Watermelon Jicama Salsa

It's important to stay hydrated in this extreme summer heat, and eating watermelon is a delicious, healthy way to do just that. Though not surprisingly high in sugar, watermelon is an excel…

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Pickled Watermelon Rind

To get the most out of that 4th of July picnic watermelon, slice the flesh into wedges and save the rind for pickling. This recipe for Pickled Watermelon Rind comes to us from former market…

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Spicy Edamame

Anyone who can boil water can make this quick, healthy snack - Spicy Edamame. Pick up a couple baskets from new Thursday Market produce and cut flower vendor John Bartlett this week.

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Stewed Okra

First of the season okra is here! While all the ingredients in this Stewed Okra recipe can't be soured from within the Eat Lo…

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Sicilian-Style Stuffed Artichokes

We handed out the recipe for these Sicilian-Style Stuffed Artichokes around St. Joseph's Day, but now that local artichokes are available, we thought it worth handing out again. For a simpl…

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Shrimp with Cognac and Local Legumes

Commander's Palace Executive Chef Tory McPhail has been a strong supporter of our CCFM from the beginning, but we're always flattered when he comes through the Market personally shopping fo…

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White Beans & Shrimp

This week's recipe for White Beans and Shrimp is far ritzier than red beans and rice, and dare we say more delicious?

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We had a blast this past Saturday handing out Wayne Brown's Crescent Creams pralines to costume-clad Marketeer shoppers. A big thank you to everyone who came out for trick-or-treating. Wayn…

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Blueberry Buckle

To celebrate its launch, Cooking Channel is traveling across the country in their customized Ice Cream Truck and is partnering with our Crescent City Farmers Market. Make plans to come by t…

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Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes

The corner of Royal and Iberville streets has been a food hot spot since 1868 when Solari’s provided New Orleanians with rare edibles. Until 1965, Solari’s was the go-to place for impor…

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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.