• Check out what’s fresh at the CCFM
    Check out what’s fresh at the CCFM
  • Kid Chef Eliana visits the CCFM
    Kid Chef Eliana visits the CCFM
  • Sunny day at the CCFM
    Sunny day at the CCFM
  • Smiles are free at the CCFM
    Smiles are free at the CCFM
  • Find some buds at the CCFM
    Find some buds at the CCFM

 

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Greaux the Good Launches This Week! | October 3, 2022

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Greaux the Good Launches This Week!

The Greaux the Good program has officially launched! Greaux the Good will provide funding to Louisiana food businesses like farmers' markets, produce stands, and CSAs to create or expand nutrition incentive programs for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) and Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP). Greaux the Good aims to increase the amount of fresh and local food consumed by Louisiana families who need it most. Incentive programs increase the purchasing power of shoppers using SNAP or FMNP, which boosts the number of shoppers and sales at farmers' markets and other similar outlets!

Are you interested in learning more about the Greaux the Good program? We encourage you to visit the newly updated website, greauxthegoodla.org. For more information about becoming a partner, the Partner Interest Form launches on October 6th and can be found under the Becoming a Partner tab.

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Welcome Greaux the Good Team!

We are so excited to announce two new staff members at Market Umbrella! Chelsea Triche and Katie Weaver are joining us as the Greaux the Good Program Director and Manager, respectively. Both team members will greatly increase our capacity to work towards increased food access across the state!

Chelsea Triche was born in New Orleans and lived there until Hurricane Katrina. She then relocated just north of Baton Rouge. She holds multiple certifications from organizations like the Association of Food and Drug Officials and the National Restaurant Association. Her professional experience includes program coordinator for two federally-funded projects, food analysis laboratory manager, and programs manager.

Katie is originally from a small town in central Pennsylvania. New to New Orleans in 2021, Katie jumped feet-first into learning how local farmers and businesses can better support their communities in her time working with the Abita Springs Art & Farmers Market. She is excited to join the Market Umbrella Team!

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Meeting Face-to-Face!

Wednesday, September 28 marked Market Umbrella’s first in-person board meeting in over two years! Throughout the evening, attendees snacked on fresh goodies from our markets, discussed the future of the organization, and were finally able to share space again. We are currently recruiting board members, especially people with backgrounds in finance. If you or anybody you know is interested, please contact our Executive Director, Cordelia Heaney, at cordelia@marketumbrella.org!

CCFM Protein Guide

As we head into fall and our produce offerings increase in bounty, you can also count on an abundance of protein at each of our markets! Check out our weekly market list of high-quality traditional protein and plant-based protein.

Tuesday Uptown Market:

  • Black Creek Farm with GMO-free, pasture-raised, grass-fed beef and pork products
  • T&R Dairy with grass-fed beef and pork
  • Pete & Clara’s Seafood with shrimp and crab meat

Thursday Mid-City Market:

  • Sunset Oaks Farm with GMO-free, pasture-raised, grass-fed chicken, pork, and beef
  • VEGGI’s tofu at the SPROUT Farm to Truck table
  • Backwater Foie Gras with duck meat
  • T&R Dairy with grass-fed beef and pork
  • Pete & Clara’s Seafood with shrimp and crab meat

Sunday City Park Market:

  • Anna Marie Seafood with shrimp and a variety of fish including snapper and grouper
  • Black Creek Farm or Sunset Oaks Farm with GMO-free, pasture-raised, grass-fed pork, chicken, and beef products
  • T&R Dairy with grass-fed beef and pork

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Vendor of the Week:

Sunset Oaks Farm

Welcome, Sunset Oaks Farm! Family and veteran-owned, operated and farmed by husband and wife duo Robert and Jodie Harrison, Sunset Oaks Farm is a regenerative and pasture-based farm striving to provide local communities with ethically-raised and nutrient-dense meat and eggs. First established in 2020 in Picayune, Mississippi, Sunset Oaks operates with the mission of bringing cleaner, real food back to the table and back to their local community. With a range of chicken, pork, and beef products, Sunset Oaks prides itself in its humane and regenerative practices that involve using every part of the animal and regularly moving their grazing cattle to continuously provide a range of nutrients to their animals and back to the land they are working with. Find Sunset Oaks at our Thursday Mid-City market and every other Sunday market at City Park!

Recipe of the Week:

Juicy Oven Baked Chicken Breast

If we haven’t already made it blatantly obvious, we are super excited to now have a vendor with a range of never-before-seen-at-market chicken products, including chicken breasts! Pick up Sunset Oak’s chicken breasts this Thursday or Sunday and try out this easy and delicious, juicy oven-baked chicken breast recipe. Cheers to our first Morsel chicken breast recipe - many more to come!

What’s your favorite dish to make after visiting the Crescent City Farmers Market? Share your recipes with us on Instagram or Facebook and it might be featured in our weekly newsletter!

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November 10 until March 9, Thursday Market is operating within its Winter Hours of 3-6 pm to accommodate the end of Daylight Saving.

About Us

Market UmbrellaMarket 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.

Crescent City Farmers MarketThe 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.