Raise your paddle and glass for local charities

The 17th annual New Orleans Wine and Food Experience (NOWFE), May 20 – 24, is one of the most distinctive epicurean…

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Williams-Sonoma Founder Visits Saturday Market

A big salute goes out to Chuck Williams, the founder of Williams-Sonoma, who took time out from his busy schedule during the International Association of Culinary Professionals meeting he…

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For a limited time only: shoots and native fruit!

If you only know bamboo shoots from cans and take-out Chinese food, you really ought to check out the fresh ones that Joe Dobie is harvesting on his Mt. Hermon farm. But do it quick, beca…

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Rick Bayless hits the Market, takes home some sweet souvenirs

We're pretty used to seeing the occasional star chef drop in at the Crescent City Farmers Market, but things were really abuzz Saturday, April 19, when read more here

Ralph Brennan Book Signing at the Tuesday Market

Join us at the Crescent City Farmers Market Tuesday, April 22, when restaurateur Ralph Brennan will be signing copies of the hot-off-the-presses Ralph Brennan's New Orleans Seafood Cookbo…

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Williams-Sonoma Founder to Ring Market Bell

We're really honored to have as our guest Saturday, April 19, author and Williams-Sonoma founder Chuck Williams. Mr. Williams is in New Orleans to receive a Lifetime Achievement award fro…

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Thank You New Orleans!

This month marked the first anniversary for Justin Pitt's presence at our market. In a letter to the market community, Justin Pitt's thanks New Orleans and the Crescent City Farmers Marke…

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The sweetness of strawberry season is upon us!

Welcome to strawberry season. While we welcomed strawberries back to market in early December, the sweet strawberry season is now upon us!  

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Farmers Market Returns to Mid-City

When the Crescent City Farmers Market regrouped after Hurricane Katrina, one of the casualties was our popular Thursday evening market at the American Can Co. apartment building. The neig…

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Muriel's Jackson Square announces new chef

Muriel's Jackson Square, in the French Quarter, is proud to announce it has named Gus Martin as the new Executive Chef. He comes with the breadth of knowledge and depth of experience th…

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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.