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March 28, 2016

Find out what’s at the Farmers Market this week!

Fresh & Local

Spring colors have taken our market by storm! This weeks’ farmers markets will inspire you to get creative in the kitchen, whether your finding new ways to incorporate crawfish tails into your dinner or deciding what dish to top with eye-catching edible flowers. And if the sights aren’t enough, stop by this Saturday for the easy-listening tunes brought to you by The Bad Oyster Band.

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pick of the week

Pick of the Week:
Share your fava beans!

St. Joseph’s Day came and went. Did you snag a lucky fava bean? Did you eat a lucky fava bean? Have no fear, because a bounty of fava beans can be found at the Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday markets. Tag us in your instagram photos so we can see your favorite fava bean creation! @crescentcityfarmersmkt

Tuesday’s Green Plate Special

Tuesday is the last day to taste the exotic flavors of Burma at the farmers market. Our friends at Lahpet have tantalized our pallets with fire-grilled skewers, freshly-shredded papaya salad, and delicate young coconuts each Tuesday of March. Stop by before they’re gone!


recipe of the week

Recipe of the Week:
Plenty Greens Soup

Nothing like sneaking healthy greens into a dish, right? We love this recipe because most of the ingredients can be bought fresh from market!

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.