Request for Proposals: Crescent Fund, Cycle 3

Each season, the Crescent Fund entertains proposals to fund projects that benefit vendors, shoppers and/or the community. We have created a pool of funds for social inve…

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Introducing the "Billy Corn" Coin

The umbrella organization for the Crescent City Farmers Market manages what amounts to a local currency. Market shoppers are able to convert credit, debit and benefit cards into wooden to…

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Celebrate our 14th birthday Saturday!

Come help us blow out our birthday candles this Saturday. In line with what has become market tradition, friends from the Transportation Revolution will two-wheel it over to the market ju…

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market match - meeting shoppers halfway

Right now, folks can come to the Crescent City Farmers Market, swipe their food stamp card (Louisiana Purchase Card) at the Welcome Tent, and the Market …

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Take Time for Lunch Saturday, Sept. 12

Real food for school lunches is a necessity to make our children healthy.  To draw attention to the need for Congress to pass a better Child Nutrition Act that brings real food to sc…

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Crescent Fund winners!

After an exciting week of voting the results are in! Thank you everyone for participating! The official voting booth at the market and the online voting system have been tallied; with o…

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Vote for the Crescent Fund!

Election time is here! Come to the market, Tuesday August 18th and Saturday August 22 to submit your ballot, or read more here

Crescent City Farmers Market contributes $8.9 million to local economy

On Saturday, August 1, 2009, at the corner of Magazine and Girod Streets, freshly harvested green beans will change hands for cash, as they have on so many Saturday morn…

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Crescent Fund application deadline extended

Each season, the Crescent Fund entertains proposals to fund projects that benefit vendors, shoppers and/…

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Le Meritage hosts dinner to benefit ailing CCFM shrimp vendor Ray Brandhurst

Le Meritage & Slow Food New Orleans Host a Louisiana Wild Caught Shrimp Dinner to Benefit Ailing Shrimper Ray Brandhurst & his Family
Four-course dinn…

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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.