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Cucumber Cooler Cocktails

Although it’s been a bit rainy the past few weeks, there’s no denying the summer heat is slowly settling in. Cucumbers are available at our produce growers’ tables, and you can easily snag some local mint from Mr. Mizell at our Tuesday market for this Cucumber Cooler Cocktail. These guys come together easy - just give them a shake and a stir and pour over ice. Waiting a bit before that first sip is key in letting the flavors infuse. Feel free to omit liquor for an all-ages cooler. Cheers!



  • 1 1/2 oz gin (1 1/2 oz equals 3 Tbsp)
  • 4-6 slices cucumber
  • 1/4 medium lime (sliced)
  • 4 oz tonic water
  • 6 mint leaves
  • 1 Tbsp sugar (optional)


Add mint, lime, gin, and sugar (if using) to shaker and muddle.

Add cucumber slices to shaker and shake vigorously.

Pour mixture over glass filled with ice and top with tonic water.

Stir, let set for a few minutes for the flavors to enhance and enjoy.


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Market UmbrellaMarket Umbrella is an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3), based in New Orleans, whose mission is to cultivate the field of public markets for public good. Market Umbrella has operated the Crescent City Farmers Markets (CCFM) since 1995.

Crescent City Farmers MarketThe Crescent City Farmers Market operates weekly year-round throughout New Orleans. The CCFM hosts nearly 60 local small farmers, fishers, and food producers, and more than 150,000 shoppers annually.