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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 April 26 under Press

    Behind the Scenes: Emily Durio

    1. How long have you been at BREADA?  I started at BREADA in the middle of this past November. (2021) 2. Where are you from?  Baton Rouge, Louisiana! 3. Favorite way to use local produce or favorite quick weeknight recipe? I love roasting or sauteing all of the fresh vegetables available at the market with a little…

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  • Posted April 26 under Press

    Meet BREADA’s Program Manager: Alia Ledford

    1. How long have you been at BREADA?Mid-January 2022 2. Where are you from? I grew up here in Baton Rouge, LA. 3. Favorite way to use local produce or favorite quick weeknight recipe?I love local food, but I’m not much of a cook. I like to keep it simple, and using fresh food brings incredible…

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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 August 3 under Press

    Farm Fete 2021

    View our fabulous auction items featuring chef dinners, farm tours, and great local items!

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  • Posted July 7 under Press

    Meet BREADA’s Deputy Director: Lisa Gray

    Deputy Director Lisa Gray

    1. How long have you been at BREADA? I have been a part of the BREADA staff for 8 years. 2. Where are you from?  Baton Rouge, LA 3. Favorite way to use local produce or favorite quick weeknight recipe? Okra, tomato, shrimp, and smoke sausage 4. Hobby outside of work?  Fishing, reading, & relaxing…

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  • Posted June 23 under Press

    Meet BREADA’s Development Director: Allison Tohme

    1. How long have you been at BREADA?  I just joined the staff in March, but prior to that I was a board member for four years. 2. Where are you from?  I grew up in Slidell, LA, and the Northshore is home to me. 3. Favorite way to use local produce or favorite quick…

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  • Posted March 1 under Press

    COVID-19 Precautions

    We at BREADA are committed to maintaining a strong local food system during COVID-19 by continuing our network of Farmers Markets that connect you with fresh, locally-grown food. We ask that you follow our guidelines so that we can keep the Markets a safe space for all. Thank you and we hope to see you…

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  • Posted February 10 under Press

    Sweetheart Shopping & Lunch

    Friday, February 12th 11 am to 1:30 pm Main Street Market Join us for a special Valentine’s Day Lunch & Shop event at Main Street Market on Friday, February 12th from 11 am to 1:30 pm. Enjoy lunch from one of the Market’s locally-owned cafes (Chef Celeste Bistro, FRESH Junkie Salads, Our Daily Bread, Paul…

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