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July 6, 2015

We’re Hiring!

Fresh & Local

Market Umbrella, the 501(c)3 behind the Crescent City Farmers Market, is looking for a top notch, full-time Finance & Administration Manager. This key member of our team is responsible for grant management, budgeting and financial reporting, business operations and human resources. For more information on the position and how to apply, follow this link.

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pick of the week

Pick of the Week:
Cool Market Treats

Summer’s just getting going, but the heat is in full force. Whew! Fear not, we’ve got plenty of cool summertime market treats to keep you feeling good as you make those groceries. Pick up some cold fresh fruit juices or popsicles from Amanda’s Paletas on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, and try out some of Country Girl’s Creamery’s tasty gelato on Tuesdays and Saturdays. And don’t forget to stay hydrated! Remember to bring your cup to market and fill up on complimentary ice water.

Tuesday’s Green Plate Special

We’re thrilled to be welcoming Pizza Domenica to market as our Green Plate Special vendor for the month of July! Be sure to come on out and grab a market-fresh lunch plate from Chef Allison Birdsall and the Pizza Domenica team this Tuesday!

recipe of the week

Recipe of the Week

Two things that markets are not lacking right now are corn and peaches. Why not combine them together for a sweet summertime dish? Try out this Corn and Peach Salsa recipe!

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Market Umbrella


Market 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 Market


The Crescent City Farmers Market operates weekly year-round in four New Orleans neighborhoods. The CCFM hosts nearly 80 local small farmers, fishers and food producers, and more than 100,000 shoppers annually.