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21 Years of Red Stick Farmers Market

Posted November 1 in Press

The first Red Stick Farmers Market was held by a small group of farmers organized by nonprofit organization BREADA in November of 1996 under the leadership of Chris Campany and Susan Turner. Twenty-one years later, BREADA is still bringing farmers and consumers together around fresh, local food every Saturday in downtown Baton Rouge. Our work…

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  •  Fresh Produce at Farmers market

    — What to Expect —

    Red Stick Farmers Market is a producer-only market, which means all of the produce a farmer sells under their tent was grown on their farm.The produce selection will vary depending on the season. Arrive early for the best variety as farmers often sell out by the end of the Market. Continue

  • Farmers Market Parking

    — Parking & Payment —

    Free parking is available at all locations of the Red Stick Farmers Market. All farmers and vendors accept cash and Market tokens. If you would like to use a credit, debit or Louisiana Purchase (SNAP) card, we can swipe them at the Market Information Booth in exchange for Market Tokens. Continue