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  • Posted March 2 under Press

    Iverstine Farm to Open Butcher Shop

    Iverstine Family Farm will open a full-service butcher shop in Baton Rouge this summer featuring their pasture-raised pork products. We congratulate Galen and Angela on their success and the opportunity to grow their farming business. But don’t despair! They plan to continue participating in the Saturday Market in downtown Baton Rouge. “Yes, we are planning…

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  • Posted January 29 under Press

    Thursday Farmers Market Back

    The Thursday edition of the Red Stick Farmers Market is back with farmers and food artisans setting up behind Pennington Biomedical Research Center (6400 Perkins Road) with great, local products. The best way to access the Market is to turn onto Kenilworth Drive from Perkins Rd, and take your first right into the street that…

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  • Posted October 14 under Press

    Eat Local Challenge

    Are you constantly snapping photos of dishes you’ve cooked with fresh vegetables you picked up at the Farmers Market? Are friends and family constantly drooling over your social media posts about your latest farm fresh meal? Then we have a challenge for you! BREADA is teaming up with Healthy BR and the LSU Ag Center for…

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  • Posted September 30 under Press

    Fall Market Schedule

    The fall harvest is finally coming in and our seasonal farmers markets begin the first week of October. You can find a good variety of fall produce at each market including including tomatoes, sweet corn, fall greens, squash, eggplant, and root vegetables. There have been a few changes in times and locations of our seasonal markets…

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  • Posted September 11 under Press

    The TASTE of Main Street Market

    From a stall in downtown Baton Rouge’s Main Street Market, Taste is serving some of the best sandwiches in the capital city. On Saturdays, Taste also serves a terrific brunch for the farmers market crowd, starting at 7 a.m. Like the best of the market, they sell out fast. Kyle Peveto, The Advocate Read the…

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  • Posted September 9 under Press

    Fall is Coming…

    It’s that time of year when you keep saying to yourself, seriously, will the heat ever end? Well, local farmers are thinking the same thing. This summer was particularly difficult for local fruits and vegetables as we endured both weeks of endless rain and then extreme temperatures-neither good for farming! The good news is that…

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  • Posted July 28 under Press

    Summer Market Schedule Change

    Red Stick Farmers Market Summer Heat

    Summer’s intense heat is a tough time for Louisiana farmers as they begin to transition their fields from late summer crops to planting for the fall. During this time, our seasonal markets take a break as it is difficult to supply 7 weekly farmers markets with fresh produce. The last day for all mid-week markets…

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  • Posted July 27 under Press

    National Farmers Market Week

    National Farmers Week at Red Stick Farmers Market

    US Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has declared August 2-8 National Farmers Market Week across the country. “Farmers Markets benefit communities by offering healthy, wholesome food while local farmers and ranchers benefit from new ways to present their products to customers,” said USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack in Washington, DC. Locally, the Department of Agriculture…

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