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September 19, 2016

Happy National Honey Month!

Fresh & Local

September is National Honey Month! The uses for honey are endless! It can be a kitchen staple, a cure for the common cold, and even an all-natural energy booster. Here are a few of the most popular ways to use honey.

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pick of the week

Pick of the Week:

J&D is bringing persimmons to the market this week! Make your week a little sweeter with this delicious treat.

Kid Chef Eliana

Our market ambassador Kid Chef Eliana won her battle on Food Network’s “Teen Chopped” challenge! A viewing party will take place on Tuesday, September 20th at Poseidon Restaurant, 2100 St. Charles Ave. at 9 p.m. She will host a meet and greet and sign copies of her cookbook. Go Kid Chef!

pick of the week

pick of the week

Yoga at the Market!

Yoga at the Market continues this week with donation-based yoga classes in partnership with Reyn Studios. Classes will run from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Thursday Market at 3700 Orleans Avenue. This week’s class will be taught by the lovely and talented Valerie McMillan.

Tuesday’s Green Plate Special:
La Cocinita

It’s Taco Tuesday all month long at the Crescent City Farmers Market! Find the red La Cocinita food truck at the Tuesday Market throughout September to fulfill your taco desires. Catch them at 200 Broadway Street from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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recipe of the week

Recipe of the Week:
Caprese Salad

Shop the market for your tomatoes, basil, and cheese and use this Caprese salad recipe for an appetizer, side dish, or even a main course!

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.