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Nut N Seedy

Meet Darren Smith, the man behind your favorite granola. Darren started off making granola for his own consumption. He was unsatisfied with the options on grocery store shelves, often finding them overly sweet or not sweet at all. Thus, Darren set off to create the perfect balance of sweetness to start his mornings. After discovering how much he enjoyed making granola, he began to expand his business for the consumption of others. Darren’s Nut N Seedy graNOLA is made with all whole grains, and is organic and locally sourced wherever possible. The whole grains allow you to eat less, but feel fuller longer and help you get your daily fiber, protein, and other nutrients. The product is naturally gluten-free with no preservatives. Try Darren’s graNOLA at our Bywater and Bucktown markets.


Contact: Darren Smith

Phone: 504-616-3683


Location: Metairie, LA

Products: Granola


About Us

Market UmbrellaMarket 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 MarketThe 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.