Make groceries with local farmers, fishers, and food producers in the French Market. Free 2 hour validated parking for market shoppers in our riverside lot with market purchase.
This month is our #RipeandReady30 social media campaign! Tag your photos of eating, growing, cooking and enjoy Creole tomatoes up on facebook and instagram until the end of Creole Tomato Fest; we will be sharing our favorites throughout the month (with prizes!)! Are YOU #RipeandReady for the 30th annual Creole Tomato Fest?!
Live Music every Wednesday!
May 4: Sweet Jones
May 11: Spider Murphy
May 16: Patrick Cooper
May 25: Royal Rounders
June 1: St Rock Synchopators
June 8: Spider Murphy
June 15: Royal Rounders
June 22: Carolyn Broussard
June 29: Patrick Cooper. Special Cheese-making demonstration with Continental Provisions as part of the 2016 Eat Local Challenge. Details here.
July 6: Spider Murphy
July 13: Royal Rounders
Join us for ongoing series and presentations monthly as well!
Doc Griggs, “Doc at the Market” Healthy living presentation and cooking demo. Every 2nd Wednesday, 2:30pm. Next presentation: April 20. Get Checked, Get Fit, Get Moving!
BACKGROUND: In May of 2014, The French Market Corporation Board of Directors approved a cooperative endeavor between FMC and Market Umbrella to create a year-round weekly farmers market featuring local growers and products, data analysis of community needs, census of market visitors, mentorship of current daily Farmers Market operators, as well as a new food incubator program to train local culinary entrepreneurs. Market Umbrella currently operates three farmers markets throughout the city. A 501c3 nonprofit corporation, the organization is devoted to cultivating the field of public markets for public good. Crescent City Farmers Markets was established in 1995.The French Market Corporation is a public benefits corporation that operates six blocks of property in the lower French Quarter, including the iconic farmers and flea market, open daily.
For more information, visit www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org