Newsletter Archive

May 30, 2016

Fresh food, faces, and vendors this week!

Fresh & Local

Market goodies to watch out for this week include fresh red beans, Japanese eggplant, heirloom tomatoes, and pickling cucumbers. Stop by the Tuesday market to learn how to turn these field-fresh red beans into New Orleans style hummus. Chef Stefin Pasternak and his students from the Edible Schoolyard at Green Charter School will be doing a cooking demo starting at 9:30am.

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pick of the week

Pick of the Week:
Caha Bones!

Find something for you and your four-legged friend this week at the farmers market. On Saturday, our guest vendor Caha Bones will be bringing dog treats fit for mammalian royalty. But don’t forget to get yourself something special too! From berries to breakfast burritos, we’ve got you covered.

Tuesday’s Green Plate Special

Its Chef Jason Goodenough’s last week serving us the best lunch in town. His commitment brings him to the front lines of the New Orleans food scene each week at the farmers market. His restaurant, Carrollton Market, is a phenomenal show of talent, finesse, and appreciation for the food grown by our very own CCFM farmers. Stop by for your last chance to get Carrollton Market’s lunch specials at the Tuesday market.

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recipe of the week

Recipe of the Week:
Creole Tomato Salad

With Creole Tomato Festival approaching, we’re pulling out every showstopper we’ve got in our recipe arsenal. Take pictures of your creole tomato recipes and post them to your social media with #ripeandready30

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.