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Kick off the new year with fresh, locally grown food at the Red Stick Farmers Market at Fifth and Main streets in Baton Rouge. In the cooking demonstration, chef Celeste Gill will create a dish using Louisiana citrus.
The Thursday Market will be open during January, weather permitting, 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 Saturday include:
Amato Winery — Native Louisiana wines.
Barrois Citrus — Louisiana citrus, including navel oranges, grapefruit and Meyer lemons.
Bocage Honey — Honey.
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.
Chenier Farm — Kohlrabi, rutabaga, sweet potatoes, greens, mizuna, turnips, broccoli, winter squash, cauliflower, eggs and honey.
Delight Thyself — Sweet and savory pies, soups, pork grillades and crawfish pasta sauce.
Dillard Teacakes — Homemade teacakes and sweet potato pie.
Fekete Farm — Strawberries, tomatoes, Brussels sprouts, carrots, kale, chard, beets, greens, bok choy, broccoli and cabbage.
Feliciana’s Best — Dairy products, including milk, cream, butter and eggs.
Feliciana Greenhouses by Jimmy Hadden — Sprouts, lettuces and salad dressings.
Fletcher Farms — Strawberries, strawberry preserves and strawberry barbecue sauce.
Forte Grove — Traditional French king cake, baguettes, a variety of artisan breads, and cookies.
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, mustard greens, green onions, parsley, collards, kale, spinach, chard and beets.
Greenhand Nursey — Herbs and winter vegetable seedlings, fruit trees.
Inglewood Farm — Swiss chard, daikon radish, turnips, cauliflower, broccoli, dill, cilantro, carrots, rutabaga, beets, fennel, broccoli and eggs.
Iverstine Family Farm — Eggs, pastured poultry and heirloom pork.
Louisiana Shrimp — Anna Marie Seafood Co. with fresh, wild-caught shrimp and Gulf fish.
Mizell Nursery — Vegetable seedlings and herbs.
Mon Jardin Farm — Spinach, tomatoes, beets, collard greens, kale, turnips with tops, lettuce mix, broccoli and cauliflower.
Morrow Family Farm — Strawberries, shelled purple hull peas and new potatoes.
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.
Rico Family Farm — Sweet potatoes, cauliflower, mustard greens, cabbage, shallots, salsa, tamales and chips.
SaySaye’s Village Bakery — Soups, breads, cinnamon rolls and apricot cheese torte.
Vicknair Family Farm — Creole tomatoes, grape tomatoes, spinach, broccoli, Swiss chard, mustard greens, lettuces, broccoli and cabbage.
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.
Music this week will be provided by Joe Barbara beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Fresh produce will include tomatoes, shelled peas, eggplant, squash, peppers, potatoes, cucumbers, onions, assorted greens, cabbage, bok choy, salad greens, beets, broccoli, cauliflower, radishes and citrus.
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.