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Isabel's Tamales and Produce

Hailing from Independence, Louisiana, Isabel and the Mendez family grow a variety of produce on their farm, ranging from okra in the summertime to broccoli and cauliflower come winter. In addition to her fresh produce, Isabel’s is famously known for her freshly made tamales (veggie, cheese, jalapeño, and bean), available at Thursday and Sunday markets, and breakfast burritos, available at Tuesday and Sunday market. Isabel’s well-known tamales and burritos are best paired with her homemade tortilla chips and salsas. Treat yourself to something special at Isabel’s Tamales & Produce at each of our three weekly markets.


Contact: Maria Isabel and Miguel Mendez

Phone: 985-981-2622


Location: Independence, LA

Products: Heirloom strawberries, tomatoes, eggplant, okra, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, squash, cucumbers, mustard, radishes, tamales (veggie, cheese, jalapeno, and bean), red and green salsa, pico de gallo, tortilla chips, muscadine grapes, and eggs



About Us

Market UmbrellaMarket Umbrella is an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3), based in New Orleans, whose mission is to cultivate the power of farmers markets to drive economic and community health in the region. Market Umbrella has operated the Crescent City Farmers Markets (CCFM) since 1995.

Crescent City Farmers MarketThe Crescent City Farmers Market operates weekly year-round throughout New Orleans. The CCFM hosts 70+ local small farmers, fishers, and food producers, and more than 150,000 shoppers annually.