedding Louisiana crabs from captured hard crabs. Area fishery extension agent Rusty Gaudé will also be at the tent, presenting a variety of information on issues affecting fishers and consumers in the New Orleans area. And, another demo will be presented by the Bucktown Boil.

Fun for the Family: Live music, kids’ activities, prepared foods and more.

Come on down!

Click the Facebook event for more details on the Bucktown Boil.

For info on the Eat Local Challenge, visit

Special Guests:
Audubon Nature Institute
New Orleans Eat Local Challenge
Boiled Seafood by A&B Seafood
Live music Seva Venet
Fish cleaning demonstration
Liz Williams Book Signing – “Unique Eats and Eateries of New Orleans”
Louisiana Direct Seafood
Cooking demonstration by Chef Dana Honn of Carmo
Precious Jewels Performance Squad Dance Performance
Seafood themed kids activity
Louisiana Sea Grant
Cooking demos and more!

Plus all of your favorite market goods!
Peaches, watermelon, Creole tomatoes, grass-fed beef, hand make spice and seasoning blends, gulf shrimp, artisan bread, granola, fresh cut flowers, flavored tofu, milk and cheese, pickles, wine, blueberries, ice pops, fresh and prepared Italian sausage, mushrooms, seasonal veggies and more!


June 28, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Crescent City Farmers Market
(504) 861-4488


Bucktown Harbor
Old Hammond Highway, Lake Pontchartrain
Metairie, LA 70005 United States
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