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Always celebrating our Community of Gretna
Come on out each and every weekend!

Thank you for your support!!!!!

HELLO EVERYONE, WELCOME TO A NEW GRETNA FARMERS' MARKET WEEK!

every week 8:30 - 12:30 rain or shine

check out our list of regular vendors

This is a list of our vendors, not all vendors come every week, but it is always a great market week!

Healthy shopping, Healthier Options!





OUR WONDERFUL VENDORS include:



Fekete Farm
Watermelons (big ones!),Tomatoes, Blueberries
Squash, Cucumbers, Kale, Bell Peppers, "Fresh Dug " Red Potatoes


Nancy's Produce and Tamales
Brussels Sprouts , Green Beans, Cucumbers, Greenhouse Strawberries,Tomatoes, Eggplant ,Homemade Hot Tamales and Salsa and yummy Breakfast Burritos!!
Refreshing home made Watermelon Water

Cafe Hope/2Acre Farm
Cabbage, Broccoli, Purple Top Turnips, Heirloom tomatoes, Tumeric, French Thyme, Garlic , Chives, Eggplant, Plants and Fresh Flower bouquets and Herb bunches and topiaries
Featuring Celeste Figs, fresh off the tree !


Run21 Farm (not here June 23)
Farm fresh chicken eggs, straight from the coop!
Spaghetti Squash, White and Yellow Squash and Cucuzza


Durham Farm Peaches
Premium fruit, fresh and the very best!
Come Early to get the very best choice!


Blue Tara Farms Blueberries
fresh picked Blueberries
their specialty, fresh in season


A & J Fresh from the Bayou Seafood
freshly Boiled Crabs, Shrimp, and fresh shrimp


Fleur De Bees Honey Products
Honey, Queen's jelly, Pollen, Balms, Soaps, Gifts, all natural from the hive

Jo's Jellies(not here June 23)
sugar free available, best pectin quality,hot, mild and sweet, big variety
Flavors include Blackberry, Pineapple Habanero, Raspberry, Thai Hot Pepper Jelly
Samples


VooDough Bakery
featuring authentic Sourdough Bread, Foccacia, Seeded Bread, Multigrain, Shoe Soles, Breakfast Treats, and so much more!


The Little Flour Baker
Lebanese Butter Cookies, Amish Friendship Bread, and more baked with Market Produce and Fruit
Samples


Sue's Fudge & Stuff
delicious home made fudge and "Gretna's Most Famous Peanut Butter Fudge", pecan pralines, rocky road, chocolate with pecans, cookies and cream, old fashioned chocolate and chocolate peanut butter fudge. Heavenly Hash too!
Samples



Nana's Italian Cookies
authentic, fresh, delicious, Italian fig cookies, cocoons, seeded cookies
Samples


Home Made by Amy
Bananas' Foster Syrup and Cajun Pickles, beautifully packaged for gifts
Samples


OMG! Ridiculous Eats & Treats
Salsa, Monster Brownies, and delicious Meringue bites in many flavors, platters available, Meringue Pops
Samples


Cocktails deLis(not here June 23)
welcome back for the spring and summer season! Cool, refreshing and healthy juices and beverages using herbs and all natural ingredients, no artificial flavors, herb infused!


Mamma's Blended Juices(not here June 23)
made fresh to order, you pick the ingredients


NOLA Teas(not here June 23)
(delicious and healthy pure and blended teas of the finest quality)
Samples
Discover the wonderful world of hosting a tea!


All you Can Spice(not here June 23)
All Natural Seasonings, featuring Coffee-BBQ Rub, Salt Free Creole Seasoning, and more. Gift boxes available



JazzyBerriesnThings (not here June 23)
Candied apples, decorated apples, gourmet popcorn and chocolate dipped fruit


JavaBits Originals LLC (back on June 23)
Fresh Roasted Coffee Beans that have been ground and mixed with Belgian Chocolate to a unique, tasty, energy boosting snack


Capt'n Jacks Smokehouse
(St. Louis Style Ribs ready to cook, casseroles, gumbos, etouffe and more...make your holiday dining choices here!)
Also featuring spices and BBQ Sauces and marinades
Catering available, inquire
***New Item Alert! Fresh Pork Pulled Tacos ready to eat !!!****


Tailgator's Smoked Meats
slow smoked brisket, turkey legs, chicken, andouille and boudin
Order ahead by calling (504) 382-9745
Catering available, inquire


Cajun Pork Skins
light and crispy, airy and flavorful, hot or mild, large or small, always fresh
Samples


Pappa Vic's Hogshead Cheese and Sausage
home made Chalmette recipe available hot or mild ...none like it
also Italian, Green Onion and Hot Sausage
Samples


Boudin by Jamison
finest, most authentic boudin
State winner, Lafayette Style
Samples


Thai D Jing Fresh Cooked Thai & Bakery
Beignets, Pad Thai and Spring rolls, rice flowers and fresh Thai Tea and fried chicken sticks and Curry Puffs, Mango Sticky Rice Dessert and Sesame Jerk Chicken
Thai home made Ice Cream!


MeMa's Creole Cooking
Fresh prepared Meat stuffed Bell Peppers with Gulf Shrimp on Top
Homemade Bread Pudding, New Orleans' Style
Catering Available


StickiSituations
Delicious regional favorites including Yakamein,Pulled Pork and Smoked chicken salad sandwiches


Uncle B's Spice Mixes
featuring freshly blended spice and one pot wonder mixes, all fresh
Dirty Rice mix, Red Bean mix and fresh spices



Bobby Mc's BBQ Sauces(not here June 23)
home made, family recipe, zesty and flavorful, very versatile
Samples


MD Delights Jerky
naturally flavored jerky in beef and pork
Hawaiian Style is a favorite!
World Famous Salt Free Hawaiian jerky so flavorful
Samples, variety, style and smiles all here!


Caddo Cochon Pork Jerky
fresh, all natural pork jerky, lots of flavors!
vacuum packed fresh, delicious
Pork is their specialty!!!



NOLA Candles & Soaps
Soy based, all natural hand blended and essential oils and Lotion Soap---so soft and luxurious, great gifts!


Cajun Corral Farm, LLC(not here June 23)
all natural, healthy products made from Sandra's pet goats...soaps, lotions, balms, oils and great gift baskets, shaving kits
Great items for Dads' Day, lots of choices for any Dad!

Lil Deb's SnoWorld
featuring large variety of flavors, stuffed snoballs, refreshing


Bindia's Organically Grown Plants
Perennials, Annuals, Flowering, Herbs, Vegetables and Healing Plants


Hungry Hounds(not here June 23)
all natural dog treats made with dehydrated turkey, banana, apples
Samples


Doyle's Knife Sharpening
all garden tools, kitchen knives, scissors and more sharpened correctly

and adding new vendors weekly!


This week featuring special guest vendor:

SUZANNE'S SENSATIONS


featuring puppy and cat treats
Puppy and Kitty Bling
Bandanas and fun clothing for your best friend








NEXT WEEK
JUNE 30, 2018

MEET A NEW FRIEND OR FRIENDS!!!
We will welcome Courtney and other dedicated volunteers to the Gretna Farmers' Market next Saturday!

BLUE TAILS RESCUE

Stop by and meet some adoptables, fosters, and just help to socialize these pups on their special day out!


They will be sharing resources, information and more with our Market Family

check out their Facebook page and like it!

COMING SOON TO YOU AT THE GRETNA FARMERS MARKET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

WATERMELONS
from
Mr. Stephen Sharp

the very best
our faithful, longstanding vendor!


JUNE 30, 2018 SATURDAY


































TABOR'S WOODEN CRAFTS...yard art and signs, custom available
KIDS' ACTIVITY TABLE OPEN WEEKLY! Miss Cindy!


Free Kids' Activity!! Come on by!

Take home some art today!
Farm Fresh, Home Grown



Each and every Saturday, these wonderful high school students and ROTC cadets give their time to volunteers and help their community at the Gretna Farmers' Market. We appreciate them so much! THANK YOU ALL OF YOU WONDERFUL PEOPLE!


Gretna Farmers' Market
Collecting weekly newspapers and clean linens (towels, sheets, comforters, t shirts) for use at the SPCA and area veterinary clinics and rescues.Please look for the large receptacle to recycle them or bring to the office door.

Also collecting Mardi Gras beads
for the Gretna Food Bank for resale.

We thank you in advance for your donations.
Dixie says "Thank you!"

We are a pet friendly Market, just make sure your pet is leashed at all times.
Check out the City of Gretna's Observatory from 8:30 - 11:00 pm on Mondays and Wednesdays (weather permitting)!!!

It is the largest public observatory in the GNO area, and is located off of Gretna Boulevard between Manhattan Boulevard and Belle Chasse Highway behind Gretna Middle School at #1 Copernicus Lane.

For more information or to schedule a group visit, please contact Ron Marcella at rmarcell@cox.net

It is a great time! Very unique experience!
THE BOOK NOOK TABLE IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS! TAKE A BOOK, LEAVE A BOOK, DISCOVER THE WORLD OF READING AND IMAGINATION! ADULTS' AND CHILDRENS' BOOKS WELCOME!
Gretna Market Place
on Huey P. Long Avenue
between 3rd and 4th Streets
(504) 361-1822

to become a vendor, apply online only
under "Events Tab" for both Farmers' Market and Art Walk

We are seeking vendors for:
Dairy, Fresh Flowers, and more
(all items must be grown by vendor or made by vendor)

  • Visit our Gretna Market Table for information, merchandise and any news about upcoming events
  • We sell iced cold water, Market Aprons, Market Jute Bags, Coloring Books, Market prints and more
  • We are always seeking volunteers to help with Market or Special Events. Please inquire at the Market Table.
  • In order to become a vendor, first step is to apply online. Please read the rules and guidelines carefully.
  • Welcome to our friendly, community Farmers' Market!


Volunteers are needed to help once a month or for special events!
Help your Community and become involved in a fun way with fun people!

TO INQUIRE, PLEASE ASK AT THE MARKET TABLE OR EMAIL:


THANK YOU FOR VISITING OUR MARKET!

Everyone loves the Saturday Market!


Market is every Saturday!!


UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE GRETNA FARMERS' MARKET


FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION JUNE 30, 2018

SPECIAL GUESTS: VFW POST 3121 GRETNA
DAVID CROCKETT FIRE DEPARTMENT..FIRE TRUCK, FIREMEN AND ACTIVITIES
&
HOT DOGS AND WATERMELON FOR ALL!
COMPLIMENTS OF THE GRETNA FARMERS' MARKET and Mr. Stephen Sharp (Watermelons)

10-TIL RUN OUT
PATRIOTIC MUSIC ALL DAY


COMMUNITY AWARENESS/BACK TO SCHOOL DAY
AUGUST 11, 2018

30 + VENDORS IN ADDITION TO OUR REGULAR VENDORS
COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS, CIVIC ASSOCIATIONS
COMMUNITY RESOURCES FREE
BACK TO SCHOOL ITEMS GIVEN OUT AND MORE GOODIES FOR ALL
(still seeking additional vendors, please email the Market; only civic and service organizations, NO Fundraising or sales)


LABOR DAY AT THE MARKET

SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
SURPRISES TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!

GRETNA ART WALK DEBUT FALL SEASON

SEPTEMBER 8, 2018

application online at
under "Visitors" tab
not too early to apply, fills up fast!


Rules and Requirements listed on site


Keep Gretna Clean and Green!
The City of Gretna is serious about keeping our community beautiful!

Purchase an eye catching yard sign and 3 car stickers...all for only $20.00!!!

Call Tourism office, Ronnie Gauthreaux at 504-363-1580 or call
City Hall (504) 363-1500

or email

Thank you to GEDA
for their support of our community, including the Gretna Farmers' Market and Gretna Art Walk, of which they are sponsors and our parent entity.

Please consider joining this organization if you wish to contribute by helping your community or if you are a business owner and want to get the word out of what you can offer others!

Call (504) 361-7748 for information



EDITOR IN CHIEF
Bulldoggie Schwark Ponce

ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF
Denise S. Ponce

RESIDENT ARTIST
Manuel Ponce