How can we help your market?

We share our accumulated knowledge with peers, partners and investors active in the field of public markets. Also, we learn from them. Please call us at 504-861-4488 to learn more. We encourage you to use measurement tools like SEED, published analysis in the form of greenpapers and fieldnotes, and practical capacity-building how-to's, manuals and videos.

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.