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BREADA appreciates the opportunity to share our mission to cultivate a healthy local food system, support family farmers and make fresh, healthy food to accessible to all. Please contact us to schedule interviews and/or filming at the markets. We are happy to provide beautiful high resolution photos upon request.

  • Posted December 6 under Press

    Holiday Shopping

      Holiday Shopping Inside Main Street Market   Work or live downtown? Shop for locally-sourced gifts from over 20 artisans inside Main Street Market Monday-Friday, December 3rd-7th from 10 am to 3 pm each day. The Downtown Arts Exchange is a collaboration between the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, the Downtown Development District, and…

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  • Posted May 30 under Press

    2018 Summer Fresh Fest Schedule

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  • Posted December 27 under Press

    Last Chance to Help in 2017

    “Food is not just fuel. Food is about family. Food is about community. Food is about identity. And we nourish all those things when we eat well,” author and food activist Michael Pollan.  Where does your food come from…and why does it matter? At Red Stick Farmers Market, friendly faces and locally-grown produce set the stage for…

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  • Posted November 20 under Press

    Last Market Before Thanksgiving

    Pick up everything you need for a fresh and local Thanksgiving feast! The Tuesday Farmers Market at the EBRP Main Library at 7711 Goodwood Blvd will host an expanded group of farmers and food artisans. Barrois Citrus Satsumas, oranges   Bocage Honey                    Locally produced honey and beeswax products     Cutrer Meats Pork, beef, salami,…

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  • Posted November 1 under Press

    21 Years of Red Stick Farmers Market

    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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  • Posted August 3 under Press

    National Farmers Market Week

    USDA has declared August 6-12th National Farmers Market Week to highlight the enormous contribution farmers markets have on the health and economy of local communities. USDA estimates that farmers markets have a 9 billion dollar annual impact on the US economy. Farmers Markets: Stimulate local economies Preserve farmland Increase access to fresh food Support healthy…

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  • Posted April 19 under Press

    From Field to Fork

    Following a basket of strawberries from the field to your fork

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  • Posted February 2 under Press

    Winter Market Schedule

    Winter Market Schedule Thursdays 8:00am–12:00pm Pennington Biomedical Research Center 6400 Perkins Road Show on Map Saturdays 8:00am–12:00pm Main Street Market 5th and Main Streets Show on Map Farmers are busy planting for the spring season. Our market schedule will expand to include seasonal locations as the spring season draws near.

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  • Posted November 21 under Press

    Pre-Thanksgiving Harvest Market

    Red Stick Farmers Market Tuesday, November 21   8 am to 12 noon  EBRP Main Library 7711 Goodwood Blvd   Pick up fresh vegetables, meats, seafood and honey for your Thanksgiving feast direct from local farmers this Tuesday.    Anna Marie Seafood Company   Fresh, wild caught Louisiana shrimp and Gulf of Mexico fish, black…

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  • Posted October 31 under Press

    Market Celebrates 20 Years

    BREADA and Red Stick Farmers Market 20th Anniversary November events:   Saturday, November 5th Main Street Market, 501 Main Street, Downtown BR 8 AM       Harvest Blessing           Reverend Junius Dillard Opening Bell                  (Celebrate the Children of Red Stick Farmers)   8:30 – 11 AM     Market Music John Gray Jazz Lagniappe Dulcimer Society   9…

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