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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.

Recipe of the Week

Fletcher Farms

Some of William Fletcher’s fondest memories as a child are of picking strawberries at his grandparents’ farm in Ponchatoula where he grew up. After completing university and moving away for several years, William decided to return to his grandparents’ land and continue the family tradition after the farm had been abandoned for many years. With over six acres planted with sweet Louisiana strawberries and another five acres planted with seasonal vegetables, Fletcher Farm has become a staple of the CCFM and the CCFM home delivery box. At the Fletcher Farm booth you will find strawberries, seasonal produce, and pantry staples such as strawberry barbeque sauce, pepper jelly, pepper jelly vinaigrette, and their famous “Gammie Jammie,” a strawberry jam named after his grandmother where the recipe originates. Recovering from Hurricane Ida, we are excited to welcome Fletcher Farms back as a year-round vendor at our Tuesday markets!

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Contact: Ginger Fletcher

Phone: 985-981-6808

Contact: William Fletcher

Phone: 985-507-1840

Email: wmfletcherfarm@yahoo.com

Facebook: Fletcher Strawberry Farm

Location: Ponchatoula, LA

Products: Strawberries, tomatoes, onions, beans, cucumbers, yellow squash, zucchini, eggplant, peas, mustard greens, corn


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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.