Category Archives: Farmers market

Thursday farmers market to close

BREADA logoThe Thursday Red Stick Farmers Market, normally held at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, will close this week because of the anticipated affects of Tropical Storm Isaac. At this time, the Saturday market downtown is expected to open as usual.

BREADA announces canning contest winners

Michelle Tramel and her pickled asparagus won top prize at the BREADA Red Stick Farmers Market Canning Competition. She also one first place in the Jams & Jellies category with her sBREADA logotrawberry balsamic jam. Other winners included Renee Siccone, honorable mention in Pickles, crab boil sweet pickles; Greg Guidry, first place in Sweet Preserves and Sauces, pecan praline sauce; Florent Hardy Jr., honorable mention in Sweet Preserves and Sauces, brown turkey figs; Lori Poirrier, first place Savory Salsas and Relishes, eggplant salsa; Peggy Morton, honorable mention Savory Salsas and Relishes, crunchy relish; Edith Johnson, honorable mention Jams & Jellies, strawberry fig jam.

Tomato Me Crazy at the Red Stick Farmers Market


The Red Stick Farmers Market celebrates tomatoes this weekend with special products, a cooking demonstration and a contest.

Tomatoes, tomatoes and more tomatoes are on tap at this week’s Baton Rouge-area farmers markets. Click the picture for a complete listing.

It’s starting to look like summer at farmers markets

Purple beans, green beans and new potatoes.

Purple beans, green beans and new potatoes are among the produce that will be available at this week's Red Stick Famers Markets.

The downtown Red Stick Farmers Market will celebrate butterflies this Saturday as Gary Ross, naturalist and lepidopterist, will conduct a workshop on attracting and caring for butterflies. Get a complete listing of activities, vendors and products here.