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.
Shoppers will be able to find root vegetables, leafy greens and locally sourced pork, sausage, poultry and seafood this Saturday. Student chefs from the Louisiana Culinary Institute will cook with produce from the market in the 10 a.m. cooking demonstration in the North Street seating area of 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 Saturday at the corner of Fifth and Main in downtown Baton Rouge include:
Amato’s Winery — Native Louisiana wines.
Belle Ecorce — Artisan goat cheeses.
Bocage Honey — Honey.
Briarhill Farm — Cornish hens, chickens, quail , Bloody Mary mix, pickles, jelly and preserves.
Cajun Grain — Jasmine brown rice, rice grits and rice flour.
Delight Thyself — Sweet and savory pies, gumbo, grillades, soup, pimento cheese and gluten-free items.
Dillard Teacakes — Homemade teacakes and sweet potato pie.
Fekete Farm — Strawberries, Brussels sprouts, carrots, kale, Swiss chard, beets, turnips, green onions, radishes and parsley.
Feliciana’s Best Creamery — Milk, half and half, heavy cream, butter and eggs.
Feliciana Greenhouses by Jimmy Hadden — Sprouts, lettuces, spinach and salad dressings.
Felixville Organics — Eggs.
Fletcher Farm — Strawberries and preserves.
Forte Grove — Artisan breads, assorted muffins, croissants and cookies.
Frances Chauvin Blue Ribbon Pies — Fruit pies and tarts, sweet potato pies, quiche, sugar-free tarts and shoe soles.
Glaser Family Farm — English cucumbers, lettuce, arugula, carrots, turnips, cabbage, green onions, parsley, collards, kale, Brussels sprouts, Swiss chard and beets.
Greenhand Nursey — Herbs and spring vegetable seedlings, fruit trees.
Inglewood Farm — Swiss chard, broccoli rabe, turnips, carrots, beets, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, collards, greens, strawberries and eggs.
Iverstine Family Farm — Eggs and Berkshire pork, bacon.
Louisiana Shrimp — Anna Marie Seafood Co. with fresh, wild-caught shrimp and Gulf fish.
Mississippi Mushroom — Fresh and dried shiitake mushrooms.
Mizell Nursery — Vegetable seedlings and herbs, peppers and plants.
Mon Jardin — Fava beans and fava bean tips, fennel, kale, Swiss chard and mixed lettuce.
Morrow Family Farm — Strawberries.
Nur’s Kitchen — Cabbage stew, lentil soup, eggplant-stuffed mousakka and pesto.
Outlaw Katfish Kompany — Wild-caught seafood, seafood dips, alligator and catfish.
Papa John’s Family Farm — Tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, lettuce, bell peppers, basil, burpless cucumbers, jams, jellies, pickles, salsa, chow chow and tomato sauce.
Papa Tom Bonnecaze Farm — Stone-ground grits, cornmeal, oatmeal, rice flour, filé and fry mix.
Plantation Pecan — Pecan halves, roasted pecans, pecan pieces, whole pecans, pies and pralines.
Rico Farm — Sweet potatoes, strawberries, green onions, tamales and chips.
Rocking R Dairy Farm — Goat milk and cheeses, cheddar, curds, goat meat, fat-free Greek yogurt and chocolate milk.
Saye Saye’s Village Bakery — Soups, apricot cheese torte, cinnamon rolls, seven-grain French bread, ciabatta, foccacia, Italian bread and multigrain bread.
Vicknair Family Farm — Collard greens, cabbage, lettuce, shallots 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 Vintage Jazz beginning at 9:30 a.m. In the cooking demonstration, market vendor Lena Brannon of 7 Grain Bakery will serve a whole grain breakfast.
Fresh produce will include greens, chard, broccoli, cauliflower, rutabagas, turnips, Brussels sprouts, carrots, sweet potatoes, green onions, radishes and lettuces.
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.