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Crescent City Farmers Market to temporarily close starting March 19

Beginning on March 19, 2020, the Crescent City Farmers Market will cease market operations until further notice to minimize any risk to shoppers and vendors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

While we feel that we have instituted many safety precautions at market since the onset of this crisis, the safest measure at this time is extreme social distancing. Rest assured that in the meantime, Market Umbrella staff will be working diligently behind the scenes to develop ways to continue to support our vendors as well as our communities’ vulnerable populations. We will use this time to explore innovative options such as ways to create a virtual market place. This has been a very difficult decision but the health and wellness of our community is our top priority.

Crescent City Farmers Market has partnered with Top Box Foods to create boxes full of CCFM vendor products for home delivery on Tuesdays/Wednesdays and Fridays/Saturdays. Boxes are available at Top Box Foods. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to see when sales are launched.

Please check back regularly for updates as we work to organize additional methods for food distribution.

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Mid-City, Thursday Market

Mid-City Crescent City Farmers MarketNext Market: Temporarily Closed
3 pm to 7 pm

American Can Company

3700 Orleans Ave. at the Bayou

As many of you will remember, in 2002, local farmers, fishermen, and food artisans gathered in the parking lot of the American Can Co. for the first time to sell their products to crowds of hungry New Orleanians. The market, run by the Crescent City Farmers Market, became a popular community meeting place, as well as a bustling center of commerce. When the CCFM regrouped after Hurricane Katrina, one of the casualties was this much-loved Thursday evening market.

In the spring of 2008, thanks to Cork & Bottle proprietor Jon Smith’s steadfast commitment to his community and the dedication of a core group of market vendors, the Mid-City Green Market opened in the same space. Now, the market has returned to the CCFM family with the hope that this will ensure its future growth and development for residents and neighbors in Mid-City.

The Thursday Market runs year-round from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Orleans Avenue and Bayou St. John, in the parking lot of the American Can Co..

Directions and Parking Tips:

The Thursday Market is located at Orleans Avenue and Bayou St. John in New Orleans' vibrant Mid-City neighborhood. There's a considerable amount of parking in the neighborhood so please park legally.

From I-10 Westbound:

Take Exit 235A for Orleans Avenue towards Vieux Carre. Turn right onto Orleans Avenue and drive 1.5 miles. Cross Bayou St. John and the market will be on the left, in the parking lot of the American Can Co.

From I-10 Eastbound:

Approaching New Orleans from the west, take exit 231A for Metairie Rd. and City Park Avenue. Turn left onto Metairie Rd. which turns into City Park Avenue. Drive 0.7 miles and take a slight right at Orleans Avenue. and drive an additional 0.7 miles. The market will be on your right in the parking lot of the American Can Co. just before you reach Bayou St. John.

Mid-City Vendors Scheduled for

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Our Markets

Uptown
Tuesdays

Temporarily Closed

9 am to 1 pm

Uptown Square

200 Broadway St. at the River

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Bywater
Wednesdays

Temporarily Closed

3 pm to 7 pm

Crescent Park
Chartres St. at Piety St.

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Ochsner
Wednesdays

Temporarily Closed

3 pm to 7 pm

Ochsner Rehabilitation Hospital
2614 Jefferson Hwy. at Maine St.

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Mid-City
Thursdays

Temporarily Closed

3 pm to 7 pm

American Can Company

3700 Orleans Ave. at the Bayou

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Bucktown
Fridays

Temporarily Closed

3 pm to 7 pm

Bucktown Harbor

325 Metairie Hammond Hwy. 
at the Lake

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Downtown
Saturdays

Temporarily Closed

8 am to 12 pm

Central Business District
750 Carondelet St. at Julia St.

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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 in four New Orleans neighborhoods. The CCFM hosts nearly 80 local small farmers, fishers and food producers, and more than 100,000 shoppers annually.