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November 10 until March 9, Thursday Market is operating within its Winter Hours of 3-6 pm to accommodate the end of Daylight Saving.


Backwater Foie Gras

Now welcoming Backwater Foie Gras, an established CCFM Thursday market vendor, to the Tuesday market! Backwater Foie Gras was started in 2019 as a way to return to natural, sustainable, pre-industrial farming. They have taken inspiration from friends who moved to LA from France and from 5,000 years of agricultural and culinary tradition. The family farm, run by three generations out in Bush, LA, encourages curious customers to reach out to them online or pay a visit to the property to better understand what it means to humanely raise foie gras. Ross McKnight, the market face of the operation, says that their pasture-raised, artisanal approach to farming the ducks has been a game-changer for many doubtful minds and that right now, the focus is “creating something beautiful in cooperation with the natural abilities of these amazing waterfowl.” The dedication and effort that keeps the family together and in business are present in their care for their quality products. Find Ross at our Tuesday and Thursday markets with foie gras and other duck charcuterie, as well as various frozen cuts of duck.





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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.