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 break in the rain means a bountiful market this Saturday with root vegetables, greens, cabbage, citrus, strawberries and other produce.
In the cooking demonstration, students from the Louisiana Culinary Institute will present “Cooking With Fresh & Local Winter 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.
Belle Ecorce — Gourmet artisan goat cheeses.
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 card, turnips, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, eggs and honey.
Dillard Teacakes — Homemade teacakes and sweet potato pie.
Fekete Farm — Strawberries, Brussels sprouts, carrots, kale, Swiss card, beets, greens, turnips, bok choy, green onions, cabbage, tomatoes, spinach and cilantro.
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, parlsey, kale, Brussels sprouts, beets and Swiss chard.
Greenhand Nursey — Herbs and winter vegetable seedlings, fruit trees.
Inglewood Farm — Swiss chard, daikon radish, turnips, cauliflower, carrots, rutabaga, beet, fennel, broccoli greens, cabbage, green garlic 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 — Red Russian kale, collards, mustard mix, turnips, tomatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, beets and fennel.
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, cherry tomatoes, lettuce, bell peppers, basil, jams and 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, mustard greens, cabbage, shallots, red and green salsa, tamales and homemade chips.
SaySaye’s Village Bakery — Soups, breads, cinnamon rolls and apricot cheese torte.
Vicknair Family Farm — Mustard greens, mixed lettuces, broccoli and strawberries.
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 by Andrew McLean 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.
Crescent City Farmers Market
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.