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A guide to growing mirlitons

In May 2009, eighteen people became the proud parents of Louisiana mirliton plants through the Crescent City Farmers Market's Adopt-A-Mirliton project.

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CCFM Contributes $8.9 Million to Local Economy

At the corner of Magazine and Girod Streets, freshly harvested green beans change hands for cash as they do every Saturday morning since the Crescent City Farmers Market opened on the sit…

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Can It - Slow Food Canning Seminar Saturday, July 25

Slow Food Canning Seminar – Learn to Preserve Summer’s Bounty

Date:  Satur…

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Hollygrove Market & Farm Hosts An Evening On the Farm Fundraiser Tuesday, July 28

Tuesday, July 28, our friends at Hollygrove Market & Farm are holding an event to raise funds for the completion of their not-for-profit micro-urban farm, educational center, and comm…

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Help Fight Childhood Hunger at Taste of the Nation New Orleans - Sunday, August 2

Taste of the NationBuy your ticket to the hottest food and wine event of 2009 and h…

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Bastille Day French Dog Parade Tuesday, 14 Juillet

Mirror, mirror on the wall, quel chien is Frenchiest of them all? Tuesday, the Alliance Francaise de la Nouvelle-Orleans joins us at the market to decide via a French poodle and French bu…

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Request for Proposals: Crescent Fund, Cycle 2

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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Crescent City Farmers Market Hosts July 4-Alarm Feast

Saturday July 4th, the Crescent City Farmers Market Heats Up with NOFD Captain Mike Gowland at the Grill & Cools Off with Free Locally Grown Watermelon

 
The C…

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Weekly taste on WWNO-89.9 FM

We are pleased to announce a new partnership between marketumbrella.org and WWNO-89.9 FM radio to air a weekly taste of all things fresh and fanciful at farmers markets in the Greater N…

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Crustacean Celebration at Muriel's benefits the market

This June, enjoy Chef Gus Martin's Crustacean Celebration 4-Course Louisiana Blue Crab Dinner Menu benefitting the Crescent City Farmers Market!

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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.