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December 5, 2016

Mark(et) your calendar for Saturday!

Fresh & Local

Mark(et) your calendars! We teamed up with Octavia Books to bring you an event you don’t want to miss. This Saturday, December 10th from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Saturday market, local author George Graham will be signing his book Acadiana Table. The book delves into Cajun and Creole cooking with new recipes, techniques, and a look into Louisiana history. An autographed copy makes a perfect holiday gift too! For more information, please click here.

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Pick of the Week:
CCFM Holiday Baskets

We have Crescent City Farmers Market holiday baskets for sale! This perfect present includes market tokens, a reusable shopping bag, our awesome Don’t Miss a Beet shirt, and more! For more information and to order yours, contact (504) 861-4485 or visit the main tent at any of our markets.

pick of the week

pick of the week

Hydroponic Tomatoes

Tomotts Produce is back with hydroponic tomatoes at the market! Don’t know what hydroponic tomatoes are? Strike up a conversation with our vendor and ask. Enjoy them while they’re here!

Tuesday’s Green Plate Special:
Fete au Fete

The name means celebration, and we’re celebrating a whole month with Fete au Fete as the Green Plate Special. They’re known for their trash grits, and we assure you that none of it will end up in the trash!

Green Plate Special Vendor

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Recipe of the Week:
Strawberry Gazpacho

This Tuesday, December 6th is National Gazpacho Day! In celebration of the holiday and strawberries back at the market, we’re treating you to this strawberry gazpacho recipe. Enjoy!

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.