Market 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.
November 10 until March 9, Thursday Market is operating within its Winter Hours of 3-6 pm to accommodate the end of Daylight Saving.
Strawberry Orange Green Smoothie
Looking for a healthy way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Try this recipe for a green smoothie full of ingredients you can find at the market. Pick up your strawberries, citrus, and greens at all of our markets.
- 6-8 whole strawberries (can be already frozen)
- ½ peeled orange
- 2 stalks celery
- 2 cups fresh kale or spinach
- 2 tablespoons ground flax seed
- 1 teaspoon turmeric
- 1 cup of water or milk of choice (more if needed to blend smoothly)
Place ingredients in high powered blender in order of the recipe. Blend until very smooth, about 45 seconds, adding more fluid if needed.
The 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.