Products in Demand

If you are considering applying to join the Crescent City Farmers Market as a vendor, these are products that shoppers regularly request. This list may help you plan how you might enter the Market.

These are products for which we perceive there to be greater demand than current supply or that we do not currently offer.

Unprocessed Produce, such as Raw Fruits and Vegetables

  • Artichokes
  • Asparagus
  • Bananas
  • Figs
  • Kiwi
  • Leeks
  • Olives
  • Papayas
  • Passion fruit
  • Louisiana peaches and other stone fruit
  • Shelled peas and beans
  • Shelled pecans
  • Sorghum
  • Star fruit
  • Heirloom vegetables
  • Black walnuts

Value-added Products, such as Prepared Food

  • Cane syrup
  • Pickles
  • Sausage and other value-added meat products
  • Sorghum products
  • Sugar, raw
  • Vinegar

Meat, Poultry, Seafood, and Dairy

  • Aged cheeses
  • Cottage cheese
  • Grass-fed beef
  • Local caviar
  • Free-range chicken and poultry
  • Oysters
  • Heritage breed pork

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.