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.
Louisiana Gourmet Produce
Ladies and gentlemen, the self-proclaimed Jimi Hendrix of farming, Mr. Tony Accardo. Mr. Tony comes from a long family line of farmers in Grand Point, Louisiana. The Accardos farm on rich perique soil only found in St. James Parish, where the robust, fruity perique tobacco is grown. The family specialized in heirloom varieties of tomatoes, hot peppers, and more. Mr. Tony is revving things up at the Saturday CBD market these days, so pick up some carrots from the man himself and the youngest Accardo, Kyle (pictured) for this weeks recipe!
Contact: Tony Accardo
Location: Paulina, LA
Products: Heirloom tomatoes, carrots, radishes, turnips, cabbage, cauliflower, bell peppers, hot peppers, melons, fava beans, and beets
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.