News

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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July 18, 2011

This Little Figgy Went to Market

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Crescent Fund Investments Announced

What happens when public markets meets the public selection for micro-finance and alternative philanthropy? The handling fees waged on our wooden token currency -- The Crescent -- provide…

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Request for Proposals: Crescent Fund

Twice yearly, 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 investment at the Cresc…

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NOLA Locavores Announce 2011 Eat Local Challenge

The newly formed NOLA Locavores has issued a challenge: for the month of June, eat only food grown, raised or produced within 200 miles of New Orleans. Shopping at the CCFM makes this a fa…

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Mirlitons Are Growing!

We are pleased to report that the Adopt-a-Mirliton project has been transplated into a free-standing organization: mirlitons.org.

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Ian McNulty Signs His Louisiana Rambles Saturday, March 12

Saturday, March 12, writer and regular Thursday market shopper Ian McNulty joins us at the market to sign copies of his latest book, Louisiana Rambles: Exploring America‚Äôs Cajun …

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Louisiana Seafood CSF: Support Our Local Fishers during Lent

CCFM announces a new Community Supported Fisheries (CSF) program. Sign up to get the freshest catch March 10 - April 21, 2011.

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Crescent Fund Investments Announced

In the spirit of giving, we are pleased to announce the outcome of our December 2010 Crescent Fund secret ballot selection process. In keeping with our commitment to invest in community and…

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(Jingle Bell) Rock the Vote

It's election week! Come to the market, Tuesday, November 30th, Thursday December 2th or Saturday, December 4th to submit your C…

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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.