Newsletter Archive

August 15, 2016

Remembering Sharon Litwin

Remembering Sharon Litwin

Sharon Litwin, a beloved founder of the Crescent City Farmers Market, passed away earlier this summer. A memorial to honor Sharon will be held Sunday, August 21 at 1 p.m. at The Pavilion of The Two Sisters, 3 Victory Ave., in City Park. We hope you'll join us to celebrate her legacy.

Frencheeze Food Truck

pick of the week

Pick of the Week:

Love hula hooping? Always wanted to learn? Well you’re in luck, because the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) is bringing hula hoops to Saturday’s market! Show off your best moves or learn from the pros.

Dirty Coast

Time is running out! Dirty Coast grocery bags and t-shirts are on sale until this Thursday. Order yours now while you still can! Proceeds benefit your Crescent City Farmers Market. Click here to purchase.

Frencheeze Food Truck

Tuesday’s Green Plate Special:
Hillel’s Kitchen

Hillel’s Kitchen is back for another week as the Green Plate Special. Their fresh recipes are sourced locally and taste delicious. Catch them Uptown on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Hillel’s Kitchen

recipe of the week

Recipe of the Week:
Heirloom Tomato and
Red Corn Shrimp Sauté

Looking for a new dinner recipe? This one can be entirely sourced from your Crescent City Farmers Market! Allow only 15 minutes for preparation and you have a healthy gourmet dinner for two.

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.