3-course interview: Morris Richardson, farmer

Morris and Gloria Richardson raise goats and lamb on their farm in Wiggins, Mississippi. They sell dairy products, goat and lamb meat and goat milk-based skin care products via their websit…

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What's new in South Market District? 14 stores and restaurants

The weekly Saturday farmers market was held in a parking lot at the corner of Girod and Magazine Street for 20 years before the property owner in 2016 announced plans to redevelop the lot. …

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Get the Skinny on Eat Fit NOLA at the Crescent City Farmers Market!

Ochsner’s Eat Fit NOLA has teamed up with the Crescent City Farmers Market to host monthly Eat Fit NOLA Chef Cooking Demos to showcase nutritious, de…

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New initiative helps moms gain access to fresh produce at farmers markets

Breastfeeding mothers, or those who receive benefits from the federal program Women, Infants and Children, better known as WIC, now have a unique, new resource for healthy options.

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Crescent City Farmers Market programs give free food to mothers

Crescent City Farmers Market is working to put more fruits and vegetables on the tables of poor New Orleanians by offering $48 in fre…

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Crescent City Farmers Market's Moonlight Market is an epicurean's delight

As partygoers entered Crescent City Farmers Market's Moonlight Market, a problem presented itself early: where to s…

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Where Y'Eat: A New Orleans Farmers Market on the Move

Around the world, you find farmers markets in historic halls of iron and glass and in leafy, bucolic town squares.

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Alligator hunts and cocktails at Crescent City's 'Moonlight Market' fundraiser

Imagine floating through the Louisiana bayous in search of alligator. Or, how about enjoying a week's worth of "shake-n-go salad jars" -- that is Mason jars filled with healthy salads -- th…

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The downtown Crescent City Farmers Market is moving

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — After 21 years, the downtown Crescent City Farmers Market is moving.

Starting Saturd…

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At Moonlight Market benefit, chefs, bartenders, shoppers support the farmers market

Spend some time at the Crescent City Farmers Market and, between the veggies, seafood and fresh bread, you’ll like…

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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.