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  • Posted June 1 under Press

    Summer Fresh Fest

    Things are heating up outside, bringing beautiful colorful produce to the Markets each week. June is typically one of the best months for fruits and vegetables in South Louisiana and we are lucky to have fresh field tomatoes, sweet corn, bright peppers, melons, and unique varieties of squash filling farmers’ tables. Red Stick Farmers Market’s Fresh…

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  • Posted March 14 under Press

    Spring Market Schedule Announced

    Shopping for farm-fresh produce just got easier! Spring is here and with it comes the expansion of our weekly farmers market schedule with three additional sites. You can find a variety of produce with leafy greens, root vegetables, and early spring vegetables, depending on the location. Each site has ample parking, which makes it easy to pop…

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  • Posted March 11 under Press

    Market Closed March 12

    The downtown location of Red Stick Farmers Market will be closed Saturday, March 12. Due to heavy rain and flooding throughout the region, the Farmers Market will be closed to protect the safety of our customers and farmers who travel to the Market from different areas of the state. Main Street Market, the indoor facility…

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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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