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August 8, 2016

Happy National Farmers Market Week!

Fresh & Local

National Farmers Market Week is here! We’re celebrating all week long with with special games and activities at each of our markets. But, the best way to celebrate is by supporting your community and shopping at the farmers market! Click here to see current market locations and hours.

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pick of the week

Pick of the Week:
Kiwano melons and The Spicy Lady

They’re back again this week! Catch the unique kiwano melons from Amorphous Gardens.

Unsure how to cook your produce? Swing by The Spicy Lady on Tuesdays and try her fresh seasonings or oils. No matter what you want to cook, she has a seasoning for it!

Tuesday’s Green Plate Special:
Hillel’s Kitchen

It’s August in New Orleans and it is HOT. Stay cool with a salad or sandwich from Hillel’s Kitchen. Visit their tent at Tuesday’s market from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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recipe of the week

Recipe of the Week:
Minty Blowfish Kiwano Cocktail

Chill out this summer with a cocktail made with kiwanos! Who knew a horned melon could taste so good with sparkling wine?!

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.