CCFM Celebrates 15 Years... and Growing!

Our Crescent City Farmers Market commemorates the late cooking school pioneer Lee Barnes with a 15th birthday celebration featuring birthday  cake, Creole cream cheese gelato, and the unve…

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MarinersMatch: Finally something good on the horizon!

MarinersMatch, a joint project of Wholesome Wave and, offers relief for local fishers, shrimpers and oystermen affected by the BP oil spill. From the vantage point of far…

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CCFM Celebrates 15 Years & Growing - Wednesday September 29

Join us on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. to celebrate 15 years of growing farmers, fishers, our community and a regional economy

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UNESCO Cities of Gastronomy - Help NOLA be in that number

With the help of its most culinarily-focused citizens, the City of New Orleans is applying to be recognized as America’s first UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Or…

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Thursday, August 12 Market Cancelled, But We're On For Saturday!

Our three weekly markets operate rain or shine, but Tropical Depressions/Storms - not so much.

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Gary Nabhan Releases "Endangered Foods of the Gulf South" Thurs., July 15

For the past five years, Dr. Gary Nabhan, perhaps best known for his book Renewing America’s Food Traditions, has documented endangered foods of the U.S. in collaboration with Slow Food USA,…

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MarketMatch Meets Food Stamp Shoppers Halfway

Crescent City Farmers Markets Match up to $25 in Food Stamp Purchases per Market Visit

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Welcome our 2010 Robertson Scholar!

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

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Recommended Summer Reading for Farmers Market Book Worms

We turn to Douglas Westgate, one of our long-term Tuesday market volunteers, for all sorts of things, including new recipe ideas and summer reading recommendations. When he's not manning the m…

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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.