Editor’s note: The farmers markets vegetable and food product lists are featured every week on The Advocate’s website, http://www.theadvocate.com, and on the first Thursday of each month in The Advocate’s Food section.
The Red Stick Farmers Market will be stocked with plenty of produce for holiday meals, including broccoli, strawberries, sweet potatoes, greens and citrus. In the cooking demonstration, Celeste Gill will show shoppers how to use seasonal produce in holiday recipes.
Music will be provided by the Bluegrass Jam inside the Main Street Market.
The Thursday Market will open at Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road. Shoppers should enter off Kenilworth Boulevard, at Irene Drive.
Louisiana Purchase, credit and debit cards are accepted at both locations of the Red Stick Farmers Market.
Area farmers and artisan food producers scheduled to be at the farmers market from 8 a.m. to noon at Fifth and Main in downtown Baton Rouge on Saturday include:
Amato Winery — Native Louisiana wines.
Barrois Citrus — Louisiana citrus.
Bocage Honey — Honey.
Boudreaux Gardens —Cut flowers.
Briarhill Farms — Cornish hens, whole chickens, quail, Bloody Mary mix and tomato relish.
Cajun Grain — Jasmine brown rice, gluten-free rice flour, rice grits and grass-fed beef.
Delight Thyself — Sweet and savory pies, soups, pork grillades and crawfish pasta sauce.
Deselles Cane Syrup — Pure cane syrup and cane syrup cakes.
Dillard Teacakes — Homemade teacakes and sweet potato pie.
Fekete Farm — Strawberries, turnips greens, leeks, beets, carrots, green beans and squash.
Feliciana’s Best — Dairy products, including milk, cream, butter and eggs.
Feliciana Greenhouses by Jimmy Hadden — Sprouts, lettuces and salad dressings.
Felixville Organics — Pastured eggs and flowers.
Fletcher Farms — Strawberries, barbecue sauce, strawberry preserves.
Forte Grove — Variety of artisan breads, seasonal cakes and cookies and muffins.
Frances Chauvin Blue Ribbon Pies — Fruit pies and tarts, sugar-free tarts, quiche and shoe soles.
Glaser Family Farm — Broccoli, cauliflower, new potatoes, carrots, turnips, cabbage, greens, parsley, lettuce mix and beets.
Greenhand Nursey — Herbs and vegetable seedlings, fruit trees.
Inglewood Farm — Chard, daikon radish, turnips, kale, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, dill, greens, tatsoi, carrots, beets and eggs.
Iverstine Family Farm — Eggs, pastured poultry and heirloom pork.
Louisiana Shrimp — Gage & Evin Shrimp Co. with fresh, wild-caught shrimp and Gulf fish.
Mizell Nursery — Vegetable seedlings and herbs.
Mon Jardin Farm — Spinach, tomatoes, beets, greens, lettuce mix, broccoli and cauliflower.
Morrow Family Farm — Strawberries, purple hull peas, new potatoes and eggplant.
Nur’s Kitchen — Cabbage stew, lentil soup, eggplant-stuffed mousakka and pesto.
Outlaw Katfish Kompany — Des Allemands wild-caught catfish, crab meat and alligator sausage.
Papa John’s Family Farm — Tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, lettuce, bell peppers, basil jams, jellies, pickles, salsa and tomato sauce.
Papa Tom Bonnecaze Farm — Stone-ground grits, cornmeal, oatmeal, rice flour, filé and fry mix.
Plantation Pecan — Pecans, pecan pie, pralines and pecan candies.
Rico Family Farm — Sweet potatoes, cauliflwoer, greens, cabbage, shallots, salsa, tamales and chips.
SaySaye’s Village Bakery — Soups, breads, cinnamon rolls and apricot cheese torte.
Vicknair Family Farm — Tomatoes, spinach, broccoli spears, Swiss chard, mustard greens, lettuces and broccoli.
Yard Bird Farm — Pasture-raised poultry, hibiscus chutney, hibiscus jelly and farm-fresh eggs.
The Covington Market is open from 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.
In this week’s cooking demonstration, chefs Keith and Nealy Frentz bring their food truck, Lola Deux. Music provided by The Petty Bones.
Fresh produce will include squash, peppers, potatoes, cucumbers, onions, greens, lettuces, beets, broccoli, radishes and other seasonal produce. Available fruits will include strawberries, peaches, citrus and blueberries.
Seafood, meats, dairy products, eggs, honey, herbs and prepared foods will also be available.
For more information, call (985) 892-1873 or go to http://www.covingtonfarmersmarket.org.
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