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August 29, 2016

Your favorite foodie event is back!

Fresh & Local

Back for its third year, the Crescent City Farmers Market fundraiser Moonlight Market fundraiser will take place on Saturday, October 8th at 7 p.m. The event features New Orleans’ finest restaurants, garden-to-glass cocktails, local beer, live music, a silent auction and marks the 21st birthday of the Crescent City Farmers Market. This year we will honor and celebrate the legacy of CCFM founder Sharon Litwin. Tickets can be purchased online here or at the CCFM.

Interested in becoming a Moonlight Market sponsor or donating a silent auction item? Contact or call (504) 861-4488.

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Pick of the Week:
Yoga at the Market!

Throughout the month of September, we will offer complimentary yoga classes at the Thursday market in partnership with Reyn Studios. Classes will run from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the beautiful Bayou St. John. Bring a mat, a water bottle, and meet at 3700 Orleans Avenue!

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Buy me some peanuts and...

This week we’ll have peanuts at the market! Buy them fresh at the CCFM and try to boil them at home.

Tuesday’s Green Plate Special:
Hillel’s Kitchen

It’s the last week you’ll find Hillel’s Kitchen at the market! Catch them Uptown on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Here’s a tip: try the falafel.

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Recipe of the Week:
Southeast Asian Grilled Eggplant Salad

Eggplant is the star in this Southeast Asian-influenced recipe. It’s so delicious and filling that you’ll forget you’re eating a healthy salad!

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.