New Orleans' Crescent City Farmers Market took the #8 spot on the list of top farmers markets to visit this summer by The energy marketplace and green living resource scoured the country for farmers markets that not only made farm-fresh food easily accessible to urban residents but also had a unique draw as a destination attraction.

The Crescent City Farmers Market was recognized for its focus on locally grown and sustainable foods and the connections it provides between consumers and farmers. According to the market is "full of flavor from the characters you'll meet to the live music and of course the garden-fresh food." The markets most standout feature is its large selection of fresh seafood, including shrimp, crawfish, alligator or crab.

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