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March 13, 2017

Introducing the Market Mommas Club!

Fresh & Local

Are you breastfeeding or know someone who is? Do you participate in WIC? You may be eligible for our brand new Market Mommas Club! A brand new Market Umbrella initiative, The Market Mommas Club gives $80 a month to nursing mothers to spend on healthy and fresh produce at the Crescent City Farmers Market. To learn more, visit our website or call (504) 517-2747.

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Pick of the Week:
Bean Madness

Bean Madness continues! It is a bracket-style competition based on March Madness to determine who makes the best Red Beans and Rice in New Orleans. Be part of the blind tastings at both our Thursday and Saturday markets this week. It’s free to taste test! To learn more click here.

pick of the week

pick of the week


You haven’t experienced cheese until you’ve tried cheese from our vendors. Mozzarella, feta, fresh goat cheese, brie, and more is all available at our Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday markets!

Tuesday’s Green Plate Special:

Lahpet is BACK AGAIN as the Green Plate Special this week. They are a pop-up serving Burmese salads, homemade curries, and more. Come by the Tuesday Market at 200 Broadway Street from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for their popular products! To learn more, visit their Facebook page.

Green Plate Special Vendor

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Recipe of the Week:
Spiralized Mediterranean Beet and Feta Skillet Bake

Beets with feta cheese is a classic combination. This recipe makes a perfect appetizer, side dish, or even main course! Choose to top it with grilled chicken or shrimp to make it Lenten friendly.

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.