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  • Posted November 29 under Press

    Eating Local Is Good for Your Health!

    By Teresa B. Day, CHC Ingredients grown near where we live are fresher, in peak season, richer in nutrients, and grown by people you can get to know. To me, eating local is a healthy choice.  Local fresh produce is picked in season when it is ripe and fully developed. Locally grown plants have had…

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  • Posted August 2 under Press

    The Components of Wellness

    With National Farmers Market Week coming up, it’s important to know why spending time at the market is better for your health! While nutrition does play a large role, it is not the only dimension of well-being. Physical, intellectual, emotional, social, spiritual, vocational, financial, and environmental are the 8 components of overall wellness. A change in…

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  • Posted June 28 under Press

    A Letter from the Fletcher Family Farm…

    “Some of my favorite childhood memories are those of time spent at my Grandparents’ farm.Unfortunately, my Grandfather died when I was eight and our family’s farming operation only lasted acouple more years. However, the seed had been sown in me and I always dreamed of somedaybecoming a farmer myself. Shortly after having turned thirty years…

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  • Posted December 6 under Press

    BREADA is Better Because of You

    Among our favorite things to celebrate is the sense of community that flows from BREADA and the Red Stick Farmers Market. It’s hard to imagine Baton Rouge without the connection of our farmers, customers, staff, partners, and friends. We want to thank you for being part of the fabric of this community. Without you, there…

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  • Posted September 15 under Press

    4th Annual Farm Farm Fête

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  • Posted August 8 under Press

    Behind the Scenes — Erin Tassin of Farm Life

    It’s National Farmers Market Week!  To celebrate National Farmers Market Week, we recognize that farmers markets don’t just happen. Every week our farmers market staff, volunteers, vendors and amazing customers come out to make sure that our farmers market continues to serve as a hub for fresh, local food and connection in our community. More…

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  • Posted March 29 under Press

    Strawberry Jam

    Join us Saturday, April 2nd for our Strawberry Jam to celebrate the bountiful Louisiana strawberry harvest! The morning’s events will include live zydeco music from Mel Chavis, a visit from Jazzy the Strawberry from 9 to 11 am, a berry special cooking demo with Chef Jaime Hernandez, Executive Chef of The City Club, and lots…

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  • Posted November 23 under Press

    Partners in Local Food: Whole Foods recipes feature farm-fresh ingredients

    BREADA is excited to be teaming up with Whole Foods Market this year to highlight the seasonal bounty of the Red Stick Farmers Market. You might have seen Whole Foods Team members at the market last month sharing goodies and chatting about local food. Whole Foods Market cares about nourishing people and the planet, and…

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  • Posted November 3 under Press

    A Look Back from our Co-Founders

    We recently caught up with Chris Campany and Susan Turner, co-founders of BREADA & Red Stick Farmers Market, to give a brief history of BREADA and a look back about the market’s early days. Chris Campany: What was the main goal or vision when you began the planning process? Through an urban design studio taught…

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  • Posted March 9 under Farmer Feature

    Anna Marie Seafood

    Where are you located? On Bayou Terrebonne in a town called Montegut, 20 miles south of Houma. The reason I chose to move here was because of the bayou. I moved here the year of Katrina. I wanted a place where I could park the boat at my house. We are able to bring the…

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