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Kid Chef Eliana visits CCFM

Crescent City Farmers Market is excited to host Kid Chef Eliana Saturday, May 18th at 10am, for a book signing and cooking demo.

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Market Umbrella Executive Director Richard McCarthy Tapped for Slow Food USA Executive Director Position; Director of Markets Emery Van Hook Sonnier Named Interim Executive Director

After co-founding the Crescent City Farmers Market 17 years ago and founding its parent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization Market Umbrella, with a mission to cultivate the field of public markets for public good, Executive Director Richard McCarthy is leaving the organization to join Slow Food USA as Executive Director. Market Umbrella Director of Markets Emery Van Hook Sonnier has been named Interim Executive Director.

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CCFM Kicks Off 2013 with Market Match Expansion & Release of Healthy Food Incentives Study Findings

Kick off 2013 with a bang Saturday, January 5 with a fun and educational day at the CCFM!

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Join CCFM at Teen Read Week 2012

In partnership with the New Orleans Public Library, the Crescent City Farmers Market is happy to announce our very own event for Teen Read Week 2012.

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Jim Core

The food community of Greater New Orleans is mourning the loss of charismatic Folsom farmer Jim Core. He lost his battle with cancer early Saturday with family at his side. Chefs loved him. Market shoppers in NOLA and Covington would search him out, his products, and that memorable voice. Our hearts go out to Gladys and the entire family.

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Discover You CAN This Summer at the Crescent City Farmers Market

We are happy to announce that The Crescent City Farmers Market was one of 30 lucky U.S. farmers markets selected by Jarden Home Brands, makers of Ball® Brand Fresh Preserving Products, to participate in their summer canning educational program.  Join us at any of our four canning educational events this summer to lean more about preserving the bounty of locally grown goods available at market this summer.  We will have something for all tastes and interests! The demonstrations will begin every 45 minutes beginning at 9 am, with the last demonstration at 11:15 am.

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CCFM Welcomes Summer Interns Caroline Leland & Tatiana Piskula

Market shoppers, you'll see some new faces under the welcome tent this summer. Please join us in welcoming our fabulous new summer interns to the market and to New Orleans. Eating, drinking, music, staying cool and sight-seeing tips are encouraged! Read a little bit more about them here.

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June is Eat Local Month!

Join us every Saturday during the month of June to celebrate all aspects of eating locally!

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Thank you to our Groupon Grassroots supporters!

Our Groupon Grassroots campaign met and surpassed it's goal of providing 2 weeks of summer Marketeers activities!

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Crescent City Farmers Market Honors Local Food Hero Eula Mae Doré Memorial Day Weekend

New Orleans, LA - Crescent City Farmers Market (CCFM) will unveil its 2012 market token design featuring beloved Cajun cook Eula Mae Doré (1929-2008) Saturday, May 26 at 10am at its downtown location (700 Magazine St., at Girod St.). Doré, an entirely self-taught cook, and her husband Walter managed the Commissary on Avery Island, where she cooked for several generations of the McIlhenny family, friends, visitors and employees of McIlhenny Company, the maker of Tabasco® sauce. Doré was only 10 years old when her mother passed away, so she became responsible for preparing all of the family’s meals at a very young age. She later went on to cook alongside world-renowned chefs and cookbook authors including Jacques Pépin and Marion Cunningham. “E…

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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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