As our local shops and markets close, buying local food direct from farmers becomes all the more important. Here is a list of farm, fishers, restaurants and food producers finding innovative ways to get food to you.
This will be updated regularly. Crescent City Farmers Market is also a resource for sales from their vendors.
Produce and Farm Goods
Crescent City Farmers Market Box from Top Box Foods, Market Umbrella and SPROUT NOLA. Full of local food from various farms and farmers. Limited quantity so order early. This box will double SNAP dollars so SNAP recipients pay half price. $30
River Queen Greens Farm Share- customizable farm boxes picked up at locations around the city. One time purchase or membership. SNAP payment benefits to come this fall.
Local Cooling Farms Farm Hub- local farm hub for pre-order at spots around the city or their Metairie gardening shop.
Major Acre Farm- currently on break!
Covey Rise Farms- Farm stands at locations around the region. Now offering “first come first serve” variety veggie boxes/farm shares. Check instagram and website for times and places.
Nola Food Coop- local food grocer with SNAP acceptance.
Compostella Farm- Retail Salad Greens (arugula, lettuce mix, mustard blend, baby kale mix), New Orleans Food Coop, Laughing Buddha Nursery and Local Cooling Farm Hubs, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Baby T-Rex Farms- Microgreens, herbs, cut flowers (vegetables beginning in mid-April). Located in lower Mid-City; Pick up or delivery to anyone located within 2 miles. Reach out on Instagram (@babytrexfarms) or at email@example.com
Plants and Plant starts
Delta Flora Native Plants- Louisiana native plants, veggie starts and culinary and medicinal herbs.
2710 Touro St. @ Duels St., Hours: Tuesday 2-6, Sunday 9-1, or by appointment. Curbside pickup and delivery available. Visit Delta Flora Native Plants on Facebook or email firstname.lastname@example.org for availability sheet.
Too Tall Farm & Nursery–Plant starts: veggies, culinary herbs, medicinal herbs, edible flowers. Check out Instagram @too_tall_farm for our open nursery times and a plant list (in bio). DM us, email email@example.com or text Maggie @ 847-987-4565 to put in an order for pick-up. Will deliver orders of 6 plants or more.
Hot Plants NOLA- edible and practical plant starts. Delivery and pick-up at nursery.
Pete and Clara's Seafood Offering fresh and frozen local fish for delivery or meet up. Call or text 504-669-4379. Also available at Crescent City Farmers Market (call ahead for availability).
Four Winds Seafood Shrimp and fish. Call Kay Brandhurst for info on current offerings and how to get it. 504-228-8038. Also available at Crescent City Farmers Market (call ahead for availability).
New Orleans restaurants are suffering a hard hit due to COVID-19 closures. We encourage folks to continue to support their favorite local spots by directly purchasing gift cards or merchandise through the establishment.