Newsletter Archive

August 1, 2016

We’re okraZY for Okra!

Fresh & Local

It’s okra’s time of year, and we’re here to cheer! Shop all summer long and find okra with our vendors. Whether you like it roasted, fried, or pickled, you can source it locally from the Crescent City Farmers Market.

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pick of the week

Pick of the Week:
Sweet Potatoes

Indian Springs will be pulling fresh sweet potatoes out of the earth this week. Grab them while you can!

Tuesday’s Green Plate Special:
Hillel’s Kitchen

Hillel’s Kitchen (HK NOLA) is back at the Tuesday Market for the month of August! You may recognize the chefs from seeing them shop at our markets. Come support our chefs who support our farmers!

Hillel’s Kitchen

recipe of the week

Recipe of the Week:
Southwestern Grilled Sweet Potato Salad

This fresh and healthy sweet potato salad will be a hit at your summer barbecues and family get-togethers. Refrigerate the leftovers because it's good chilled too!

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.