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

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.

Hollygrove Market
12 pm – 6 pm
8301 Olive St, New Orleans, LA 70118
For $25, customers receive a share of produce highlighting seasonally produce grown throughout the region. While the items in the box change every week, it always contains enough produce to meet the needs of two adults. No reservations are necessary, simply come to our market on Saturday or Tuesday to pick up your box.

Wednesday Markets:

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

Thursday Markets:

Crescent City Farmers Market – Mid-City
3 pm to 7 pm
3700 Orleans Ave [pkng 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.

Saturday Markets:

Camellia City Market
8am – 12pm
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 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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.

Gretna Farmers Market
Saturdays, 8:30am – 12:30pm
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.

Hollygrove Market
10 am – 2 pm
8301 Olive St, New Orleans, LA 70118
For $25, customers receive a share of produce highlighting seasonally produce grown throughout the region. While the items in the box change every week, it always contains enough produce to meet the needs of two adults. No reservations are necessary, simply come to our market on Saturday or Tuesday to pick up your box.

Rivertown Farmer’s Market
1st & 3rd Saturday of month, 8am-12pm
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.

Sankofa Farmers Market
10 a.m. to 2 p.m
3819 St. Claude Avenue, in front of ARISE Academy, New Orleans, LA 70117
The weekly market draws vendors from across South Louisiana to bring New Orleanians’ a varied abundance of fresh locally grown produce and specialty eats and Market hosts cooking demonstrations by the Sankofa HEAL Project students, musical performances, kids activities and community health screenings. They encourage better, healthier living for the New Orleans community and a family friendly atmosphere for market goers to gather. The market held rain or shine – if the weather is really bad, market set up in the school’s cafeteria, on the lower level (enter through the gate on the side of the main stairs).

Vietnamese Farmers Market
Saturdays, 6am – 9am
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.

Westwego Farmers and Fisheries Market
8:30am – 12:30pm
Sala Ave. at Fourth Street, Westwego
The market, located in the historic Salaville District, will feature 50 booths with recognizable historic Westwego facades such as the True Vine Baptist Church (one of the oldest churches on the West Bank) and The Wego Inn.

Every Day Markets:

Magnolia Farmer Co-Op & Market Place
Open daily, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Corner of Jackson and Simon Bolivar Avenues
Contact: Abdel-Raoof, 504-522-7688

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.