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.
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Viola’s Heritage Breads - Meet Carla Briggs of Viola’s Heritage Breads! After baking professionally for over 20 years, Carla created Viola’s Heritage Breads with the goal to create a perpetual international business. Viola’s Heritage Breads provides high-quality and flavorful bread, and is rooted in honoring the contributions of people of color in the culinary world. Viola’s menu is crafted to create flavor using fresh, high-quality, and wholesome ingredients. Find Viola’s Heritage Breads Sunday mornings at the City Park market!
La Vie En Rose - Meet Kirby Jones, the owner of La Vie En Rose! With deep roots in New Orleans Creole culture dating back to the 1800s, Kirby first fell in love with coffee when her grandmother, who lived across the street from the sugarcane fields in Lutcher, LA, handed her a cup of coffee and bunny bread to dip in it. Be sure to stop by La Vie En Rose’s table at the Sunday City Park Market and check out their cold brew and one-of-a-kind cakes and pastries!
Passion Flour Baked Goods - Passion Flour is a team effort, with spouses Ryder––the baker––and Jade––the manager and cake decorator––working together to create something unique. Passion Flour is an innovative micro-bakery that creates delicious and visually-striking pastries, cakes, and drinks with an emphasis on tropical and local ingredients, carrying a healthy selection of vegan and gluten-free options. Find them at the Thursday Mid-City Market.
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.