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.
Grow Dat Youth Farm
On their seven-acre site in the middle of City Park, Grow Dat Youth Farm operates a two-acre sustainable farm. In addition to growing produce, the nonprofit runs a program for youth to expand their community leadership skills while learning about sustainable farming and food justice. Stop by the Saturday market where you can buy carrots, kale, salad mixes, fresh herbs and more from the youth themselves!
Contact: Morris Richardson
Location: New Orleans, LA
Products: Fresh herbs, seasonal produce, cherry tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, summer squash, garlic, onions, greens, and more
Certified Naturally Grown
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.