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December 7, 2015

Your chance to hang with Cynthia Noble

Fresh & Local

Be sure to come by our Saturday market to get your signed copy of “A Confederacy of Dunces Cookbook” by acclaimed author Cynthia Noble. She was just featured on NPR to speak about her highly anticipated book that builds off of the New Orleans classic novel written by John Kennedy Toole.

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pick of the week

Pick of the Week:
ATD Fourth World!

Our friends from ATD Fourth World will be joining us at some of our upcoming farmers markets to tell our community about the work they do. Their vision is a world without poverty and their approach is awe-inspiring. One of our weekly shoppers works with them to host Street Libraries with children of New Orleans. By introducing children to the joy of reading and giving them a constructive outlet to interact with their peers, ATD Fourth World is helping shape a better New Orleans. Learn more at our markets held on 12/8, 12/10, and 12/19.

Tuesday’s Green Plate Special

La Cocinita is pulling up to market this Tuesday morning so get your forks ready. Vendors and shoppers alike can’t resist the tender meats, flavor-packed sauces, and traditional Latin flavors.

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recipe of the week

Recipe of the Week

As the sun sets, find warmth in a steaming bowl of market fresh soup. This week’s recipe is chockfull of market produce that’ll surely impress houseguests while still being enjoyable for youngsters!

What’s your favorite dish to make at home from the goods you buy at our market? Share them with us on instagram (@crescentcityfarmersmkt) and have your recipe featured in our weekly newsletter!

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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.