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.
Winter crops at the famers market include fennel, Brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, turnips, citrus, beets, cabbage and greens, as well as a variety of meat, seafood and prepared foods.
In the cooking demonstration, Kevin Black, chef and owner of Go Ya Ya’s Crêperie inside the Main Street Market will make a winter soup using fresh market ingredients. The demonstration will begin at 10 a.m. inside the North Street seating area.
The Thursday Market will open during January 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 at the corner of Fifth and Main in downtown Baton Rouge include:
Amato Winery — Native Louisiana wines.
Barrois Citrus — Louisiana citrus.
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, kale, Swiss chard, turnips, broccoli, cabbage, 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, Brussels sprouts, carrots, kale, Swiss chard, beets, collard greens, turnips, mustard greens, bok choy, green onions, broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower.
Feliciana’s Best — Dairy products, including milk, cream, butter and eggs.
Feliciana Greenhouses by Jimmy Hadden — Sprouts, lettuces and salad dressings.
Felixville Organics — Eggs and flowers.
Fletcher Farms — Strawberries, strawberry barbecue sauce and preserves.
Forte Grove — Artisan breads, sweet breads, seasonal cakes, cookies, muffins, scones and pastries.
Glaser Family Farm — Broccoli, cauliflower, new potatoes, carrots, turnips, cabbage, greens, green onions, kale, baby spinach, Brussels sprouts and beets.
Greenhand Nursey — Herbs and winter vegetable seedlings, fruit trees.
Inglewood Farm — Swiss card, daikon radish, turnips, cauliflower, carrots, rutabaga, beet, fennel, broccoli greens, cabbage 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 — Fennel, spinach, tomatoes, beets, greens, turnips with tops, lettuce mix and mustard mix.
Morrow Family Farm — Strawberries.
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, lettuce, bell peppers, basil, jams, jellies, pickles, salsa, chow chow and tomato sauce.
Papa Tom Bonnecaze Farm — Stone-ground grits, cornmeal, oatmeal, rice flour, filé and fry mix.
Rico Family Farm — Strawberries, Brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, greens, cabbage, shallots, salsa, tamales and chips.
SaySaye’s Village Bakery — Soups, breads, cinnamon rolls and apricot cheese torte.
Vicknair Family Farm — Spinach, broccoli, Swiss chard, mustard greens, mixed 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 will be provided David Spicuzza and Friends beginning at 9:30 a.m..
Fresh produce will include tomatoes, peas, eggplant, squash, peppers, potatoes, cucumbers, onions, greens, cabbage, bok choy, beets, broccoli, cauliflower, radishes and other seasonal produce. Available fruits will include satsumas and other 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.
The Crescent City Farmers Market hosts three markets.
On Tuesday, the market is in Uptown, 200 Broadway Street, New Orleans, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Thursdays find the market in Mid-City, 3700 Orleans Ave., New Orleans, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The market comes downtown on Saturdays, 700 Magazine St., New Orleans, from 8 a.m. until noon.