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 1…

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Grow with St. Joe: CCFM celebrates St. Joseph's Day (a day early!)

CCFM Celebrates St. Joseph’s Day with a Locavore Altar and Special Guest Visionary Philanthropist & Agronomist Oran B. Hesterman, PhD Sunday, March 18

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Mardi Gras Market Hours

We will have revised market hours for the Mardi Gras Holiday. Thursday 2/16, market will run normally, from 3-7 at the American Can Apartments (3700 Orleans). Saturday 2/18, market will be op…

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Support Local Fishing Families During Lent

Eating seafood during Lent is hardly a sacrifice in New Orleans - especially when it's locally wild-caught seafood from the fishing families that sell at the Crescent City Farmers Market.

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Andrew Zimmern & Poppy Tooker at market, Thursday, January 26, 2012

Join James Beard Award-winning TV food personality Andrew Zimmern of the Travel Channel's "Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern" and MSN's new "Appetite for Life with Andrew Zimmern," and WWNO…

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Happy Holidays!

Our market will be closed Saturday, December 24. We will resume on Tuesday, December 27 in our Uptown location (Broadway at the river) and have a full market week at our normal times and lo…

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CCFM Sweet (& Savory) 16th Birthday

Thursday, October 6, the Crescent City Farmers Market will celebrate its Sweet 16th Birthday with an elegant farm-to-table dinner prepared by Queen of Creole Cuisine Leah Chase of Dooky Cha…

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MarketMatch Ends Saturday, September 17

MarketMatch (we match SNAP, a.k.a. food stamp, purchases up to $25) ends Saturday, September 17th, but please remember: All 3 CCFM locations accept SNAP benefits year-round!

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CCFM Volunteer Douglas Westgate's Recommended Reading

My thanks to my colleagues at Octavia Books, James Wilson, Melanie Britt, Mark Williams and to Tammany Baumgarten of BaumGardens for their help in putting these lists together.

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A Heartfelt Thank You from Smith Creamery

To our wonderful friends and loyal customers, CCFM vendors, employees, volunteers and our dedicated director, Richard McCarthy:

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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.