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MEET OUR VENDORS
We have the best Market Family in Town!







GRETNA FARMERS' MARKET
33 Vendors this week 

introduces 3 new vendors this week and more to follow:



A & J FRESH FROM THE BAYOU, LLC

Fresh Caught Live Crabs and Raw Shrimp!!!
Available as well as Boiled on Site!
Take some home today! Hot, Fresh, Local from Barataria 

A warm welcome to Jonathan and Angie Moll!




&

POLLY NATOR

Ginna Hoff
Featuring pesticide and herbicide free pollinator plants such as milkweed and parsley!
Seeds for native and approved non native pollinator plants, including wildflower seed mixes. Also will have eggs and caterpillars, including monarchs, on display and for sale with full instructions for home raising and garden care along with nesting boxes for bees. Educational materials and Resources of Local information 







&

NEW ORLEANS NUT COMPANY 

Noah Boshra
Louisiana Grown Pecans treated with love and care...and blending delicious flavors for your palate! Including praline, chocolate, honey and cinnamon! 






THE REST OF THE VENDORS THAT ARE MARKET FAMILY:


(VENDORS MARKED WITH *** ARE SCHEDULED TO BE HERE THIS SATURDAY

***FEKETE FARMS....fresh produce, always tasty and wonderful!  Sweet Potatoes,Summer Squash, Butternut Squash, Zucchini, Cucumbers, OKRA, Tomatoes, Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumbers, and SWEET CORN! Family owned and operated for generations!

 NANCY'S PRODUCE & TAMALES...a great variety of produce and vegetables,including yellow squash, zucchini, green beans and cucumbers, brussels sprouts.... also featuring home made salsa in hot or mild, chips, and Monterrey style tamales (chicken, beef, pork or vegetarian)  Also Amato sausages available, fresh!
Se Habla Espanol 



***CAFE HOPE/2 ACRE FARM...so much grown in those 2 acres! Fresh  local produce, all in season, herbs, broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower starts!!!!



*** RUN21 Farm..Fresh, Crisp and tended with care! Produce all from the farm in season, turkey eggs and Chicken eggs, all non GMO-fed hens. OKRA, Butternut Squash, Apple Bread and Pesto!!! Fresh milled cornmeal from the farm; family recipe! Featuring Market Baskets for $12.00 email for preorder: Run21farm@reagan.com  email to preorder OKRA, over 100 lbs ready for Market!!!



DL FARMS, LLC (CHOQUETTE) ...fresh OKRA and WATERMELON! Straight from Marrero to you! Come on by and check them out!!






*** FLEUR DE BEES...honey, fresh, from Harvey and Myrtle Grove hives. Tended locally by the expert...pollen, queen's jelly, honey, soaps, salves and balms. THE VERY BEST HONEY....perfect for allergies
504-915-5505 



 *** JO'S JELLIES...jams and jellies, made with the finest, freshest, in season fruit..and the highest quality pectin...many flavors available, sugar free too! Samples. Available in super hot habanero, Thai Pepper and Raspberry Reaper! Also sweet and mild fig in season now!



 



***VOODOUGH BAKERY...fresh baked, authentic and rustic bread...including Sourdough, Foccacias, Multi Grain, all natural, no preservatives nor artificial ingredients! Cakes, Pies, Shoe Soles, and Breakfast treats. Chef Angela!



***   THE LITTLE FLOUR BAKERY...buttery, authentic Lebanese Cookies, Amish Friendship Bread, in season fruit breads moist and tasty. Quality and beauty in baked sweet goods. Samples. Tomato bread and squash bread! made with Farmers' Market produce!
NEW ADDITIONS:  Fig, Summer Squash Bread and  Creole Tomato Bread (made with the tomatoes from Cafe Hope Farms!)  Newest additions!!!! Cherry Chocolate Chip Bread and Coconut Lime Bread!


 *** NANA'S ITALIAN COOKIES...love sweets? Huge variety of old family favorites including Fig Cookies, Cocoons, Almond Cookies, and so much more. Samples. always a favorite, every week! Great gifts too!


***SUE'S FUDGE & STUFF...delightful, famous Peanut Butter Fudge, Rocky Road fudge and smooth and creamy Pralines! Made the old fashioned way. Samples. 504-884-5737 to order ! Get your treats for that special party or occasion!! All ready to go and enjoy! Yummy!Sue's Pralines fill a Lil Deb SnowBall! Request yours!



OMG! RIDICULOUS!  HOMEADE SALSA & EATS & TREATS...home made salsa..chunky and full of flavor, Tres Leches Cake, Horchata, Monster Brownies, Meringue bites and beautiful Meringue Pops and so much more! Samples. Se Habla Espanol  504-315-0340 ...Authentic REFRIED BEANS...made slow and with the best ingredients! 



***MAMMA'S SWEET TREATS...the return of Miss Rosie and her delectable, home made from a family recipe....Sweet Potato Pies! Samples...fresh and tasty, smooth and mild..and also Frozen Fruit smoothies! Fresh and delicious for summer heat! 






*** HOME MADE BY AMY...like Bananas? Like syrup? A perfect combination to enhance any dessert...Banana syrup, made slowly and flavorfully. Also featuring Cajun Pickles! Samples.



    

*** CAJUN PORK SKINS...fresh fried, all quality, crunchy and delicious. Hot and Mild available in large and small bags. Perfect for parties or just for munching anytime, anywhere. 



***KETTLE WORKS, LLC...Kettle Cooked Popcorn, fresh right before your eyes! Savory and Sweet flavors available...large and small bags, sure to please! Bring some home for the weekend and for school snacks!

***LIL DEB'S SNOWORLD...ice cold, fresh, fine as powder ice with delicious, flavor packed syrups...sweet cream syrups too...best choice...Cheesecake Stuffed Snowball!!  New flavor: White Chocolate with Vanilla Chips!!  check out her new store location on Lafayette Street in Old Gretna!!!!
 



***COCKTAILS DE LIS...is making a "Splash in Gretna" NOW! The newest vendor is ready to delight the senses and taste buds with "virgin cocktails" using only freshly blended juices and garnished with fruit and herbs! Crisp and Cooling! A taste treat for you!


BOBBY MC'S BBQ SAUCE...family secret recipe...the only addition you need to meats, vegetables or anything grilled or cooked slowly! Marinade, dip, or however you use it it adds zing to your food! Look no further!



***PAPPA VIC'S HOGHEAD CHEESE...Chalmette Recipe...tested, tried and true...only highest quality ingredients used..available in Hot or Mild..
Sausage also available in hot or green onion; sure to please! A sell out every week!  Samples. Call if wish to preorder:  504-366-2226



 *** BOUDIN BY JAMISON...Lafayette style does not disappoint! A weekly favorite, not to be beat!  Authentic and made the right way! Samples. Has quite a following for the flavor!!!
504-343-8217 to order anytime


***  CAPT'N JACK'S SMOKEHOUSE...St. Louis Style Ribs ready to cook, vacuum packed for ultimate freshness; Stuffed Pork Chops, Chicken Thighs, Breakfast Sausages, Sage Sausage..Casseroles, Etouffe, Gumbo, all ready to heat and eat! Fresh grown herbs and spices...and the best instructions from Chef Jack!
504-615-0260 for orders anytime



*** TAILGATORS' SMOKED MEATS....fresh, slow cooked Brisket, Ribs, Whole Chicken, Turkey Legs, Turkey Breast, Andouille ,Boudin, and more...Samples
to order or pre order call:  504-382-9745 John 



*** THAI D JING BAKERY & CATERING...authentic Thai food, cooked fresh and full of flavor! Fresh Spring Rolls, Chicken and Basil Stir Fry, Green Curry Soup, Rice Flower Crackers, Pad Thai (chicken or vegetarian), Hot Fresh Beignets, Thais Tea and Lemonade. Pad Thai and Sweet and Sour Sauce, their very own!




*** STICKISITUATIONZ....regional favorites like no where else!  Yakamein, Shrimp and Grits, Sticki Shrimp, Shrimp and Corn Bisque, and more! Check out the real "Dilema" (the menu) and see it for yourself. Taste Buds' Happy place!Newest items include healthy wraps, chicken and waffles and the very newest "Dyvas Meatpies"!!



*** MELAO...Venezuelan Empenadas and Pastelitos, fresh made for you! Chef Danny does it right! Taste the flavors of South America! Take some home for later. Pastelitos filled with fresh fruit, guava and cheese too!







*** NEW ORLEANS CANDLES, SOAPS & OILS...hand poured soy candles, clean burning, fresh and fragrant; Goats' milk soaps and hand blended fragrance essential oils. "A Scent Sent from Heaven"! Perfect gifts for anyone!New fragrance line!!!: Feng Shui!



***CAJUN CORRAL FARM, LLC...goats' milk products, including soaps, balms, salves, shampoo, shaving creams and kits...the healthy alternative to lotions and soaps filled with preservatives and dangerous chemicals! Pet Goats are happy goats, come on by and check it out. Quality is never compromised here. 



 
HUNGRY HOUND HOMEMADE DOG COOKIES & TREATS...puppy treats for your four legged, furry friends!! All natural ingredients like turkey, apples, sweet potato and dehydrated turkey bacon! Puppy Muffins too, healthy! Samples. 
Hounds will WOOF them down!!!




  BOE'S BROMELIADS...tropical plant consultant, Art Boe has the most beautiful tillandsia, bromeliads and air plants! Perfect for indoors or outdoors, flowering, non flowering and many varieties available. Plants in shells and barnacles, perfect for gift giving! Mr Boe has been out, but do call to order anything (504) 416-0744 



*** ORGANICALLY GROWN BY BINDIA...perennials, annuals, herbs, flowering ornamentals, bedding and vegetable plants and more! All organic, all natural; come chat and discover how medicinally healing plants can be. Flower Leis and fresh flower bouquets. 



SHEILA'S ORCHIDS AND EXOTICS...newest plant vendor with a collection of colorful, beautiful and exotic orchids...all healthy, with instructions from experts! Perfect for indoor or mild outdoor climates! Breathtaking! will return in mid August 







***SHARPENING BY DOYLE...ex knife maker is the best choice for sharpening your garden shears, loppers, scissors, knives and anything that has a blade that needs to be sharp! Have items sharpened while you shop!  Here every other week. Can re-tip, re-serrate and sharpen Mandolines!






*** TABORS' WOODEN CRAFTS...seasonal and year round outdoor decor, including small wreaths and specializing in yard signage. Can personalize on spot or can order! 985-647-9083 Gwen and Floyd




***QUITE CONTRARY GARDENS...succulents in biodegradable pots...beautiful, easy to keep, adds to any home or garden decor! Come on by and check it out...trending and terrific! Hardy and easy to grow! Ornamentation that is effortless!





***SUZANNE'S SENSATIONS...puppy and kitty treats, all natural and home made with the healthiest ingredients...pet bling, including bandanas, collars, accessories all hand made in many sizes! Samples, come on by!






***LINDA HOURCADE, ARTIST....fine artist and seamstress/quilter Linda is here this week with pillows, holiday table runners, quilts, dish towels, prayer cards, finely sewn goods and more! Special orders accepted and delivered with quickness and quality!




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every week we have smiles, fun, and regular patrons

Thank you to all patrons who visit us!


MARKET MARCY LEE-HALL
SWEET IVY GIRL RODRIGUEZ (Gentle Ben's Sister)


HAVE EXTRA MARDI GRAS BEADS OR THROWS?

BRING TO THE GRETNA FARMERS' MARKET FOR SAVE AN ANGEL!



HAVE EXTRA NEWSPAPERS?

BRING TO THE GRETNA FARMERS' MARKET FOR THE JSPCA!



 

GRETNA MARKET TABLE IS THE PLACE TO CHECK OUT!






Friendly Volunteers weekly! Great fun!

Weeky prizes, surprise and smiles at the Market Table and also


MARKET WATER FOR SALE $1.00 

$1.00 iced, cold water 



GRETNA FARMERS' MARKET GIFT CERTIFICATES FOR SALE
makes the perfect gift
$5.00 increments
can be used at any Farmers' Market Vendor!




Mercy Rodriguez
loves kisses and treats from Hungry Hounds and Suzanne's Sensations' bling!
Nikko is taking names!
(Ben and Ivy's brother)

Ivan is ready for Market Day in Gretna!
Don't be a Sleepy Head!
Head on out to the Gretna Farmers' Market!
Tessie Ponce 






Take a book, bring a book, just share!.We need Children's Books, so feel free to drop off a the Table. Thank you!!!

KIDS' ACTIVITY WEEKLY FREE OF CHARGE

Meet us at the Kids' Table

"MISS  CINDY  "

is ready with a great activity!!!!














PET FRIENDLY AND FAMILY FRIENDLY MARKET!
(please be sure to have pets on a leash at all times)
ask at the Gretna Market Information Table 
Service Spotlight: We LOVE YOU

We would like to thank our wonderful West Jefferson Junior Air Force Cadets for their service each and every week at the Gretna Markets! 



THANK YOU, WE LOVE YOU ALL!








THANK YOU TO

Daniel Barry, Dustin Bryan, Koya Butler, Jenna Dibeh, Marshall Galaviz, Devin Gautro, Ethan Gonzales, Braa Issa, Izo Jaghama, Angelica Nguyen, Vivian Ngyuen, Torrie Shuff, Bryan Sussmann, Catherine Toribio-Terrero, Anh-Thu Truong,
 Jared Vo and Kayla Ellitt



THE GRETNA FARMERS' MARKET, ART WALK, MAIFEST, CITYWIDE YARD SALE AND ALL OTHER MARKET EVENTS COULD NOT HAPPEN WITHOUT THE HELP OF SO MANY TIRELESS PEOPLE AND THEIR DEDICATION TO THE CITY OF GRETNA AND THE COMMUNITY
 





MAYOR BELINDA CONSTANT
CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRETNA
GRETNA POLICE DEPARTMENT
GRETNA ECONOMICA DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION 
PATRONS OF THE MARKET
VENDORS OF THE MARKET 
SPONSORS OF THE MARKET
GRETNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
GRETNA COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
GRETNA DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION 
CHARTER VOLUNTEERS OF THE MARKET since 2005
(Gary and Marcia Madere, Hon. Henry and Judy Sullivan, Hon Joseph and JoAnn Toomy, 
Mayor Belinda and Ronnie Constant)

and the tireless dedication and hours spent volunteering by:

Peter DeBroeck, Jill DeBroeck, Denise Ponce, Manuel Ponce, Cecelia Hopkins, Bob Scully, Laura Mesko, Ann Carmon, Jeanine Falcone, Joe Falcone, Joe Toomy, JoAnn Toomy,
Paul Coles, Val Coles
, Monica Naquin, Fran Stoot, Cindy Ruel,
Katie Liljeberg, Louis Liljeberg, Anna Smith,Michaela Brown, Machelle Hall, 
Maryam Baham , Mike Wesley  

and many, many others who make it possible and such as success!

TO VOLUNTEER, PLEASE EMAIL:

We would love you to volunteer!
Spread the word!

or inquire at weekly Market Table 





IT IS TIME AGAIN!

GRETNA CITYWIDE YARD SALE EVENT 

throughout 70053 zip code and on the neutral ground of Huey P Long Avenue

Keep posted here and on the City of Gretna Website for application and updates

ALSO APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE AT MARKET ON SATURDAYS!








October 14, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

email

for further information 
Cecelia Hopkins, Chair of Event

SEPTEMBER 9, 2017
GRETNA ART WALK
FIRST EVENT OF THE FALL/WINTER SEASON

GRETNA MARKETS
PRESENT YEAR ROUND

GRETNA FARMERS' MARKET (SINCE 2005)
weekly every Saturday except September 30, 2017

GRETNA ART WALK (SINCE 2005)
September 9, October 14, November 11, December 9, 2017

GRETNA FARMERS' MARKET MAGIC LADLE SOUP COOKOFF (SINCE 2014)
date for 2018 tba

COMMUNITY AWARENESS DAY/BACK TO SCHOOL EVENT (SINCE 2014)
date for 2018 tba

GRETNA CITYWIDE YARD SALE (SINCE 2015)
October 14, 2017

GRETNA MAIFEST (SINCE 2016)
May 12, 2018

RINGING IN THE ARTS (SINCE 2016)
December 2, 2017


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We welcome SPONSORS for this amazing Market

$250.00 

ONE FULL WEEK OF ADVERTISING AT MARKET
SIGNAGE, NEWSFLASH
TABLE AT MARKET TO TELL EVERYONE ABOUT YOUR BUSINESS!

$2,500.00

ALL YEAR ADVERTISEMENT AND PERMANENT SIGN UNDER THE MARKET PAVILION
COME TO MARKET, SHARE YOUR BUSINESS
WEEKLY NEWSFLASH MENTIONS AND ADS


Sponsorship is the key to Community Involvement!!! Make a difference

EMAIL FOR DETAILS, TO GET ON BOARD

GRETNA FARMERS' MARKET AND GRETNA ART WALK
739 Third Street, Gretna, LA 70053

Denise Ponce contact 

www.gretnala.com


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