Farmers And Arts MarketsHere's a guide to help you make a fun-filled day of it as you navigate your way around the best NOLA has to offer - great, fresh, locally sourced food, and some pretty cool arts and crafts, too! Abita Springs Art and Farmers Market 2204 Main St., Abita Springs; Every Sunday, noon-4 pm 985.807.4447; townofabitasprings.com/farmers-market Locally grown produce, baked goods, meats, dairy, and more. Arts Market of New Orleans Palmer Park, corner of S. Carrollton and S. Claiborne Avenues, New Orleans; 504.523.1465; artscouncilofneworleans.org Last Saturday of each month, 10 am-4 pm Featuring paintings, photography, jewelry, and more from the region's best artisans. While you're browsing, take a break and check out live music by Louisiana musicians, and delicious food made by local vendors. Camellia City Farmers Market Olde Towne Slidell, 1808 Front St., Highway 11, Slidell; 8 am-noon (every Saturday) 985.640.7112; camelliacitymarket.org Food, produce, art, and more! Covington Farmers Market Covington City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington; 8 am-noon (every Saturday) Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire Ave., Covington; 10 am-2 pm (every Wednesday) 985.966.1786; covingtonfarmersmarket.org Fruit and vegetables from local producers, and locally produced eggs, milk, cheese, meat, poultry, and seafood. Prepared items include jam and jelly, juice and popsicles, Greek and Mediterranean food, authentic Mexican salsas and tamales, Italian food, bread, pastries, pies, candy, and more, all fresh and produced locally. The market offers a broad selection of live native, ornamental, and culinary plants. Crescent City Farmers Market 200 Broadway St., New Orleans; 9 am-1 pm (every Tuesday) French Market, 1235 N. Peters St., New Orleans; 1-5 pm (every Wednesday) 3700 Orleans Ave. at Bayou St. John, New Orleans; (every Thursday) 750 Carondelet St., New Orleans; 8 am-noon (every Saturday) 504.861.4488; crescentcityfarmersmarket.org Year-round market featuring seasonal fruits, veggies, and seafood, as well as year-round offerings of baked goods, diary, exotic meats, grass-fed beef and pot, flowers, and plants. Farmers Arts Metairie Market Bayou Metairie Park, Metairie Road at Metairie Lawn Drive; Please see their website for dates and times. 504.913.4487; oldmetairiegardenclub.com Market’s vender’s offerings from vegan ice cream to produce, arts and crafts, exercise demos and much more. Freret Market 4421 Ferret St., New Orleans; First Saturday of the month, except for June, July and August, 11 am-4 pm freretmarket.org The market is split along three category lines: food, art, and flea. Besides all of the great shopping every week, the market also hosts local restaurants, live music, and a kids' area. German Cost Farmers' Market Winnwood Shopping Center, 1313 Paul Maillard Road, Luling; 1-5 pm (every Wednesday) Ormond Plantation, 13786 River Road, Destrehan; 8 am-noon (every Saturday) 504.782.8517; germancoastfarmersmarket.org Fresh fruit, vegetables, flowers, and other products. Gretna Farmers' Market 300 block of Huey P. Long Avenue, Gretna, Every Saturday, 8:30 am-12:30 pm 504.361.1822; gretnafarmersmarket.com Fresh produce, baked goods, barbecue, prepared goods, gift items, and more. Grow Dat Farm Stand 750 Carondelet St Warehouse District; Every Saturday, 8 am-noon, Jan. 27 - June 26, 2-18 504.300.1132; growdatyouthfarm.org At Grow Dat's booth at the bustling downtown farmer’s market, you’ll find youth employees selling seasonal produce and answering questions about our programs and growing methods. Harrison Avenue Marketplace 801 Harrison Ave., New Orleans; Second Wednesday of every month, 5-8:30 pm (no market in July and August) 504.535.4486; harrisonavenuemarketplace.org It's more of a family-friendly "happening" than a farmer' or art market, with music and entertainment, in addition to the vendors offering food and handmade crafts. Lafitte Street Market Across from Mandeville Trailhead, 698 Lafitte St., Mandeville; 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Thursdays, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Saturdays (985) 630-2990; facebook.com/LafitteStreetMarket Offerings include locally roasted small batch coffee, salt free spice blends and infused oils, natural skin care products, beef jerky, locally made wine, confectionery goodies such as fig cookies, pralines, and anything chocolate, kettle corn, nitro coffee, kombucha, local honey, marina sauce, fresh made bread and butter, fresh grown produce, farm eggs, local soups, tamales, and the list goes on. Marketplace at Armstrong Park Armstrong Park, Bound by St. Philip St., Rampart St., Basin St., St. Peter St., and N. Villere St.; 3-7 pm (every Thursday) 504.286.2100; facebook.com/MarketplaceArmstrongPark Featuring fresh produce, seafood, goods, and prepared foods/beverages. Rivertown Farmers Market La Salle's Landing, 2115 Rev. Richard Wilson Drive, Kenner; 8 am-1 pm (every Saturday) 504.468.7211; visitjeffersonparish.com/event/farmers-market-in-kenners-rivertown/1/ Featuring fresh produce, dry goods, plants, and crafts. Sankofa Fresh Stop 5029 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans; 9 am-1 pm (every Saturday) Summer location: 5200 Dauphine St.; 9:30 am-4 pm (every Monday-Thursday) 504.872.9214; sankofanola.org Open-air fresh produce market with locally sourced produce, eggs, breads, and seafood. Sankofa Mobile Market Villa St. Maurice, 500 St. Maurice Ave., New Orleans; 3-4 pm (second and fourth Tuesdays) Hollygrove Senior Center, 3300 Hamilton St., New Orleans; 1-2 pm (second and third Thursdays) L9 Senior Center, 1616 Caffin Ave., New Orleans; 11 am-noon (third Thursdays) Royal Castle Childhood Center, 3800 Eagle St., New Orleans; 4-5 pm (first Fridays) Broadmoor Arts and Wellness Center, 3900 General Taylor St., New Orleans; 3-4 pm (second Fridays) sankofanola.org/mobile-market Works with the open-air market to strengthen the community-based food system by linking fresh food to the community of the 9th Ward. Westwego Farmers & Fisheries Market 484 Sala Ave., Westwego 504.341.9083; cityofwestwego.com A permanent public market that will serve our diverse population, preserve our rich cultural & culinary heritage and enhance quality of life and provide vendors and farmers a convenient and economical venue to sell their products. Products include: prepared foods, seasonal vegetables and fruit, fresh yard eggs, candles, handmade soaps, jelly, plants, crafts, and handcrafted jewelry.