Before 1995, when the Crescent City Farmers Market made its debut, public markets had all but disappeared from the streets of New Orleans. But the tradition is making a comeback, here and throughout the region. In recent years, we have helped develop or mentor several local and regional farmers markets. Please help support public markets and the communities that host them.
Arts Market of New Orleans Palmer Park, S. Carrollton and S. Claiborne Ave. New Orleans. Last Saturday of each month 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Biloxi Farmers Market Howard Avenue at I-110 in Biloxi, MS. Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 228.435-6185
Camellia City Farmers Market Robert Street and Front Street, Slidell. Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon.
Covington Farmers Market 609 N. Columbia Street, Covington. Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and the Covington Trailhead Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 985.892-1873
French Market 1008 North Peters Street, New Orleans. Open 7 days a week 504.522-2621
Freret Market 4400 Freret Street, New Orleans. First Saturday of the month, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 504.638-2589
German Coast Farmer's Market East Bank: Ormond Plantation, 13786 River Road, Destrehan. Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon West Bank: 13969 River Road, Luling (0.7 miles north of I-310 exit) Wednesday 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Gretna Farmers Market 300 Huey P. Long Avenue (between 3rd and 4th), Gretna. Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Harrison Avenue Marketplace 801 Harrison Avenue, New Orleans. Every second Wednesday of the month, 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Kenner Farmers Market Rivertown Heritage Park, Kenner, LA. 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month, May-October. Opens May 19, 2012. More information: Maria Bourgeois 504.468.7211
Mandeville Trailhead Market 675 Lafitte Street in Mandeville, LA. 985.624-3147 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Marketplace at Armstrong Park Armstrong Park on Rampart St in New Orleans. Thursdays from 2:00 - 6:00 pm effective Nov 14th - December 13th. The market reopens February 21st 2013. More information: Bridget M. Johnson 504.684.5410 ext 3
Pass Christian Farmers Market Downtown Pass Christian, 115 Davis Street, across the street from Lizzie's Cafe and between Martin Hardware and Hancock Bank, Pass Christian, MS. 228.234.8732 or email@example.com, Saturdays, 8 - 12 p.m.
Real Food Gulf Coast Farmers Markets in Mississippi: Saturdays in Ocean Springs (9 a.m. - 1 p.m.) and Long Beach (9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Red Stick Farmers Market 5th Street between Main and North streets in Baton Rouge, LA. Saturday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. 8470 Goodwood Boulevard, Baton Rouge. Tuesday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. 225.267-506
Sankofa Farmers Market Holy Angels Complex, 3500 St.Claude Ave at Gallier, New Orleans. Saturday 10am-2pm. 504.875.4268
St. Bernard Seafood and Farmers Market 409 Aycock Street, Arabi, St. Bernard. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Vietnamese Farmers Market 14401 Alcee Fortier Boulevard, New Orleans. Saturday, 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Waveland Farmers Market 301 Coleman Avenue in Waveland, MS. Wednesday 6 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 601.273-6403
Westwego Farmers and Fisheries Market 484 Sala Avenue and Fourth Street, Westwego. Saturday 10:00 a.m. 504.341-3424 ext 209
Hollygrove Market and Farm (CSA-style cooperative and retail market) 8301 Olive St. New Orleans, LA Tuesday 12-6pm, Saturday 10am-2pm. Produce Box pick-up times on website.
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.
The Crescent City Farmers Market operates weekly year-round in four New Orleans neighborhoods. The market hosts nearly 80 local small farmers, fishers and food producers, and more than 100,000 shoppers annually.