Farmers Markets

Shopping at Farmers Markets promotes healthly living because you eat fruits and vegetables that are fresher than store bought produce and reduces transportation emissions as the food doesn’t have to travel far to the consumer’s table. Plus, you are helping local farmers!

Find out more about the Crescent City Farmers Market
For your Farmers Market Finds:
Eula Mae’s Cajun Kitchen: Cooking Through the Seasons on Avery Island
by Eula Mae Dore
Local Flavors: Cooking and Eating from America’s Farmers Markets
by Deborah Madison
Fresh from the Farmers Market: Year-Round Recipes for the Pick of the Crop
by Janet Fletcher
Chez Panisse Vegetables
by Alice Waters

Monday Markets:

Refresh Market
4pm – 7pm
300 N Broad St.
The weekly Monday market offers local produce, homemade kimchi, cocoa-fruit leather, pesto and salad dressing.

Tuesday Markets:

Crescent City Farmers Market – Uptown
9 am – 1 pm
River Road side of Uptown Square, Uptown
Join us every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with farmers, fishers, and the Green Plate Special.
Visit their online Recipe Archive.

Wednesday Markets:

Covington Farmers Market
10 am – 2 pm
The Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire
The market offers fresh local goods every week.

Crescent City Farmers Market – French Quarter
1 pm – 5 pm
1235 N. Peters Street in the French Market
This historic space comes alive with fresh local produce, cooking demonstrations and live music. Complimentary parking is available for Crescent City Farmers Market shoppers. Credit/debit and SNAP are gladly accepted in exchange for market tokens issued at the welcome table.
Visit their online Recipe Archive.

Thursday Markets:

Crescent City Farmers Market – Mid-City
3 pm to 7 pm
3700 Orleans Ave [parking lot of American Can Co]The market offers fresh produce, fresh fish and seafood, prepared foods, pesto, bakery items, herbs, native plants and locally roasted coffee. Visit their online Recipe Archive.

Marketplace at Armstrong Park
3 pm – 7 pm
901 N. Rampart St., between St. Ann and St. Phillip streets.
The farmers market aims to bring awareness to nutritional benefits of fresh foods, to cultivate an opportunity for local artists to sell handmade crafts, and to provide another avenue of exposure and income for local musical artists.

Saturday Markets:

Camellia City Market
8 am – 12 pm
City Parking Lot at Robert Street and Front Street, Slidell
Camellia City Market is a true farmers market which focuses primarily on regionally grown fresh produce, but also incorporates produce related goods and food service items.

Covington Farmers Market
8:00 am -12:00 pm
Covington City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington
The market offers fresh local goods every week.

Crescent City Farmers Market – Downtown
8 am – 12 noon
Corner of Magazine and Girod, CBD
Join us every Saturday from 8 am to 12 noon at the corner of Magazine and Girod.
Visit their online Recipe Archive.

Crescent City Farmers Market – Rivertown
9 am – 1 pm
Heritage Park (where Williams Blvd. meets the river), Kenner, La
The market offers fresh local produce, honey, seafood, bakery items, and a special event each week. This market runs weekly on Saturdays with a summer break for the months of August and September.

Gretna Farmers Market
8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Gretna Market Place, between 3rd and 4th streets at 300 Huey P. Long Avenue, Gretna
The weekly rain-or-shine Gretna Farmers Market features more than 30 vendors offering a wide range of fruits and vegetables, meats and flowers. Free admission.

Vietnamese Farmers Market
Saturdays, 5:30 am – 9 am
14401 Alcee Fortier Blvd, New Orleans East
Each Saturday, over 20 vendors set up shop on blankets spread with produce: chili, okra, lemon grass, snow peas, as well as bananas, papaya and figs. Beyond the courtyards are shops selling Vietnamese bakeries and imported groceries.

Every Day Markets / Fresh Food Markets

Metairie Marche
Open Monday – Saturday, 10 am – 6 pm
4516 Clearview Pkwy Metairie, LA
The market stocks an array of delicious local foods and has their Local Cooling Farms pork, beef and eggs on hand, along with other meats, produce, ferments and preserves from other area producers.

Sankofa Fresh Stop Market
Open Monday – Thursday, 9:30 am – 4 pm
5200 Dauphine St
The Fresh Stop Market is a fresh produce retail market in the Lower Ninth Ward. It operates year-round and is the only fresh food outlet in the Lower Ninth Ward that consistently offers a variety of fresh, locally sourced foods. The Fresh Stop carries locally sourced produce, eggs, and seafood.

Westwego Seafood Market
Daily (More vendors on weekend)
100 Westbank Expressway
This is an open market where you can get fresh seafood from the fisherman. Best to visit on the weekends as that’s when most vendors are there.