Morris and Gloria Richardson raise goats and lamb on their farm in Wiggins, Mississippi. They sell dairy products, goat and lamb meat and goat milk-based skin care products via their website (www.msgoatlady.com) and at farmers markets, including the Tuesday Crescent City Farmers Market at 200 Broadway St. Morris spoke to Gambit about their farm.
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.
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.