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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. To…

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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, delicious recipes featuring all things lo…

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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. On Jan.…

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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 free food to parents who receive Cash Value Vouchers throug…

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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 start the feast. Among the culinary choices:  Coquette Chef Kristen Ess…

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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. For 21 years, we found the Saturday version of the  Crescent City Farmer…

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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 -- that…

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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 Saturday (Oct. 1), the farmers market will setup at 750 Carondelet St. near Julia S…

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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 likely spot some familiar chefs from local restaurants making the rounds of …

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Farmers market move: just a few blocks, but still a big change for Crescent City Farmers Market

Around the world, you find farmers markets in historic halls of iron and glass and in leafy, bucolic town squares. For 21 years, we found the Saturday version of the  Crescent City Farmer…

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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 market hosts nearly 80 local small farmers, fishers and food producers, and more than 100,000 shoppers annually.

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