Editor’s note: The farmers markets vegetable and food product lists are featured every week at http://www.theadvocate.com, and on the first Thursday of each month in The Advocate’s Food section.
By Advocate Food staff
Shoppers will find a variety of fresh, seasonal produce at the Red Stick Farmers Market, held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Fifth and Main streets in downtown Baton Rouge.
The Baton Rouge Arts Market also will open the next two Saturdays, featuring more than 60 artists.
In the cooking demonstration, at 10 a.m. in the North Street seating area of Main Street Market, chef Eusebio Gongora of Fleming’s Steakhouse will prepare a dish featuring Iverstine pork.
The Thursday Market will be open 8 a.m. to noon at Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road. The Tuesday Market on Goodwood Boulevard is closed for the season and will reopen in March.
Farmers and artisan food producers set to be at the Saturday farmers market, include:
Amato Winery — Wines.
Barrois Citrus — Citrus.
Bocage Honey — Honey.
Briarhill Farms — Cornish hens, chickens, quail, Bloody Mary mix and tomato relish.
Cajun Grain — Rice products and grass-fed beef.
Chenier Farm — Pumpkins, honey, sweet potatoes and greens.
Delight Thyself — Sweet and savory pies, soups and foods.
Deselles Cane Syrup — Syrup and cakes.
Dillard Teacakes — Teacakes and sweet potato pie.
Fekete Farm — Carrots, kale, bok choy and greens.
Feliciana’s Best — Dairy products and eggs.
Feliciana Greenhouses by Jimmy Hadden — Sprouts, mirlitons, lettuces and salad dressings.
Felixville Organics — Eggs.
Fletcher Farms — Strawberries, barbecue sauce and preserves.
Forte Grove — Baked goods.
Frances Chauvin Blue Ribbon Pies — Fruit pies and tarts, quiche and shoe soles.
Glaser Family Farm — Corn, radishes, new potatoes and beans.
Inglewood Farm — Turnips, kale, cauliflower, scallions and eggs.
Iverstine Family Farm — Eggs, pastured poultry and pork.
Louisiana Shrimp — Fresh, wild-caught shrimp and Gulf fish.
Mon Jardin Farm — Spinach, beets, greens and lettuce.
Morrow Family Farm — Strawberries, potatoes and snap beans.
Nur’s Kitchen — Cabbage stew, lentil soup and other foods.
Outlaw Katfish Kompany — Des Allemands wild-caught catfish, crab and alligator sausage.
Papa John’s Family Farm — Tomatoes, lettuce, peppers and basil.
Papa Tom Bonnecaze Farm — Grits, cornmeal and oatmeal.
Plantation Pecan — Pecans, pecan pie, pralines and candies.
Rico Family Farm — Sweet potatoes, broccoli and shallots.
Rocking R Dairy Farm — Goat milk, cow’s milk and cheeses.
SaySaye’s Village Bakery — Soups, breads and apricot cheese torte.
Vicknair Family Farm — Tomatoes, spinach, greens and lettuces.
The Covington Market is open 8 a.m. to noon each Saturday on the side lawn of City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St., and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Wednesday at the Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire.
Fresh produce will include squash, peppers, potatoes, onions and seasonal fruits and vegetables.
Call (985) 892-1873.
The market celebrates Freretstivus, paying tribute to the holiday made popular by the TV show “Seinfeld.” Music will be provided by Tin Men at Noon, Debauche and John Mooney.
The Freret Market, which includes 97 vendors, is held the first Saturday of each month from noon to 5 p.m. with a second Saturday market held during the holidays.
Parking is available at Cadiz and Magnolia.
Copyright © 2011, Capital City Press LLC • 7290 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70810 • All Rights Reserved