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.
Good Food Concepts
There are many injustices within our food system which often mirror other forms of inequality and oppression within our society, many of which have been exacerbated during the pandemic. The movement for food justice seeks to solve these inequities through systemic changes in the way we grow and distribute food. Achieving food justice would mean creating a world where everyone has fair access to nutritious food that is grown sustainably under just work conditions. See how activists across the country are working toward food justice in the short film Food (Justice) for All, part of the PBS documentary series Food Forward.
The Crescent City Farmers Market operates weekly year-round throughout New Orleans. The CCFM hosts nearly 60 local small farmers, fishers, and food producers, and more than 150,000 shoppers annually.