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Wild American Swamp Lotus at Market

The Crescent City Farmers Market's own swamp denizens, Geannie and Joey Fonseca, will be selling samples of the seeds and pods of the American Lotus, or, in Cajun French, the  &quo…

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Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation

On Sunday, July 13, 2008, Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation returns to its true New Orleans roots with a Jazz Brunch at Bourbon House. 

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VooDough Bakery featured on WWL

Angela Wilson, from Voodough Bakery, and Emery Van Hook, with the Crescent City Farmers Market, were featured on WWL June 30th. Angela is a regular vendor at our markets and this month, y…

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marketumbrella.org graduates from Loyola

(NEW ORLEANS) – On August 1, marketumbrella.org will unofficially graduate from Loyola University New Orleans as it spins-off to independent status. To commemorate the occasion, Loy…

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A Vespa to remember

As oil prices soar around the country, more and more people are turning to alternative forms of transportation instead of traditional sedans or gas-guzzling SUVs. Here in New Orleans, it …

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Justin Pitts overcomes obstacles to bring meat to market

We’ve been thinking a lot about slaughterhouses over the last few weeks at the marketumbrella.org office. Mostly because of our meat vendor, Justin Pitts, who has recently shared …

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For all you meat lovers

Come to the market this Tuesday and you’ll see Justin Pitts, our meat vendor, with his first batch ever of bacon and his first batch this season of lamb. 

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Welcome Liz Deane, our 2008 Robertson Scholar

Join us in welcoming our Robertson Scholar, Liz Deane, who will be interning at the Crescent City Farmers Market this summer. You can catch her working the Welcome Tent at our market Upto…

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Crescent City Farmers Market to host a celebration of Louisiana Brown Shrimp

Saturday, May 31, 2008 from 8 am til' noon the Crescent City Farmers Market will be showcasing Louisiana's prized Brown Shrimp, harvested at the peak of its spring season from the nearby …

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Screening of Unnatural Causes and Community Discussion

Don’t miss the upcoming screening of the PBS series, Unnatural Causes, followed by a community…

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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.

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