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May 1, 2017

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May 2nd is GiveNOLA Day! It’s the day when the entire region comes together to support our community organizations. We’re turning our Uptown Tuesday Market into a GiveNOLA Day celebration! We’ll have live music by Spider Murphy, a cooking demonstration from Green to Go restaurant, face painting, food samples, and so much more. Shoppers who donate to the Crescent City Farmers Market and enroll in the Friend of the Market program will receive free croissants and coffee! Please join us on this exciting day and support our incredible market and wonderful vendors. To schedule your donation, click here.

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Pick of the Week:

The first Saturday of every month is when we host Marketeer events! Bring the kiddos to the Saturday market this week for some fun-filled activities. We’ll even have a face painter on site to paint their faces! Join us Saturday, May 6th from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at 750 Carondelet Street.

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pick of the week

J&D Blueberry Farm

J&D blueberry farm is back! They're coming with fresh blueberries, frozen blueberries, and new this year… dehydrated blueberries! And don't forget, they're our very own local tea producer. You can enjoy locally sourced caffeine from them!

Tuesday’s Green Plate Special:
Pepper Latern

Pepper Lantern is the Green Plate Special for the month of May. They champion “rainbow cuisine” meaning their products are colorful, full of nutrients, and sourced from gardens and farms. Check them out Tuesdays at 200 Broadway from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in May!

Green Plate Special Vendor

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Recipe of the Week:
Green to Go NOLA’s Farmers Market Salad

In case you missed it, our produce was featured on WGNO Wednesday morning for a cooking demonstration with Green to Go! You can watch the demo and learn how to make the delicious dish online here or get the recipe from our archive here.

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.